O’Donnell Speaks at Forensic Investigators Conference

O’Donnell Speaks at Forensic Investigators Conference

Crystal O’Donnell, Heuristica’s CEO and Senior Counsel, will speak at the Association of Certified Forensic Investigators of Canada (ACFI) 20th Annual Fraud Conference and Workshop.   ACFI is a Canadian non-profit accrediting organization responsible for administering the Certified Forensic Investigators’ programme in Canada.  It provides services such as seminars, conferences, specialized training, networking, e-newsletters, as well as a web site with articles and educational tools to assist members and others with understanding and dealing with fraud and its related issues.  Essentially the Association provides a meeting place where CFI practitioners, who are engaged in law enforcement, forensic and investigative accounting, law, auditing and other related

Heuristica Sponsors ILCO 50th Anniversary Celebration

Heuristica Sponsors ILCO 50th Anniversary Celebration

Heuristica is pleased to sponsor The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario (ILCO) 50th Anniversary Celebration.   The members-only event will be held in Toronto at the King Edward Hotel on April 26th, 2018.   ILCO supports the highest professional standards by providing opportunities to innovate, share ideas and knowledge of best practices.  It’s mandate is to provide and promote general and legal education to its members for the purpose of increasing their knowledge, efficiency and professional ability.   Heuristica is pleased to have been associated with ILCO for many years by teaching it’s eDiscovery Advanced Theory & Practices for Litigation Support Fellowship

Insights & Ideas Blog Selected for Inclusion in LawBlogs.ca

Insights & Ideas Blog Selected for Inclusion in LawBlogs.ca

We are pleased that our Insights & Ideas blog has been selected for inclusion in LawBlogs.ca.   Lawblogs.ca is the home of the Canadian Law Blogs list which is an open directory of Canadian blogging lawyers, law librarians, marketers, IT professionals and paralegals.   Blogs included in the Canadian Law Blogs list are reviewed and must meet the criteria below before they are included in the directory.   The blog should have posts for the past 3 consecutive months Ideally, there should be at least one or two posts per month Blog authors should be Canadian and should be readily identifiable as a lawyer or other member

Order has been Restored: Federal Court of Appeal Upholds Common Interest Privilege

Order has been Restored:  Federal Court of Appeal Upholds Common Interest Privilege

Candice Chan-Glasgow Director, Document Review Services March 27, 2018   In Iggillis Holdings Inc. v. Canada (National Revenue), 2018 FCA 51 (CanLII), a highly anticipated decision released earlier this month, the Federal Court of Appeal overturned a Federal Court decision which found that common interest privilege “is not a legitimate or acceptable application of solicitor-client privilege”.   In this case, Abacus Capital (“Abacus”) structured a series of transactions to acquire the shares of the corporations that were previously held by IGGillis Holdings Inc. and Ian Gillis (collectively, “Gillis”).  Abacus’ lawyer, with input from Gillis’ lawyer, prepared a memorandum outlining the

Heuristica Sponsors the Laskin Moot Court Competition

Heuristica Sponsors the Laskin Moot Court Competition

Heuristica is pleased to sponsor the Laskin, Canada’s only annual national bilingual moot court competition in Canadian administrative and constitutional law.   The Laskin provides a unique opportunity for law students, judges, law professors and practitioners from across Canada to meet and debate problems of current importance in the law.  Its goals are to foster a better and deeper understanding of the law and to support and encourage legal education and bilingualism while at the same time promoting in the legal community a spirit of cooperation and understanding that transcends linguistic and provincial boundaries.   The competition is administered by a committee of