Latest Publications

Our law firm’s latest publications are found below.  You can access the full list in our legal publications section.

Rob Ford Defamation Case

Gil Zvulony, Toronto Defamation Lawyer, recently spoke to Law Times about the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in the defamation case of Foulidis v. Ford.  Gil Zvulony, noted the importance of naming the right parties in a defamation lawsuit, and questioned why certain parties were not added to the lawsuit. The full article can be found […]

Online Harrasment

Toronto Internet Lawyer, Gil Zvulony, recently spoke to CITY TV NEWS regarding a man who was convicted of harassing several women online.  Mr. Zvulony stressed that people need to be aware that online actions, such as stalking and harassment, can have real world consequences, such as criminal prosecution.

Coercion and Undue Influence in Making a Will

A common ground for contesting a last will and testament arises where a family member of the deceased feels that the deceased was coerced or manipulated into signing a last will and testament that they did not agree with or did not understand. This ground for a will challenge is known as “undue influence”.

What State of Mind is Needed for a Will to be Valid?

One of the most common legal grounds for challenging the validity of a last will and testament is by alleging that the person who made the last will and testament did not have the mental ability or mental capacity to legally make the last will.

Toronto Wills Lawyer Discusses Family Gifts

Toronto Wills and Estates lawyer examines the law of family gifts when someone passes away with or without a last will and testament.

Superman, Copyright and Jeffrey Baldwin

Toronto Copyright Lawyer, Gil Zvulony, recently spoke to Pat Bolland of Sun News about DC Entertainment’s refusal to allow the Superman logo to be displayed on a memorial statute of Jeffrey Baldwin. Gil was critical of the decision to refuse and questioned the legal validity of preventing such usage.

Canada’s Anti Spam Legislation

Toronto Internet Lawyer, Gil Zvulony recently spoke to the Business News Network (BNN) about Canada’s new Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL).  The law came into effect on July 1, 2014.  The law prohibits the sending of most commercial electronic messages without the prior consent of the recipient. General information about CASL can be found at: http://fightspam.gc.ca

Online Reviews and Defamation

Toronto Defamation Lawyer, Gil Zvulony was recently featured in a story Global News did about online reviews and defamation. Gil Zvulony gave some tips on writing a good review that could protect a reviewer from a defamation lawsuit.

Policing YouTube

Toronto Internet Lawyer, Gil Zvulony recently spoke to the national media regarding the ability of YouTube to monitor its videos for threatening behaviour.

User Based Insurance and Privacy

Toronto Privacy Lawyer, Gil Zvulony was a panelist at the Telematics Canada Conference 2014. Telematics are gps type devices that track a vehicle’s speed, location, and other vehicle metrics. Insurance companies are introducing these devices into vehicles as part of their “usage based insurance” programs.

What is an Estate Trustee?

Toronto Wills Lawyer discusses the definition of ‘estate trustee’ according to Ontario law, including duties of an estate trustee and their payment.

FAQs Divorce Opinion Letter

If you were divorced outside of Canada and wish to get married in Ontario, you will need to provide a legal opinion letter: from an Ontario lawyer, addressed to both people who plan to get married, giving reasons why the divorce or annulment should be recognized in Ontario.We can provide you with such a legal opinion letter. […]

The Law on TheDirty.com

Canadian Defamation Lawyer Gil Zvulony speaks about the law as it relates to websites like TheDirty.com

Privacy, Tracking Devices, & Usage Based Auto Insurance

Toronto Privacy Lawyer, Gil Zvulony, recently discussed potential privacy concerns regarding the use of tracking devices used by some auto insurance companies.

Bit Torrent File Sharing and Canadian Copyright Law

Toronto Copyright Lawyer, Gil Zvulony recently spoke to Dan Misener of CBC Radio (listen to the podcast) on the legality of the movie streaming application, “Popcorn Time”.  Popcorn Time has been dubbed the “Netflix for Pirates” because of it’s very simple and user-friendly interface. Gil Zvulony’s legal opinion was that the application likely runs afoul […]