The Risks of Defamation in the Condominium Setting

A recent court case highlights the unique risks of defamation in the condominium setting. It also notes the special defamation defence that can be available to a condominium director.  In the case of Wan v Lau, Mr. Lau was seeking election to the condominium’s board. He sought proxies for two units that were owned by the Huang family corporation. One of the family members, Mr. Huang, signed a proxy (for the Huang family units) in favour of electing Mr. Lau.    Read the article……………


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