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Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 10:13 AM - Last Updated: Friday, November 09, 2018 @ 3:04 PM

Top court rules constitutional path is clear for proposed pan-Canadian securities regulation Chief Justice Richard Wagner

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled 9-0 that the Constitution authorizes pan-Canadian securities regulation by a single national securities regulator, as per the national “Cooperative System” for the regulation of capital markets proposed by Ottawa and five provinces and one territory. ... [read more]

Thursday, October 04, 2018 @ 2:30 PM

Clark Wilson bolsters team with three associates

Clark Wilson LLP announced that Leslie Wong, Michael Scott and Polly Storey have joined the Vancouver firm as associates. ... [read more]

Friday, September 28, 2018 @ 9:03 AM

Dentons partner named to federal open banking advisory panel

Dentons announced that partner Kirsten Thompson is one of four members appointed to the federal government’s newly created Advisory Committee on Open Banking. ... [read more]

Friday, September 21, 2018 @ 8:39 AM

Class action against securities dealer’s accountant bound for SCC, lawyer says Daniel_Bach_sm

A class action against a defunct securities dealer that lost more than $10 million in investments is headed to Canada’s top court after Ontario’s Appeal Court tossed a “duty of care” claim against the dealer’s accountant, says a lawyer involved. ... [read more]

Friday, September 14, 2018 @ 8:48 AM

Concerns raised about proposed B.C. legislation on real estate transparency Jonathan Reilly, English Bay Law Corporation

The B.C. government has introduced a bill aimed at ending hidden ownership of real estate and ensuring taxes are being paid on their properties, but community groups and legal experts are raising concerns about its privacy implications and reporting requirements. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 13, 2018 @ 3:58 PM

Cassels Brock expands Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary offices

Cassels Brock has beefed up its Toronto team with the hiring of 10 associates. The firm also added a pair of associates in Vancouver and one in its Calgary office. ... [read more]

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

McMillan adds former articling student, two associates

McMillan LLP announced that William (Bill) Wu has rejoined the firm as a member of the competition group in its Toronto office, effective Sept. 10, 2018. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 @ 1:56 PM

MacDonald new partner with BLG’s securities, capital markets group

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) welcomes Cameron MacDonald as a partner in its securities and capital markets group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 @ 11:51 AM

Rasile rejoins Bennett Jones as financial services partner

After one year with another large corporate firm, Mark Rasile is back with Bennett Jones as a partner in the Toronto office. He practises in the areas of financial services, lending and finance, M&A and private equity. ... [read more]

Friday, August 03, 2018 @ 8:50 AM

Langlois adds partner to Montreal litigation group

Guillaume Michaud has joined Langlois lawyers’ litigation group as a partner in its Montreal office. ... [read more]