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Wednesday, November 15, 2017 @ 1:23 PM

Financial institutions, regulators need to be prepared for disruptions of fintech, report says Anita Anand, University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Financial service providers around the world are being disrupted by fintech, new technologies which are making to easier to borrow money and make investments. And observers are saying Canada’s regulators and financial institutions need to be prepared for the onslaught of technological change. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 12:12 PM

Plowman joins Miller Thomson

Miller Thomson LLP  has hired corporate finance specialist and registered trademark agent Kevin Plowman as a partner in its Calgary office. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 09, 2017 @ 12:10 PM

Retired lawyer organizes fundraising jazz concert for cancer research

A first glance, it would appear that jazz musicians from North America and South America, the bankruptcy and insolvency law community and a rare cancer have nothing in common with each other, but because of the efforts of a retired lawyer, they’re absolutely linked. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 02, 2017 @ 1:22 PM

Lawyers among appointees to OSC committee

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) named a number of legal practitioners among the members of its small and medium enterprise committee (SMEC). ... [read more]

Thursday, October 26, 2017 @ 1:36 PM

Szweras joins board of Quinsam Capital Corporation

Securities lawyer Adam Szweras in now a member of the board of Quinsam Capital Corporation. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 @ 2:20 PM

MacCready new partner for DLA Piper

Charlie MacCready has joined the Toronto office of Vancouver-based DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as a partner. ... [read more]

Friday, October 13, 2017 @ 12:05 PM

Two TD Bank Group lawyers get new positions

Following the retirement of one of its senior executives, TD Bank Group has shuffled a number of its senior leaders and appointed them to new roles. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 @ 12:34 PM

Report raises concerns about potential $8 billion Alberta oil well liability Alastair Lucas, University of Calgary Faculty of Law

A prominent think tank is raising concerns about a potential $8 billion liability if “orphaned” oil wells in Alberta are not dealt with, and a number of legal scholars are saying a recent court decision has muddied the waters considerably. ... [read more]

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 2:18 PM

BANKRUPTCY & INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS - Appeals and judicial review - Practice and procedure - Effect on other proceedings - Courts - Jurisdiction - Stays - Pending concurrent proceedings

Application by the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Orphan Well Association for a stay of the enforcement of a majority decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal pending appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada. ... [read more]

Monday, September 18, 2017 @ 12:56 PM

Dentons Boekel adds two partners to Amsterdam practice

Dentons Boekel has strengthened its corporate and M&A practice in Amsterdam with the recruitment of two partners, David Griston and Kuif Klein Wassink. ... [read more]