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Banking, Bankruptcy & Insolvency


Tuesday, December 05, 2017 @ 12:33 PM

Weinczok joins DLA Piper (Canada) LLP

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP has named Mike Weinczok as a partner in its restructuring group. ... [read more]

Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 12:50 PM

Fogler Rubinoff adds insolvency partner

Maurice V. Fleming has joined Fogler, Rubinoff LLP as a partner in the firm’s financial services and insolvency group. ... [read more]

Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 9:35 AM

Pro Bono Ontario offers free legal advice over phone Pro Bono Ontario Hotline

After being in a soft-launch mode for 10 weeks, Pro Bono Ontario has officially launched its Free Legal Advice Hotline. ... [read more]

Friday, November 24, 2017 @ 1:02 PM

Lawyers among Canada’s Most Powerful Women

When the Women’s Executive Network (WXN) revealed the list of winners of the 2017 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards, the legal profession was well represented. ... [read more]

Thursday, November 23, 2017 @ 3:02 PM

Concerns over CSA’s ‘regulatory sandbox’ Conrad Druzeta

In a historic move, Toronto-based TokenFunder Inc. has been granted an offering memorandum prospectus exemption from the Ontario Securities Commission to launch an initial coin offering (ICO). ... [read more]

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 @ 3:27 PM

Paliare Roland adds quartet of associates

Four new associates are the latest members of Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein LLP. ... [read more]

Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 3:09 PM

Norton Rose Fulbright partner joins public service

In February 2018, Ava G. Yaskiel will have a new job. ... [read more]

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]