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Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 12:50 PM

Law society to honour Swan at call to bar ceremony

The Law Society of Ontario will present a doctor of laws degree, honoris causa (LLD), to Angela Swan at its call to the bar ceremony in Toronto on Jan. 25. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 12:49 PM

Keyes elected Cox & Palmer’s N.B. managing partner

Cox & Palmer announced that Edward Keyes has been elected New Brunswick managing partner. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 10:29 AM - Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 11:20 AM

Ottawa’s public directive on litigation in Indigenous cases aims to hold Crown to account on reconciliation: DOJ Karenna_Williams

​​​Indigenous law practitioners say the Attorney General of Canada’s recently unveiled directive to federal Crown lawyers mandating a “significant shift” in Indigenous litigation could assist their clients — especially if judges push Department of Justice (DOJ) counsel to walk Ottawa’s talk. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 9:15 AM

Despite legal issues, smart tech good for real estate industry digital_realestate_sm

Poring over generic postings with limited information, glancing through blurry photos, attending open houses, standing over fax machines, anxiously awaiting a response. Driving out to meet your clients at a local café, presenting the offer, and getting paper signatures. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 8:31 AM

LIENS - Owner - Requirement of privity and consent

Appeal by the plaintiff from the dismissal of its claim for breach of trust against the directors of Prairie Green. ... [read more]

Monday, January 21, 2019 @ 12:38 PM

BLG’s Calgary office gets new commercial litigation partner

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced that Jonathan Liteplo has joined the firm as a partner in the commercial litigation group. ... [read more]

Monday, January 21, 2019 @ 9:36 AM

More normalization adjustments when valuing a privately held corporation business_history_sm

As discussed in Part 1 of this series, the historic operating results of a company can sometimes be used to value a privately held business. In such circumstances, a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) may need to make a number of “normalization adjustments” to the company’s historic operating results to eliminate one-time or non-recurring items, or to restate revenues and expenses to “arm’s length” fair market value amounts. ... [read more]

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 12:01 PM

Real estate associate joins DLA Piper’s Edmonton office

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that associate Jonathan Fraser is the newest member of the firm’s Edmonton office. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 2:32 PM

Smart & Biggar adds two associates to Montreal office

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh announced that Julie E. Larouche and Marie Christine Bernier have joined the firm as associates in Montreal.   ... [read more]

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 11:19 AM

Significant changes to Quebec labour laws Quebec flag

As of Jan. 1, 2019, by way of amendments to the Labour Standards Act of Quebec, new rules came into force which are of significant interest to Quebec employers. The following is a summary of some of the more important modifications. ... [read more]