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Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 4:26 PM

Quebec Court of Appeal judge nominated to replace Gascon on SCC

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on July 10 the nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 12:09 PM

Cox & Palmer names new partner for St. John’s office

Cox & Palmer announced that G. Todd Stanley is the newest partner in the firm’s St. John’s office. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 @ 8:03 AM

FEDERAL INCOME TAX - Employee benefits - Parking

Appeal by the taxpayer from a decision confirming a reassessment to include the value of a parking pass provided by the appellant’s employer as an employee benefit in the appellant’s income. ... [read more]

Tuesday, July 09, 2019 @ 12:06 PM

New partner for McLeod Law in Calgary

McLeod Law LLP announced that Eugene Chen has joined the Calgary firm’s business law group as a partner. ... [read more]

Monday, July 08, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Ottawa announces appointments to Canadian Commercial Corporation board

Expanding access to international markets allows Canadian businesses to create jobs for the middle class in Canada. The Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) helps Canadian exporters sell products and services abroad and helps foreign governments purchase Canadian solutions. ... [read more]

Friday, July 05, 2019 @ 2:35 PM

France prohibits case analysis using deep learning Gears inside head

Algorithms can rewrite themselves through a process called deep learning. Our limited ability to fully understand and control how deep learning algorithms function have led some jurisdictions to consider how to limit the use of new artificial intelligence technologies. Last month, France amended Article 33 of the Justice Reform Act, making it illegal to use a judge’s name for the purpose or effect of evaluating, analyzing, comparing or predicting his or her professional behaviour. ... [read more]

Friday, July 05, 2019 @ 10:39 AM

Southwestern Ontario accounting firm, two law firms join forces

Southwestern Ontario accounting firm Baker Tilly Trillium LLP announced it has launched a formal affiliation with Pearsall, Marshall, Halliwill & Seaton LLP (PMHS Law) and Ingenuity Counsel, two independent legal firms. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 04, 2019 @ 9:55 AM

Standards body issues anti-money laundering ‘guidance’ for lawyers as Ottawa, FLSC boost co-operation David Lametti and William Barr

Global pressure is mounting to enhance the legal profession’s anti-money laundering (AML) efforts, and Canadian lawyers are not immune, both domestically and internationally. When federal Justice Minister David Lametti met June 26 in Washington with his American counterpart, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, money laundering was among their top cross-border issues for discussion. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 @ 2:11 PM

SCC deals a blow to tax evaders in Canada | David Rotfleisch

The use of banks in foreign jurisdictions to hide information, assets and income from tax authorities worldwide, in non-tax havens such as Switzerland or tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, is almost as obsolete as buggy whip manufacturing. Not even supremely talented Canadian tax lawyers can overturn the tide of public sentiment against tax evasion. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 @ 12:49 PM

Pallett Valo lawyer named to OBA Business Law Section executive

Pallett Valo LLP lawyer Andreea Muth has been appointed to the 2019-2020 Ontario Bar Association Business Law Section executive as a member-at-large. ... [read more]