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Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 12:41 PM

New partner for BLG’s Calgary office

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced that Nav Dhaliwal is the newest partner in the firm’s securities, capital markets and public companies group. ... [read more]

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 12:40 PM

Twenty-two lawyers in Canada named Gowling WLG partners

Gowling WLG announced the admission of 22 legal professionals in Canada to its partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2019. ... [read more]

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 9:35 AM

Feds toughen, expand list of integrity regime offences | Julius Melnitzer

The federal government’s changes to the integrity regime, which came into force on Jan. 1, 2019 to help ensure it does business with ethical suppliers in Canada and abroad, could well be a wake-up call for business. ... [read more]

Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 9:02 AM

Incorporating your law firm a great tax planning tool tax_saving_sm

Want to reduce the taxes you pay in 2019? Consider incorporating your legal practice. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 10, 2019 @ 1:04 PM

Cases that will make a difference | Sam Goldstein

Here are my three most important legal cases that I think we will be seeing the political and legal ramifications from for years ahead. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 @ 9:11 AM

Proposed bill would cut municipal red tape but also checks, balances redtape_cutting_sm

On Dec. 6, 2018, the provincial government introduced Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018. If passed, Bill 66 would amend numerous acts as part of the province’s “Open for Business Action Plan” — the government’s comprehensive push to cut regulatory red tape in an effort to stimulate business investment and create jobs. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 @ 8:20 AM

COMMERCIAL TENANCIES - Landlord’s remedies - Termination of lease (forfeiture)

Appeal by the landlord, Illingworth, from a judgment determining rights and obligations under a commercial lease with the tenant, Evergreen Medicinal Supply. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 @ 6:33 AM

BLG names 18 new partners for new year

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has admitted 18 lawyers to the firm’s partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2019. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 09, 2019 @ 6:30 AM

Soliman named global chair of Norton Rose Fulbright

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright announced that Canadian chair Walied Soliman became its global chair, effective Jan. 1, 2019. ... [read more]

Tuesday, January 08, 2019 @ 9:40 AM

Online gaming and the responsibility to protect privacy online_gaming_sm

The world of video games has undergone a massive transformation, bringing with it new opportunities for gamers, gaming companies, advertisers, marketers and a host of other entities in the industry. As online gaming continues to thrive, the industry must earn the trust of its consumers to maintain its success. As custodians of gamers’ personal data, gaming companies have a responsibility to protect gamers’ privacy and ensure proper safeguards are in place to mitigate against breaches.   ... [read more]