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Tuesday, September 11, 2018 @ 9:20 AM

Cross-border estate administration: The two-country connection canadianflag_americanflag_sm

When a deceased person has cross-border connections to the United States (U.S.) and Ontario or any province or territory in Canada, many issues can arise which can complicate the administration of their estate. In this series of articles, we discuss common issues that can arise when estates have connections on both sides of the border. ... [read more]

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 12:50 PM

McMillan adds former articling student, two associates

McMillan LLP announced that William (Bill) Wu has rejoined the firm as a member of the competition group in its Toronto office, effective Sept. 10, 2018. ... [read more]

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 10:51 AM

Law Foundation of Ontario awards pair of academic fellowships

The Law Foundation of Ontario announced on Sept. 10 it has awarded Community Leadership in Justice Fellowships (CLJF) for the 2018-2019 academic term to Jean-Noé Landry and Julie Mathews. ... [read more]

Monday, September 10, 2018 @ 9:16 AM

Trump’s tax changes hit U.S. residents of Canada, dual citizenship holders dual_citizen_sm

Recent tax changes in the United States can have huge implications for Canadian residents with U.S. or dual U.S.-Canadian citizenship. ... [read more]

Friday, September 07, 2018 @ 9:27 AM

BINDING ARBITRATION - Awards and remedial relief - Enforcement

Appeal by Popack from a decision dismissing his application for recognition and enforcement of an arbitration award of a US rabbinical court. ... [read more]

Friday, September 07, 2018 @ 8:48 AM

Enforcing performance standards in franchise agreements missed_target_sm

This article outlines some of the legal principles that may apply to the enforcement of performance standards in a franchise agreement. Discretionary rights are sometimes associated with performance standards, and these rights add complicating factors to the legal analysis. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 12:02 PM

Five judicial appointments for Quebec

Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has promoted one judge and appointed four others in the province of Quebec. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 11:46 AM

Gowling WLG adds three partners to Calgary office

Gowling WLG announced the addition of three new partners to its Calgary office: Caireen Hanert, Josh Jantzi and Jonathan (Jay) Lalach. ... [read more]

Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 10:45 AM

Trans Mountain decision proves Canada a G7 country at war with itself Protesters_sm.jpg

It would appear that lightning does strike twice! ... [read more]

Thursday, September 06, 2018 @ 9:22 AM

CJC to appeal Federal Court’s ruling that judicial council subject to judicial review; discipline body alleges errors, appearance of bias Simon Noel

The Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) is appealing an important jurisdictional decision in which the presiding Federal Court judge accuses the leadership of the council of 39 chief justices of disrespecting his court and making poor litigation choices, and also “questions” whether CJC responses to queries from The Lawyer’s Daily amounted to “pressuring” federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould to fire a Quebec judge “without regard for the judicial [review] proceedings that are legitimately before this [Federal] Court. ... [read more]