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Friday, February 23, 2018 @ 8:33 AM

Wettlaufer inquiry could mean big changes for long-term care facilities nursing_home_sm

One of the most agonizing decisions that an individual has to make is admitting a family member into a long-term care facility. It can be anticipated that in the June 2018 Wettlaufer Public Inquiry, lead by the Honorable Justice Eileen Gillese through the evidence presented will be a compelling argument for the need for more funding to be granted to hire additional qualified health care professionals. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 22, 2018 @ 9:41 AM

INSIDER TRADING - Tipping - Special relationship with a reporting issuer

Appeals by Miller and the Securities Commission from a Divisional Court decision setting aside the Commission’s decision regarding Cheng and dismissing Miller’s appeal. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 1:47 PM

DLA Piper (Canada) adds new partner

Robbie Grossman is the latest partner at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 9:08 AM

Corporate responsibility watchdog ‘with teeth’ created in Canada global_watchdog_sm

On Jan. 17, 2018, Canada’s minister of international trade announced the appointment of a Canadian ombudsperson for responsible enterprise (CORE), an independent authority whose mission is to investigate allegations of human rights abuses linked to Canadian corporate actions abroad. Initially, the ombudsperson will cover cases in the mining, garment and oil and gas industries, with expansion to other sectors at a later date. ... [read more]

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 @ 8:48 AM


Appeal by the tenant from an order declaring that the ground lease terminated in May 2017 and that the tenant had not properly exercised its option to renew in accordance with the lease. ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 1:50 PM

Gowling WLG partner named head of Canada Arab Business Council

Scott Jolliffe, a former CEO of Gowling WLG and a partner in the firm, is now the president of the Canada Arab Business Council (CABC). ... [read more]

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 @ 9:03 AM

GDPR compliance: How Canadian companies should respond GDPR_privacy_sm

On May 25, 2018, some Canadian companies will become directly subject to the European Union’s new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Others, part of multinational enterprises, likely will align their privacy compliance frameworks with the new EU norms, even if they are not directly subject to the law. ... [read more]

Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 10:25 AM

Five Canadian cities to participate in Global Legal Hackathon Aileen Schultz sm

Legal professionals and tech companies from across the globe will be banding together for a three-day hackathon that is meant to break down silos and encourage the creation of solutions to improve the legal industry worldwide. ... [read more]

Friday, February 16, 2018 @ 8:33 AM

FRANCHISING - Disclosure requirements - Remedies - Rescission

Appeal by ASWR from summary judgment granted in favour of Raibex. ... [read more]

Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 8:56 AM

Corporate responsibility: What happens abroad doesn’t stay there global_eye_sm

Two recent developments portend a rapidly changing environment for Canadian companies doing business abroad. ... [read more]