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Wednesday, June 07, 2017 @ 11:52 AM

Dentons appoints Kubina as Slovakia managing partner

Dentons has announced the appointment of Peter Kubina as Slovakia managing partner. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 @ 11:50 AM

Dawson brings business, marine practice to McMillan in Vancouver

Joanna Dawson, a business and marine lawyer, has joined the business law group of McMillan LLP in Vancouver as a senior associate. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 @ 11:04 AM

Ontario seeks to modernize Construction Lien Act Stephany Mandin

Ontario is proposing major changes to the province’s Construction Lien Act to modernize the province’s construction lien and holdback rules, create a prompt payment system to ensure timely payment for contractors, subcontractors and workers and expedite dispute resolution. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 @ 9:44 AM

Cochrane, Sangster join Fasken Martineau in Calgary

Gary Cochrane and Scott Sangster have left Dentons and joined the Calgary office of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP as partners in the banking and finance group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, June 07, 2017 @ 9:33 AM

Valuation: When the quoted share price is not the value

Valuation of investments in publicly traded companies are often required by lawyers working with clients involved in shareholder disputes, various tax issues, and matrimonial property division purposes. It is important to understand that the quoted share price is not always the value. There are two common situations giving rise to discounts from the quoted price. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 1:18 PM

Stewart McKelvey's Dysart wins National Volunteer Award

Britt Dysart, a partner with Stewart McKelvey in Fredericton, N.B., has been recognized by Junior Achievement Canada with a National Volunteer Award. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 1:15 PM

DLA Piper adds two associates to Toronto office

Katelyn Ellins and Sydney Kert are the newest associates at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP as it expands its Toronto office. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 1:11 PM

Calgary lawyer Khan elected leader of Alberta Liberals

Calgary lawyer David Khan, who practises Indigenous and environmental law, is the new leader of the Alberta Liberal Party. ... [read more]

Tuesday, June 06, 2017 @ 1:06 PM

Ontario court clarifies enforceability of arbitration clauses in class actions

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court’s decision to refuse a partial stay in a class action against TELUS Communications Company, highlighting the importance of considering legislation in the relevant jurisdiction when determining a case. ... [read more]

Monday, June 05, 2017 @ 11:03 AM

Lapierre moves to Stikeman Elliott in Montreal

Stéphanie Lapierre is the newest partner of the Montreal litigation group at Stikeman Elliott. ... [read more]