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Tuesday, January 22, 2019 @ 8:31 AM

LIENS - Owner - Requirement of privity and consent

Appeal by the plaintiff from the dismissal of its claim for breach of trust against the directors of Prairie Green. ... [read more]

Monday, January 21, 2019 @ 12:38 PM

BLG’s Calgary office gets new commercial litigation partner

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) announced that Jonathan Liteplo has joined the firm as a partner in the commercial litigation group. ... [read more]

Monday, January 21, 2019 @ 9:36 AM

More normalization adjustments when valuing a privately held corporation business_history_sm

As discussed in Part 1 of this series, the historic operating results of a company can sometimes be used to value a privately held business. In such circumstances, a Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) may need to make a number of “normalization adjustments” to the company’s historic operating results to eliminate one-time or non-recurring items, or to restate revenues and expenses to “arm’s length” fair market value amounts. ... [read more]

Friday, January 18, 2019 @ 12:01 PM

Real estate associate joins DLA Piper’s Edmonton office

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced that associate Jonathan Fraser is the newest member of the firm’s Edmonton office. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 2:32 PM

Smart & Biggar adds two associates to Montreal office

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh announced that Julie E. Larouche and Marie Christine Bernier have joined the firm as associates in Montreal.   ... [read more]

Thursday, January 17, 2019 @ 11:19 AM

Significant changes to Quebec labour laws Quebec flag

As of Jan. 1, 2019, by way of amendments to the Labour Standards Act of Quebec, new rules came into force which are of significant interest to Quebec employers. The following is a summary of some of the more important modifications. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 12:11 PM

Pallett Valo joins global alliance of professional firms

Pallett Valo LLP announced that it has joined Geneva Group International (GGI), the global alliance of independent professional firms. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 12:01 PM

Lenczner Slaght names two new partners, adds discovery counsel

Lenczner Slaght announced that Brendan Morrison and Andrew Porter have joined the partnership, and that Sarah Millar has been named discovery counsel. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 11:59 AM

Aird & Berlis hires new partner for financial services group

Aird & Berlis announced that Kathryn Esaw has joined the firm as a partner in the financial services group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 @ 9:14 AM

U.S. decision on sales tax a big deal for Canadian companies american_salestax_sm

In what may be a game changer for Canadian companies, on June 21, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., 585 U.S., overturning decades of previous court precedence. In Wayfair, the Supreme Court confirmed that physical nexus is no longer required for a state to enforce sales tax collection. Instead, the concept of economic nexus was to be considered as a reasonable basis. ... [read more]