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Wednesday, September 08, 2021 @ 12:45 PM

Minden Gross promotes three to partner

Minden Gross LLP announced that three lawyers have been admitted to the partnership, Melodie Eng, Sepideh Nassabi and Rachel Goldman Robinson.  ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 08, 2021 @ 10:28 AM

Data exfiltration in ransomware attacks: Digital forensics primer for lawyers Padlocks

Nearly 80 per cent of all ransomware attacks in the first half of 2021 involved the threat of leaking exfiltrated data. Exfiltration is a popular pressure tactic as it introduces the threat to publish stolen sensitive data to a threat actor extortion website if a ransom payment is not received. Our team currently tracks over 40 threat actor extortion websites, with new sites belonging to new ransomware groups emerging each week. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 08, 2021 @ 8:31 AM

Recent wins for AI device: Patenting in era of artificial intelligence Robot pencils

DABUS, short for device for the autonomous bootstrapping of unified sentience, is an artificial intelligence (AI) machine that can invent and generate new ideas without any human input. DABUS is a form of neurocomputing and in some sense, DABUS may be said to mimic aspects of human brain function. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 07, 2021 @ 12:40 PM

Understanding OECD’s proposed global tax scheme Man extracting coin from globe

The new kid on the block? Global minimum corporate tax policy for the digitalized 21st century economy. Recently, the integration of national economies and markets has increased considerably, causing pressures on international tax rules overdue for change. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) commenced base erosion profit shifting, corporate tax planning strategies used by multinationals to move business from countries of higher tax jurisdictions to those of lower ones in 2015. The base erosion profit shifting strategy is defined in a two-pillar structure. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 07, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

Election ’21: Ignore the nasty babble | David Israelson

As Canadians stumble toward the Sept. 20 federal election, some of the biggest questions voters may face are not on the ballot. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 07, 2021 @ 9:20 AM

Fasken adds three corporate/commercial partners in Montreal

Fasken announced that three new partners have joined its corporate/commercial group at the Montreal office: Guy Rouleau, Jocelyn Auger and Jean-François Noël. ... [read more]

Friday, September 03, 2021 @ 3:08 PM

IMK Advocates adds associate

IMK Advocates announced that Vanessa Ntaganda has joined the firm as an associate. ... [read more]

Friday, September 03, 2021 @ 3:06 PM

New IP partner for Dickinson Wright in Toronto

Dickinson Wright LLP, a business law firm specializing in cross-border counsel, announced that Sanjukta Tole has joined the firm’s Toronto office as a partner. ... [read more]

Friday, September 03, 2021 @ 2:43 PM

Back to Law School Roundup: News, analysis and opinion Back to Law School

For the second year in row, we have set out to cover the issues and challenges faced by Canadian law schools and students due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. ... [read more]

Friday, September 03, 2021 @ 7:16 AM

New OBA president focused on enhancing ‘connectivity’ of members across province Karen Perron, OBA president

The Ontario Bar Association’s (OBA) new president, Karen Perron, believes “connection is more critical than ever” and her mandate is focused on enhancing that connection between members across the province. ... [read more]