Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
With the recent release of another 1.2 million files in data from a further “Panama Papers” leak, there are renewed questions being asked internationally around the complicity and facilitation of money laundering by lawyers.
Lawyers are keeping a close eye on regulations about crypto-currencies, while advising more businesses about how to use the technology.
Businesses should thoroughly examine their products and consider available government assistance programs to weather the economic uncertainty caused by the ongoing trade battle between Canada and the United States over steel and aluminum products, lawyers say.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld the enforcement of a New York rabbinical court’s award in a real estate dispute in Ontario, reinforcing the province’s role as a leader in international commercial arbitration law, say lawyers.
A recent Quebec case saw the court approve a funding arrangement between a litigation financing company and an insolvent company in order to fund a lawsuit against the insolvent company’s largest creditor, with the financing company getting a share of the proceeds if successful.
An overhaul of construction laws has the potential to reduce the number of payment disputes and speed up the dispute resolution process, lawyers say.
Sometimes, there are phrases that make you roll your eyes.
Entities related to TD Bank and BMO will be added as parties to a class action suit against major banks, after Ontario’s Court of Appeal overturned a lower court’s decision.
Lawyers are encouraging cannabis producers to include plant breeders’ rights in their business’s intellectual property strategy, especially as cannabis is set to become legal this year.
Intellectual property lawyers say the federal government’s recently announced intellectual property strategy gives a positive framework for IP protection and promotion in Canada, but it could include more concrete incentives for emerging businesses.