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
An Ontario judge has reaffirmed that a lawyer does not hold a duty of care to non-client parties who have their own lawyer in a commercial transaction.
With an increased number of floods being seen in recent years, due in large part to climate change, questions about who is responsible for flood mitigation is becoming a pressing topic for environmental lawyers.
With real estate at a premium in large cities, redeveloping old industrial and commercial properties is a growing trend, but this kind of brownfield reclamation also contains risks when it comes to liabilities.
Developing a sound co-ownership agreement is key when pooling resources to get into the often prohibitively expensive real estate market.
Small investors who rely on the real estate market for extra income risk running afoul of the law if they don’t pay close attention to new rules introduced earlier this year through Ontario’s Fair Housing Plan.
The provincial government warns that the practice of skirting taxes on the appreciation of property when the purchase and sale agreement is assigned to another buyer is on its radar.
New legislation regulating condominiums that began rolling out in September will impact how condo boards are run by imposing disclosure obligations on directors and is geared at providing condo owners with more information.