Blogues de Miller Thomson

Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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Causation in Historical Sexual Abuse Cases

22 mai 2018 | Chris T.J. Blom

Blogue : Droit des assurances

The concept of causation is difficult to grasp at the best of times, as much ink has been spilled over the years since the decision of Athey v Leonati[1] in which the court applied the “material contribution” test. Eleven years...

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Medical Marijuana Loses its Appeal – The Skinny on Skinner Part 1

16 mai 2018 | Helen D.K. Friedman

Blogue : Droit des assurances

In earlier blogs, we have discussed the curious case of Wayne Skinner and his quest for medical marijuana funding under his union’s insurance plan. As you may recall, Mr. Skinner had been injured in an automobile accident in the course...

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The New World of Ontario Defined Benefit Plan Funding

15 mai 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

After much discussion and debate, on May 1, 2018, much of the new rules under the Pension Benefits Act (Ontario) (“PBA”) in respect of the funding of defined benefit pension plans came into effect. The changes are significant and will...

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Pensions: Keep the Change

10 mai 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue du secteur du droit du travail et de l'emploi au Canada

In recent years, Canadian pension standards legislation has been in, what seems to be, a constant state of change. In this blog post, we highlight some of the more significant recent and proposed legislative changes in Ontario, Québec and the...

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Medical Marijuana and Benefit Plan Coverage

1 mai 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

As discussed at our April A.M. Pension webinar, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Canadian Elevator Industry Welfare Trust Fund v. Skinner. In that decision, the Court of Appeal overturned the earlier decision of a...

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How Smart is Your Contract? Legal Considerations Around Smart Contracts

19 avril 2018 | Imran Ahmad

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

In a 2016 report by the World Economic Forum,[1] it was suggested that smart contracts based on blockchain technology could potentially codify financial agreements in a shared platform and guarantee execution based on mutually agreed conditions. This would significantly reduce...

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FSCO Targeted Reviews

17 avril 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

In late 2017, the Ontario pension regulator, the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (“FSCO”), announced that it was undertaking a series of “targeted reviews” of selected pension plans. There have now been two targeted reviews announced with more expected later...

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Connected and Protected: Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Breaches

12 avril 2018 | Imran Ahmad

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

It was not long ago that a company’s cybersecurity plan was centred around the IT department, keeping internal networks protected and staying alert to malware and virus threats. Now, the risks have evolved: as companies have moved to more cloud...

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The Not so Reasonable Cost of Medical Documents

10 avril 2018 | Ashleigh T. Leon

Blogue : Droit des assurances

One of the biggest pet peeves I have working in this industry is receiving, in my opinion, ludicrous requests from practitioners relating to the cost of obtaining medical records in their custody. For example, just the other day I received a...

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It’s Official: Mandatory Data Breach Notification Coming on November 1, 2018

5 avril 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Catherine Bate, Kathryn M. Frelick, James T. Swanson

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

Last week, the Government of Canada published an Order in Council that will bring into force, as of November 1, 2018, the much anticipated mandatory breach notification and record-keeping requirements under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”)....

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