Miller Thomson lawyers were well represented at the STEP Canada 14th National Conference, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on June 11 and June 12, 2012.
Rachel Blumenfeld was the co-chair of the conference that focused on the latest developments in trust and estate practice, tax, trust law, trust administration, insurance and financial planning.
Miller Thomson lawyers were part of several panel discussions, including:
- Robert Hayhoe, from the Charity and Not-For-Profit Group, who participated in a panel discussion on “Charity and Not-For-Profit Update.” Rachel Blumenfeld moderated the discussion;
- Sandra Enticknap from the Private Client Services Group was part of a panel discussion on “Litigation, Compensation, Financial Obligation “;
- David Chodikoff from the Tax Group was a panellist on “Practical Approach to Comment Practice Management Issues: An Interdisciplinary Approach.”
Miller Thomson on Estate Planning was also debuted at the conference. The two-volume review, written by 30 Miller Thomson lawyers from nine offices across Canada, offers precise, practical, up-to-date information on tax and legal issues ranging from will and trust drafting, estate administration, family law, corporate law and creditor proofing to the management of both large and small businesses. Thorough and comprehensive, with provincial and cross-border content, it is a resource for estate planning matters and will be available in fall 2012.