James M. Klotz

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020

In the just released 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 133 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 7 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...

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James M. Klotz elected Vice-President of the International Bar Association

James M. Klotz, a Miller Thomson partner, has been elected to the office of Vice-President of the International Bar Association. The announcement was made at the IBA’s 2018 annual conference. He is the first Canadian to hold this position in over...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

In the just released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 144 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...

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James Klotz elected Secretary-General of International Bar Association

Miller Thomson congratulates Toronto partner James Klotz upon his election to the office of Secretary-General of the International Bar Association. A distinguished international business lawyer specializing in the fields of anti-corruption and governance, Jim is only the third Canadian to...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....

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Who’s Who Legal recognizes 14 Miller Thomson lawyers

Who’s Who Legal has identified 14 Miller Thomson lawyers as leading practitioners in the 2014 edition of Who’s Who Legal: Canada. According to Who’s Who, the lawyers were chosen “based on comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private...

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James Klotz covers Lexpert

James Klotz, a partner at Miller Thomson and chair of the firm’s Anti-Corruption and International Governance Group, is on the cover of the May issue of Lexpert. In an article titled, “Anti-Corruption is on the Corporate Radar,” Klotz discusses at...

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James Klotz recognized by Who’s Who Legal as one of world’s leading investigations lawyers

Miller Thomson is delighted to announce that James Klotz will be included in The International Who’s Who of Investigations Lawyers & Forensic Experts 2014 as one of the world’s leading investigations lawyers. The directory will be published in February 2014. Jim is...

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James Klotz and Jay Hoffman contribute to European Lawyer’s Corporate Governance

Congratulations to James Klotz and Jay Hoffman on the publication of their Canada Chapter, which appears in the newly released book Corporate Governance, a European Lawyer Reference Series. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance provided by their associate Mara Banack in the preparation...

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Miller Thomson recognized in 2014 Best Lawyers in Canada

We are pleased to announce that 80 Miller Thomson lawyers have been recognized in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in Canada (this is 15 more lawyers than last year). Seventeen lawyers are new to the list. Additionally, the following lawyers from...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in 2013 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

Miller Thomson is proud to announce that two of its lawyers have been recognized as leaders in their fields in The 2013 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. The guide highlights the lawyers across Canada who...

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James Klotz receives the OBA Award of Excellence in International Law.

James Klotz of Miller Thomson Toronto, a partner in the Business Law Group, will receive the OBA Award of Excellence in International Law on June 27 at an event at The Estates of Sunnybrook. Since being called to the Ontario...

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James Klotz is interviewed on Business News Network on the topic of international business and compliance.

A video of the interview can be found on Business Day: Conducting Business Ethically Abroad – March 1, 2012.

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James Klotz is featured in The Globe and Mail article regarding his appointment to FIFA’s Independent Governance Committee.

Read The Globe and Mail article: Toronto lawyer named to FIFA panel on bribery allegations

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James Klotz is interviewed on Omni Television’s Omni News – South Asian Edition on the topic of anti-corruption laws.

A video of the interview can be found on Omni News Ontario – February 2, 2012.

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James Klotz is appointed member of FIFA’s Independent Governance Committee.

James Klotz, partner at Miller Thomson, is appointed one of nine members of the newly formed Independent Governance Committee. Fédération Internationale de Football Association’s (FIFA’s) committee consists of experts in governance and compliance, and experts from the world of football...

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James Klotz is quoted in a CCCA article titled “Anti-bribery laws: the net tightens.”

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James Klotz is Quoted in The Lawyers Weekly Article on the Issues of International Firms.

In the October 21, 2011 issue of The Lawyers Weekly, Miller Thomson partner James Klotz says that with the expansion of large international firms, issues surrounding licensing and discipline in cross-border practice may arise. “It’s not so much an issue...

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James Klotz is interviewed on CBC Radio One regarding bribery involving Canadian companies abroad.

James Klotz, co-chair of Miller Thomson’s International Business Transactions Group, appears on the show “Dispatches” to discuss recent bribery cases and Canada’s seriousness in cracking down on global corruption. To listen to the full interview click here

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James M. Klotz is quoted in an article titled “Bar association creates international code of conduct” in The Lawyers Weekly.

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James M. Klotz is quoted in an IBA article for his contributions to the publication titled “IBA International Principles on Conduct for the Legal Profession”.

The publication provides lawyers with a framework to carry out their professional duties in a manner consistent with upholding the dignity and respect of the profession in relation to their clients. Read the full article: IBA publishes new code of...

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James M. Klotz is appointed Vice-Chair of the International Anti-Corruption Committee of the ABA Section of International Law.

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James M. Klotz is awarded the highest honour from Poland’s Minister of Justice for his work to promote justice.

Poland’s Minister of Justice awarded the Commemorative Medal to four members of the International Bar Association for their outstanding achievements; among them is Miller Thomson lawyer, James M. Klotz. The Minister of Justice highlighted the activities of James M. Klotz,...

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James Klotz publishes article on the Unifying force of Bar Associations which appears in the inaugural issue of Newsplash, the publication of the South Pacific Lawyers Association.

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James Klotz is quoted in the Globe & Mail about new anti-corruption rules being developed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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James Klotz joins the faculty of the TRACE Anti-Bribery Specialist Accreditation Program.

The TRACE Anti-bribery Specialist Accreditation offers a professional accreditation for anti-bribery compliance specialists. TRACE is an internationally recognized anti-bribery standard-setting organization. View press release

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Miller Thomson survey finds Canadian business executives welcome greater access to European Union and China

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  CANADIAN BUSINESS LEADERS CONFIDENT ABOUT FREE TRADE TORONTO, February 3, 2011 – More than 90 per cent of Canadian business executives believe Canada has benefited from existing free trade agreements according to a survey of senior executives...

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James Klotz has been elected Chair of the Bar Issues Commission of the International Bar Association.

During his two-year appointment, Mr. Klotz will work with fellow Officers to execute the mandate of the Bar Issues Commission, defined as: 1. Developing and organising activities and events which increase the opportunity for Member Organisation representatives to meet with and...

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James Klotz’s co-authored article is listed on SSRN’s Top Ten download list for LSN: Canadian Law – Business (Topic), LSN: Canadian Law – International (Topic) and PSN: International Law: Rule-Making & Rule Interpretation; International Courts (Topic)

Co-authored article: Case Comment: All Quiet on the CISG Front – Guiliani v. Invar Manufacturing, the Battle of the Forms, and the Elusive Concept of Terminus Fixus Read the full article

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