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With a professional commitment to sharing insights and advancing an understanding of legal developments and trends, Miller Thomson’s lawyers are regular contributors to legal and business publications in Canada and internationally.

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Pia Hundal quoted in the Toronto Star on proposed law on digital wills

November 23, 2021 | Toronto

Toronto Star, “Proposed law on digital wills doesn’t go far enough, some legal groups say” Pia Hundal was quoted in this article on the proposed law permanently allowing for wills to be virtually witnessed: Several U.S. states, Britain and Australia...

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Fareeha Qaiser featured in Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association profile

November 8, 2021 | Vancouver

Fareeha Qaiser is featured in a profile by the Canadian Muslim Lawyers Association. She speaks to her inspiration for joining the legal profession and experiences as a Muslim lawyer. Read the full profile.

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Karima Kanani is featured in “Happy Lawyers,” an article in the Canadian Bar Association’s National Magazine

November 4, 2021 | Toronto

This article addresses five commonalities between lawyers who are happy in their profession. Miller Thomson’s Karima Kanani is highlighted for creating flexibility in her work day, allowing her to find work-life balance. Karima’s full profile is available on the Not...

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Levelling the playing field: The rise of litigation funding in Canada

October 28, 2021

The prohibitively high cost of litigation is arguably one of the main barriers to access to justice in Canada. As in many other legal markets, the soaring cost of legal fees has created an impediment to even well resourced parties...

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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Senior Vice President of Solution Services at DFIN and President of Ficanex Technology Inc. on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

October 25, 2021 | Toronto

RegTech Roundup, “Founder Series – DFIN and Ficanex” On the latest episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast, Myron was joined by Ted Hershey, Senior Vice President of Solution Services at DFIN and Andrew Obee, President of Ficanex Technology Inc....

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Myron Mallia-Dare and Genesa Olivieri’s article on using warrants to close the gap on transactions published by Business Law Today

October 25, 2021 | Toronto, Vaughan

ABA Business Law Today  There has been a significant uptick in the number of start-ups and emerging companies using warrants to close the gap on various transactions. When offered in conjunction with effective negotiation, warrants can incentivize third parties to...

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A judicial weapon to fight cyber terrorists: The privacy injunction

October 19, 2021 | Calgary

The Lawyer's Daily

The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security identified two prominent types of ransomware in its September 2021 awareness series: Ransomware: How to prevent and recover (ITSAP.00.099): Crypto ransomware, which removes access to your files by replacing them with encrypted data; Locker...

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Where Are We Now? Accessing the Current Ontario Family Justice System

October 1, 2021 | Kitchener-Waterloo

Western Law, Masters of Laws Research Papers Repository

Access to family law justice has been identified as a crisis in the Canadian legal system for decades. Over the years, prominent family law scholars have published numerous reports and articles outlining recommendations to make the justice system more accessible,...

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Straight Talk: Recent Trends in Canadian M&A (Issue 3, 2021)

September 21, 2021

The latest issue of “Straight Talk: Recent Trends in Canadian M&A” is now available, featuring a summary review of Q2 2021 M&A activity and highlights of our recent work.

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Capital Gains Taxation in Canada: History and Potential Reforms

September 15, 2021 | Vancouver

Canadian Tax Foundation, Perspectives on Tax Law and Policy

January 1, 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the capital gains tax in Canada. In this article, we outline the history of capital gains taxation in Canada, describe some of the key features of the current system, and comment on potential...

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