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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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Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Data Sentinel Inc.’s Founder and CEO on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

July 28, 2021 | Toronto

RegTech Roundup, "Founder Series - Data Sentinel Inc."

Myron spoke with Mark Rowan, Founder and CEO of Data Sentinel Inc., on the latest episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. In this episode, Myron discussed Data Sentinel’s journey of developing and commercializing its trust and compliance platform that...

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David Krebs quoted in National Magazine article on paying cyber ransoms

July 21, 2021 | Saskatoon

National Magazine, "The price of paying cyber ransoms"

Big game hunting. That’s what the cybersecurity industry calls targeting large enterprises that cannot tolerate sustained disruptions to their networks, and who are willing to pay large sums of money to quickly see their operations quickly restored following a major...

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Hidden contracts: A danger in charity and not-for-profit governance

July 16, 2021 | Toronto

The Lawyer's Daily

Contracts or covenants are a central concept in many the world’s main religions, in particular the Abrahamic Covenant ones, Judaism, Christianity and Islam.  Today’s North American secular culture is similarly attracted to agreements as the basis for mutual activities, whether...

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Important Decision on Family Status Discrimination

July 14, 2021 | Kitchener-Waterloo

Ontario Municipal Human Resources Association Newsletter

In Kovintharajah v Paragon Linen & Laundry Services Inc., 2021 HRTO 98 (“Paragon Linen”) the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (the “Tribunal”) provided clarity on the test for family status discrimination and awarded one of the highest ever damages awards...

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Myron Mallia-Dare and Genesa Olivieri’s article on using options to attract and retain talent published by Business Law Today

July 13, 2021 | Toronto, Vaughan

ABA Business Law Today

Some of the most valuable assets for any company are its employees, key service providers, and advisors. This is particularly true for startups and emerging companies. A talented and dedicated team is essential to a company’s growth and scaling its...

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Helen Friedman and Emily Compton’s law blog post was published by LexisNexis

June 29, 2021 | Kitchener-Waterloo

LexisNexis

The original article, Accountability for the section 7(4) accounting report: When is it ‘reasonable and necessary’? was written for our insurance law blog on May 18, 2021. It discusses that Ontario Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule for insurers to fund accounting...

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Advancing our clients’ ambitions: Representative Q1 2021 transactions

June 22, 2021

Miller Thomson’s M&A and Capital Markets teams are pleased to highlight transactions from Q1 2021 in “Advancing our Clients’ Ambitions”, showcasing the firm’s cross-industry depth and multi-jurisdictional capabilities.

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Jaclyne Reive quoted in Truck News article discussing the current regulatory environment for autonomous vehicles and more

June 18, 2021 | Toronto

Truck News, "Autonomous vehicles still face legal, legislative hurdles"

Advancing technology is bringing us ever closer to the vision of highly autonomous vehicles, but there are still related legislative and legal hurdles to overcome before such equipment is broadly used. “Use on Canadian public roads is still pretty limited,”...

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Straight Talk: Recent Trends in Canadian M&A (Issue 2, 2021)

June 17, 2021

Canadian M&A accelerated through the first quarter of 2021, supported by growth in cross-border and domestic dealmaking. In this issue, in addition to our quarterly M&A review, we launch our Sector Spotlight with a focus on trends, challenges and deal...

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Jonathan Tong quoted in Financial Post article on international purchases of Canadian makers of video games

June 15, 2021 | Toronto

Financial Post, "China is getting the Liberals into video games"

“The government wants to keep the IP and the key personnel here in Canada,” said Jonathan Tong, a partner and capital markets lawyer at Miller Thomson LLP. “We don’t want a situation where everyone is leaving for Silicon Valley.”… If...

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