Published articles and Media mentions

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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Public engagement for infrastructure projects

April 26, 2021 | Vancouver

Canadian Consulting Engineer

Public engagement can serve a fundamental role in the democratic process. It usually involves a level of government deliberately involving the public in a decision-making process. The level of engagement can range from requesting input to granting decision-making authority. In...


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Alexandre Ajami, auteur dans les Développements récents en droit de la propriété intellectuelle (2020) du Barreau du Québec

April 8, 2021 | Montréal

Barreau du Québec - Service de la Formation continue, Éditions Yvon Blais

Lorsque le droit administratif rencontre le droit de la propriété intellectuelle : l’impact de l’arrêt Vavilov sur l’appel d’une décision du registraire des marques de commerce La plupart des décisions du Registraire des marques de commerce (le « Registraire »), incluant celles...


Myron Mallia-Dare speaks with Finhaven’s President and CEO on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

April 8, 2021 | Toronto

RegTech Roundup, "Founder Series - Finhaven"

Myron Mallia-Dare sat down with “DH” Kim, President and CEO of Finhaven for a fireside chat on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. Myron discussed Finhaven’s growth and deployment of its blockchain technology based capital markets platform....


William Fowlis quoted in The Globe and Mail’s Family Business Report

April 8, 2021 | Calgary

The Globe & Mail (Sponsored Content), "Trust and estate practitioners play critical role in family business succession planning"

William Fowlis is quoted in The Globe and Mail’s Family Business Report: Running a family business involves intricate teamwork by a group of family members collaborating in lockstep for the good of the entire enterprise. It also requires advisors working...


M. Elena Hoffstein co-authors 2nd edition of Charitable Giving in Canada

April 6, 2021 | Toronto

M. Elena Hoffstein is the co-author of Charitable Giving in Canada (2nd edition), released in 2021 by Thomson Reuters. Charitable Giving in Canada provides a comprehensive but practical tool to assist professional advisors, charities, corporations and individuals who wish to...


International competition law working group formed to discuss pharmaceutical merger reviews

April 6, 2021

An international working group has been formed to evaluate the approach of competition law agencies in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe relating to pharmaceutical merger reviews. The working group will consider the following issues: the effects...


Federal government expands guidelines related to national security reviews

March 30, 2021

All foreign investments in Canada, regardless of dollar value, are subject to the national security provisions of the Investment Canada Act (the “ICA”), including greenfield investments. On March 25, 2021, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, François-Philippe Champagne, released...


Troy McEachren quoted in Canadian Lawyer article on MAID legislation

March 19, 2021 | Montréal

Canadian Lawyer, "New MAID legislation a ‘step forward’ "

With the Senate passage of Bill C-7 on Wednesday night and royal assent received, Canadians now have expanded rights to medical assistance in dying (MAID). The new legislation “was expected,” says Montreal private client lawyer Troy McEachren. Revisions to the...


Competition Bureau to host The Competition and Growth Summit in June 2021

March 19, 2021

The Canadian economy is on the road to recovery after experiencing significant economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, including: a decline in gross domestic product: Canada (5.4%)[1] and worldwide (4.9%);[2] an increase in unemployment: Canada (4%), North America (9.2%),[3]...


Straight Talk: Recent Trends in Canadian M&A (Issue 1, 2021)

March 15, 2021

Read about the dynamics that drove the Q4/2020 acceleration in Canadian M&A, including the return of the mega-deal, and a rebound in cross-border transactions, with first hand insights from Miller Thomson partners across the country.


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