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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COVID-19: Federal Court of Canada orders parties to resume trial remotely

May 25, 2020

During the COVID-19 pandemic, uncertainties related to the duration of the public health emergency and the resumption of judicial activities have forced Canadian courts to adapt. A recent example of this new reality was observed in Rovi Guides, Inc. v....


Inna Koldorf contributes to Q&A for Canadian Dental Association on how to respond to sexual harassment by a patient

May 14, 2020 | Vaughan

CDA Essentials, Vol 7, 2020, Issue 2

A hygienist on your team tells you that she has be sexually harassed by a patient […] How can a dentist, as the employer and practice leader, respond to this situation in a way that ensures the workplace remains a...


Nicole Byres, Q.C. profiled for cover story of The Advocate

May 13, 2020

The Advocate, Vol. 78 Part 3 May 2020, p. 333-337

Vancouver Labour & Employment Partner Nicole Byres, Q.C. is featured in the May 2020 cover story of The Advocate. One of Nicole Byres, Q.C.’s favourite quotes is from Thomas Edison: “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed...


Advancing our clients’ business ambitions: Representative Q1 2020 transactions

May 7, 2020

The M&A and Capital Markets teams at Miller Thomson have advised on a variety of transactions that highlight our cross-industry depth and multi-jurisdictional capabilities. Some examples of these transactions are available in this document.


Pennsylvania court decision discusses physical damage aspect of COVID-19

May 6, 2020 | Vancouver

Introduction One of the biggest considerations with respect to whether COVID-19 related losses will be covered by business interruption insurance is whether those losses can be considered “physical loss” or “damage”.  Although unrelated to the interpretation of an insurance policy,...


Molly Luu quoted in Toronto Star article on COVID-19 bailouts for tax-haven companies

April 29, 2020 | Toronto

Toronto Star, "Justin Trudeau’s position on COVID-19 bailouts for tax-haven companies gets murkier"

The article examines whether companies registered in tax havens should be excluded from receiving COVID-19 bailout funds: There are too many unanswered questions about how the government would exclude companies from receiving bailout funds, said Molly Luu, a tax lawyer...


Subrogating against government authorities for COVID-19 losses

April 29, 2020 | Vancouver

Introduction The worldwide number of COVID-19 cases is growing daily, with nearly two million currently active cases.[1]  Of those cases, approximately 27,000 are within Canada.[2]  As the pandemic continues worldwide, more claims have and will be made to insurers regarding...


Proclamation suspending entry of immigrants who present risk to the U.S. labor market during the economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak

April 28, 2020

On Wednesday, April 22, President Trump signed a proclamation (the “Proclamation”) suspending entry into the U.S. of certain immigrants who present risk to the U.S. labor market during the economic recovery following the COVID-19 outbreak.  The Proclamation went into effect at...


COVID-19 issues in private M&A: What we are seeing

April 24, 2020

The global outbreak of the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) is currently changing – and will continue to change – the way people and businesses operate, as well as the way private M&A practice is being conducted now and most likely moving...


COVID-19 Canadian travel and immigration update (April 22, 2020)

April 22, 2020

Mandatory Quarantine for ALL Travellers Entering Canada Effective April 15, 2020 at 12:01 EDT, all travellers arriving in Canada—whether they are symptomatic or asymptomatic— are subject to a mandatory 14-day quarantine, with the exception of essential workers as defined by...


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