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Advancing our clients’ ambitions: Representative 2020 transactions

February 25, 2021

Miller Thomson’s M&A and Capital Markets teams are pleased to highlight transactions from 2020 in “Advancing our Clients’ Ambitions”, showcasing the firm’s cross-industry depth and multi-jurisdictional capabilities.

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Susan Manwaring quoted in The Philanthropist on Bill S-222

February 23, 2021 | Toronto

The Philanthropist, "Reforming Income Tax Act’s “direction and control”

Senator Ratna Omidvar earlier this month introduced legislation in the Senate that proposes amendments to the Income Tax Act to allow charities to partner with non-charities and give Indigenous and racialized organizations greater freedom and power to operate. Omidvar’s Bill S-222, the...

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Gary Rosen quoted in Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on Quebec’s Curfew

February 22, 2021 | Montréal

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), “Canada: Ontario, Quebec Ease Lockdown Restrictions” In Quebec, workers who do not provide priority services—such as financial services, health care, legal services, manufacturing and retail—should stay home and telework if possible, explained Gary Rosen,...

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Pia Hundal quoted in Law Times article on proposed estates law changes

February 22, 2021 | Toronto

Law Times, "Proposed estates law changes will create convenience and more litigation, say lawyers"

Pia Hundal was quoted in this article on proposed estates law changes: The remote signing and witnessing of wills and powers of attorney was allowed temporarily through and emergency Order in Council to accommodate COVID restrictions. Practitioners and clients will...

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Critical issues that need to be addressed when engaging a RegTech provider

February 19, 2021 | Toronto

Myron Mallia-Dare authors an article in the Global RegTech Buyer’s Guide 2021, a comprehensive information source on the global RegTech market and supplier ecosystem to help senior management and compliance professionals at financial institutions address concerns with compliance, risk management...

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Ontario has a new tort: Internet harassment

February 12, 2021

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes,” [1] writes lawyer Christina Wallis, borrowing a quote often attributed to Mark Twain, in responding to a vicious campaign of defamatory online posts that...

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Supreme Court says corporations not protected against cruel and unusual punishment

February 9, 2021

Overview The Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that corporations are not protected from cruel or unusual punishment by section 12 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms [Charter] in the recent decision of Québec (Attorney General) v 9147-0732 Québec...

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Patricia Fourcand quoted in the Montreal Gazette on Black History Month

February 1, 2021 | Montréal

Montreal Gazette

Black History Month: Black Montrealers reflect on a tumultuous year At first, Patricia Fourcand tried to not get consumed by Floyd’s death. “For years, we have seen videos of young (Black) boys, adolescents, young men being killed by police officers,”...

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Practical Guide on the Sale of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on Quebec Public Market

January 27, 2021 | Montréal

mmode - La Grappe métropolitaine de la mode | The Metropolitan Fashion Cluster -

Mmode has retained the services of Me Philipp Park and Me Louis-Philippe Borduas for the realization of the section on legal considerations of their Practical Guide on the Sale of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on Quebec Public Market. Read the...

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Significant 2020 Ontario employment law decisions

January 11, 2021 | Vaughan

The Lawyer's Daily

With COVID-19 dominating all aspects of life for most of 2020, including the workplace, it is hard to imagine that Ontario courts and tribunals had time to deal with any other legal issues. It is surprising, then, that this year...

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