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.
Straight Talk: Recent Trends in Canadian M&A (Issue 1, 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.
Jonathan Tong quoted in Financial Post article on Esports industry
Financial Post, "This Canadian company is taking aim at the $150-billion-plus global video-game industry"
“There are so many different levels at play with esports,” said Jonathan Tong, a partner and capital markets specialist at law firm Miller Thomson LLP in Toronto. Tong has been following the esports/gaming boom while fielding a lot of calls...
Myron Mallia-Dare discusses Qnext’s vision and more in an episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast
RegTech Roundup, "Founder Series - Qnext"
Myron Mallia Dare sat down with Anthony DeCristofaro, President and CEO of Qnext for a fireside chat on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. Myron discussed Qnext’s vision and the opportunities and challenges they faced on their...
The Business of Charities & Nonprofits: The Need for Change
Charities and nonprofits have long been entrepreneurial and innovative in developing new means of generating revenue to achieve their missions and serve our communities. They sell cookies and agricultural products, run cafés, market software, and much more. The devastating effects...
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Série de portraits d’avocates dans Droit Inc.
À l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme, Droit-Inc propose une série de portraits d’avocates passionnées et inspirantes qui ont su conjuguer leur pratique avec leur vie de femme et leurs convictions personnelles. Claudia Desjardins Bélisle | Associée |...
Competition Act and Investment Canada Act: New merger review thresholds in effect
Highlights The 2021 merger review thresholds under the Competition Act (“CA”) and the Investment Canada Act (“ICA”) (collectively, the “Thresholds”) are now in full effect until the next annual adjustment. The Thresholds assist in determining whether a proposed transaction triggers:...
Advancing our clients’ ambitions: Representative 2020 transactions
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.
Susan Manwaring quoted in The Philanthropist on Bill S-222
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...
Gary Rosen quoted in Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) on Quebec’s Curfew
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,...
Pia Hundal quoted in Law Times article on proposed estates law changes
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...