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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The FIDIC international standard form contracts: the Red Book

June 15, 2021 | Montréal

Canadian Consulting Engineer, May / June 2021 edition, pages 24-25

The use of a standard form of contract by which the parties’ obligations and rights are predetermined can present several advantages. Standardized industry contracts generally provide for an equitable distribution of risk between the client and the contractor, offer familiarity...


Stocked up: How startups and emerging companies can effectively utilize options to attract and retain talent

June 10, 2021

One of the most valuable assets for any company is 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...


Competition Bureau updates competitor collaboration guidelines

May 31, 2021

On May 6, 2021, the Competition Bureau (the “Bureau”) released its updated Competitor Collaboration Guidelines (the “Guidelines”),[1] providing refined insight into enforcement efforts under the criminal conspiracy (section 45) and civil agreement (section 90.1) provisions of the Competition Act (the “Act”). Tracing its...


Susan Manwaring contributes the Canadian Association of Gift Planners’ guidelines on charitable donations on life insurance

May 21, 2021 | Toronto

Canadian Association of Gift Planners

Susan Manwaring contributed to the guidelines on charitable donations on life insurance released by the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP).  As noted by the CAGP: Following concerns expressed in recent years by some insurance industry regulators regarding the use...


Susan Manwaring and Katrina Kairys contribute to Muttart Intersections and Innovations publication

May 14, 2021 | Toronto

Muttart Intersections and Innovations

Susan Manwaring and Katrina Kairys authored a chapter on “Regulating Business Activity” for the Muttart Intersections and Innovations publication. As noted by The Muttart Foundation: For far too long, Canada has lacked a comprehensive resource examining Canada’s charitable sector. That...


Dealing With Canada – Challenges And Opportunities For Global Wealth And Tax Planners

May 12, 2021 | Toronto

IFC Media

Over the last decade, Canadian tax and private client practitioners have faced an ever-increasing amount of international and cross-border inquiries. Canada’s rapidly changing demographics are partially responsible for this trend. The country’s largest city, Toronto, and the region surrounding it,...


Bill 245 receives Royal Assent, bringing reform to Ontario estate law

May 12, 2021 | Toronto

OBA Trusts and Estates Law Section

Bill 245, Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021 (“Bill 245”) received Royal Assent on April 19, 2021, bringing significant reform to Ontario estate law. Vitual Witnessing of Wills and Powers of Attorney In response to the outbreak of COVID-19, the...


Lisa Goodfellow quoted in SHRM article on a policy to give workers the legal right to disconnect from work

May 5, 2021 | Toronto

SHRM, "Canada Considers Granting Right to Disconnect"

“Employers that do not operate on a traditional 9-to-5 schedule have raised valid questions about how the right to disconnect would apply to them in practice,” said Lisa Goodfellow, an attorney with Miller Thomson in Toronto. “An important consideration among...


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...


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