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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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Agricultural Law Netletter

July 25, 2018 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 400

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Susan Manwaring comments on Ontario court ruling regarding political activities of charities

July 24, 2018 | Toronto

The Narwhal, "The unmuzzling of Canadian charities"

The article discusses the Canadian Revenue Agency’s longstanding rule that limits the amount a Canadian charity can devote to political activities to 10% of its resources. An Ontario judge recently ruled this was infringement on the constitutional right to free...

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And you thought your contract excluded “lost profits” claims…

July 19, 2018 | Vaughan

In a somewhat surprising recent decision, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that a common contractual clause excluding claims for “loss of profits” did not achieve that result. Atos IT Solutions v. Sapient Canada Inc. involved a subcontract for data...

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Kim Ozubko comments in Benefits Canada article on division of pensions for common-law couples upon separation

July 13, 2018 | Toronto

Benefits Canada, "Alberta common-law couples can now divide pensions upon separation"

Until recently, Alberta common-law couples that were splitting up couldn’t divide their pension assets, even if both parties wanted to. This changed in April 2018, after the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta heard Lubianesky v. Gazdag. It determined the provision of...

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Patricia Fourcand profiled by Excellence in 2018 cohort of Quebec business leaders

July 13, 2018 | Montréal

Excellence

As a partner at the Canadian law firm Miller Thomson, Patricia Fourcand serves a clientele composed mainly of business people, professionals, employers and senior executives, focusing on family law and international matrimonial law. Throughout her 20-year career, she has been involved...

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John Grant shares insights on his career as a tax litigator with CBA National

July 13, 2018 | Toronto

CBA National, Summer 2018

Tax litigators in private practice often assume the government is all-knowing and all-powerful, with “a massive amount of resources and manpower to throw at litigation,” says John Grant, a former Department of Justice (DOJ) litigator. But that’s simply not true....

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Agricultural Law NetLetter

July 12, 2018 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 399

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Agricultural Law Netletter

July 10, 2018 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 398

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Definition and Dissolution of a Partnership

July 5, 2018 | Regina

A partnership is “the relation that subsists between persons carrying on a business in common with a view of profit” (The Partnership Act (Saskatchewan), RSS 1978, c P-3, section 3(1)). Partnerships can be formed in relation to any trade, occupation,...

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What Happens to a Partnership’s Assets and Liabilities upon Dissolution?

July 5, 2018 | Regina

A partnership is “the relation that subsists between persons carrying on a business in common with a view of profit” (The Partnership Act (Saskatchewan), RSS 1978, c P-3, section 3(1)). Partnerships can be formed in relation to any trade, occupation,...

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