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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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Inna Koldorf quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily article on new Ontario infectious disease legislation

March 23, 2020 | Vaughan

The Lawyer's Daily, "Lawyers divided over protection provided by new Ontario infectious disease legislation"

Labour and employment lawyers in Ontario are divided on whether the recently passed Employment Standards Amendment Act (Infectious Disease Emergencies), 2020 goes far enough to protect workers and provide direction for employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a government release, the Act,...

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COVID-19: US and Canada travel and immigration update (March 20, 2020)

March 20, 2020

Travel to Canada Only essential travel permitted into Canada On March 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm EDT, there will be a temporary restriction on all non-essential travel at the Canada-US border. “Non-essential” travel includes travel that is considered tourism or...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Implications on performance under commercial contracts

March 18, 2020

The consequences of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which was declared a worldwide pandemic last week by the World Health Organization, can already be seen on the global economic stage. Canadian businesses will need to be responsive to new circumstances...

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CRA further circumscribes trust 21-year planning strategies involving non-resident beneficiaries

March 17, 2020 | Kitchener-Waterloo

Canadian Accountant

The CRA’s stated positions will result in a chill on tax practitioners’ advice to their clients, says Stephen Sweeney of Miller Thomson. Read the full article

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Joint & Several Liability for Engineers

March 13, 2020 | Vancouver

Canadian Consulting Engineer, March/April 2020

Construction litigation involving engineers has become more common, but also more complex. One example of this trend, which can be particularly  problematic, is the rule of joint and several liability. This rule can encourage a ‘shotgun’ approach to litigation, give...

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Restructuring and Insolvency group welcomes four new lawyers

February 25, 2020 | Toronto

Global Restructuring Review

Partners David Ward and Larry Ellis, Associate Counsel Erin Craddock and Associate Sam Massie join our national Restructuring and Insolvency group. This article from Global Restructuring Review details their move.

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Jill Wilkie’s article “Deference to Labour Arbitrators: A Tale of Near Cause” was published in the Employment and Labour Law Reporter.

February 20, 2020 | Calgary

Employment and Labour Law Reporter, Volume 29, Number 11

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Bad faith and punitive damages: Stewart v. Lloyd’s Underwriters

February 14, 2020 | Vancouver

The Lawyer's Daily

In the case of Stewart v. Lloyd’s Underwriters 2019 BCSC 1582, the British Columbia Supreme Court considered a claim for punitive damages arising from the insurer’s alleged breach of the duty of good faith. Read the full article: Bad faith and...

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It’s in the Game: The Esports Legal Playbook

February 10, 2020

Miller Thomson offers a national, multi-disciplinary network of lawyers who understand the legal and business challenges unique to the Esports industry. We leverage our industry-related experience, as well as our broad expertise in advising emerging and high growth companies and...

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Veronica Choy and Stephen Torscher comment on laws surrounding cannabis and travel

February 4, 2020 | Calgary

Canadian HR Reporter, "Travellers hazy on cannabis rules"

With cannabis legalization a year-long reality and edibles now available, many Canadians are still hazy on travel rules around the drug, according to a new survey. Many travellers are unclear on what and how much can be taken onboard a...

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