What’s Happening at Miller Thomson

November 12, 2014

Speaking Engagements

Martin Rochwerg of our Toronto office chaired and spoke on succession planning in the family law context for Federated Press, during the 15th Annual Tax Planning for the Wealthy Family conference in Toronto on September 15, 2014.

Martin Rochwerg of our Toronto office chaired the 2nd Annual Managing Complex Issues in Estate and Tax Planning at Osgoode Hall Law School, and speaking on Conflicts of Interest, Professionalism and Practice Management, on October 1, 2014.

Martin Rochwerg of our Toronto office  presented on Cross-Border Estate and Tax Planning, as well as Uses of Inter-Vivos and Testamentary Trusts in Las Vegas, Nevada during the Assante Wealth Management Conference on October 6 & 7, 2014.

Gerald D. Courage of our Toronto office spoke on “Tax Policy to Promote Growth” at the 2014 CEO Connection Mid-Market Convention in Philadelphia on October 21, 2014, on “Achieving the Global Enterprise” at the AutoConnect Seminar in Nashville on October 23, 2014.

Special Announcements

Martin Rochwerg of our Toronto office will be adjunct professor for the 2014 fall semester at Osgoode Hall Law School for Advanced Estate Planning course with guest lecturing by Alison Minard and Rahul Sharma.

Bryant Frydberg has been appointed Chair of the Canadian Bar Association, Alberta South Section – Taxation Non-Specialists.

William J. Fowlis QC, FCA of our Calgary office, and Joseph W. Yurkovich QC of our Edmonton office were named Lawyer of the Year for 2015 The Best Lawyers in Canada in respect of Tax Law for their respective cities.

William J. Fowlis OC, FCA of our Calgary office, Joseph W. Yurkovich QC of our Edmonton office, Nathalie Marchand of our Montreal office, George Nystrom of our Regina office, Crystal L. Taylor of our Saskatoon office, and Robert B. Hayhoe of our Toronto office were named to Best Lawyers in Canada for 2015 in respect of Tax Law.

Gail P. Black of our Calgary office, William J. Fowlis QC, FCA of our Calgary office, Wendi Crowe of our Edmonton office, Joseph W. Yurkovich QC of our Edmonton office, George Nystrom of our Regina office, Rachel L. Blumenfeld of our Toronto office, Mary Anne Bueschkens of our Toronto office, Donald Carr QC of our Toronto office, Sheila M. Crummey of our Toronto office, Robert B. Hayhoe of our Toronto office, Susan M. Manwaring of our Toronto office, Rosanne T. Rocchi of our Toronto office and Martin J. Rochwerg of our Toronto office were named to Best Lawyers in Canada for 2015 in respect of Trusts and Estates.

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