Blogues de Miller Thomson

Grâce à ses blogues, Miller Thomson décrit sur un ton plus informel certaines perspectives juridiques au Canada. Lire ici les divers points de vue.

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Why a Lawyer Should Draft Your Separation Agreement in the Age of Do-it-Yourself Divorce Kits

22 janvier 2019 | Joanna Harris

Blogue Droit de la famille

Many recently-separated couples look for ways to resolve separation issues and save time the time and expense of consulting a lawyer. However using an online template separation agreement or a do-it-yourself kit, can significantly increase costs and take years to...

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The Deduction of Accident Benefits in Tort Actions

16 janvier 2019 | Chris T.J. Blom

Blogue : Droit des assurances

In the 2018 decisions of Cadieux v. Clouthier and Carroll v. McEwen, the Ontario Court of Appeal clarified the manner in which accident benefits are to be deducted from awards of tort damages. In the past, there were two approaches....

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Cannabis and Family Law

2 janvier 2019 | Joanna Harris

Blogue Droit de la famille

On October 17, 2018, the Cannabis Act came into force, legalizing the recreational use, possession, and growing of cannabis in Canada, subject to some restrictions. This piece reviews implications of cannabis use in family law matters, primarily custody and access...

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Update: No Civil Fraud Says Ontario Court of Appeal – Overturning Paulus v. Fleury

21 décembre 2018 | Michael Prosia

Blogue : Droit des assurances

Earlier this year, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice refused to enforce a settlement after finding that the plaintiffs’ lawyer had engaged in civil fraud by misrepresenting the independence of two witnesses at a pre-trial conference.  In addition to refusing...

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Pensions and Benefits Part 2: Key Case-Law Developments in Canada

18 décembre 2018 | Kim Ozubko

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

As discussed at our last A.M. Pension Webinar on December 11, 2018, there have been a number of significant legislative and case-law developments in the area of pensions and benefits law in 2018. In Part I of a two-part blog...

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SME Blockchain Primer

10 décembre 2018 | Imran Ahmad, Katherine Barbacki

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

Recognizing the growing importance of distributed ledger technology (commonly known as “Blockchain”) for businesses of all sizes, on December 5, 2018, Miller Thomson LLP published its latest edition of Proof of Stake, a publication dedicated to practical legal considerations when...

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Pensions and Benefits Part 1: Key Legislative Developments in Ontario and the Federal Jurisdiction

6 décembre 2018

Blogue matinal : Régimes de retraite

There have been a number of significant legislative and case-law developments in the area of pensions and benefits law in 2018. In Part I of a two-part blog post, we highlight some of the key legislative developments in Ontario and...

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Social Media Postings Can Be Used Against You in Family Law Proceedings

4 décembre 2018 | Joanna Harris

Blogue Droit de la famille

Billions of users of social media networks regularly share their personal lives on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. The content posted on social media networks may be unsecured, accessible by others, and permanently recorded. For these reasons,...

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Who is the Lessee? Whoever the Lessor Can Sue to Enforce the Lease – An Update on Insurer Priority of Third Party Claims Involving Lessors

27 novembre 2018 | Lyndsay Reuvers-Hone

Blogue : Droit des assurances

Who can a lessor sue to enforce a lease? In a recent decision on priority of payment in a motor vehicle tort action, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice resolved the priority dispute by answering this question. In Aviva Insurance...

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What are Section 7 Expenses?

20 novembre 2018 | Joanna Harris

Blogue Droit de la famille

In a previous piece (available here), we discussed parents’ obligations to pay child support in respect of only the Basic Monthly Amount.  This piece considers the obligations in respect of Section 7 Expenses. As a recap, each of the Federal...

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