Blogues de Miller Thomson

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A trustee’s duties in volatile markets

6 août 2020 | Pia Hundal, Dwight D. Dee, Darren Lund

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

Introduction Market volatility arising from the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything experienced in recent history. Two of the largest single day drops in the history of the Dow Jones Industrial Average occurred in March 2020. Later that same month, the...

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The impact of destination traffic

5 août 2020 | Rachel Day, Cynthia P. Carels

Blogue Dommages corporels de MT

During the COVID-19 lockdowns, roadway traffic notably decreased. As early as March 2020, the need to drive to local destinations was reduced as organizations paused their operations, decreased their capacity or had staff work from home. Destination Traffic While Albertans...

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European Data Protection Board (EDPB) releases FAQ on “Schrems II”: A primer for Canadian organizations

4 août 2020 | David Krebs, Amanda Cuthina

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

As we have reported previously, on July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) released its decision in the case of Data Protection Commissioner v Facebook Ireland Ltd and Maximillian Schrems (“Schrems II”), which ruled that...

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Personal planning during a pandemic

30 juillet 2020 | Julia Amelio, Cynthia P. Carels

Blogue Dommages corporels de MT

Many provinces and territories are starting to re-open after months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Unfortunately, with increased activity comes increased risk of injury, so now is the perfect time to review your personal affairs. Having the right...

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Beneficiaries as a witness to a will: The impact and effect of Section 43 of the WESA

30 juillet 2020 | Alexander Swabuk

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

In order for a will to be valid, a will must meet certain formal requirements. These requirements, often referred to as “testamentary formalities,” are relatively standard throughout the common-law world and relatively well-known. In particular, a valid will in British...

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Contesting a Will – overview

23 juillet 2020 | Christopher Crisman-Cox

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

This posting provides an overview of some common grounds on which to challenge a Will. Each of the topics mentioned in this post is worthy of a separate, more in-depth article, and we will keep updating this article with the...

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The impact of COVID-19 on speed-related injuries

22 juillet 2020 | Tessa Green, Cynthia P. Carels

Blogue Dommages corporels de MT

Although the pace of life slowed down to contain the spread of COVID-19, many Canadian cities noticed a spike in speeding. This post provides an overview on the pandemic’s contribution to speeding, and how Miller Thomson LLP’s personal injury lawyers...

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“Schrems II” decides validity of personal data transfer mechanisms – impact on Canadian organizations

20 juillet 2020 | David Krebs, Amanda Cuthina

Blogue Cybersécurité de MT

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) released its long-awaited decision regarding the validity of existing personal data transfer mechanisms outside the EU under the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), the so-called “Schrems II”...

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Commiteeship under the PPA: Criteria for selection

16 juillet 2020 | Alexander Swabuk

Blogue sur le litige en matière de succession

In British Columbia, the Patients Property Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 349 (the “PPA”) sets out the legislative framework and authority for an individual to apply for the right to manage an incapable person’s personal and financial affairs. Section 6 of...

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Dealing with deadlines and limitations in lockdown

15 juillet 2020 | Tessa Green, Cynthia P. Carels

Blogue Dommages corporels de MT

Courts across Canada have limited their operations to help contain the spread of COVID-19, while treatment facilities have closed or modified their services to protect public health and safety. The personal injury lawyers at Miller Thomson LLP have been monitoring...

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