Media Releases

  • Bennett Jones Helps Raise the Avro Arrow
    July 21, 2017

    Bennett Jones is proud to be the pro bono counsel to the Raising the Avro Arrow project. The project's goal is the search and recovery of nine Avro Arrow free flight models launched over Lake Ontario in series of tests from 1954-57. The models are the only known artifacts from the Avro Arrow program remaining to be found. They have rested somewhere on the bottom of Lake Ontario for over 60 years.
  • Gino Scapillati Joining Bennett Jones as Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation
    June 27, 2017

    Bennett Jones is pleased to announce that Gino Scapillati will be joining the firm as Vice Chair, Strategy and Innovation, effective July 1, 2017. He will be based in the Toronto office, supporting Bennett Jones nationally and globally. Gino has held a number of leadership and governance positions at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), including National Managing Partner and most recently, Vice Chair and a member of the Global Board of the PwC Network.
  • Bennett Jones Shines in IAM Patent 1000
    June 06, 2017

    Bennett Jones once again ranked highly in the sixth edition of IAM Patent 1000The World’s Leading Patent Professionals—a unique guide that identifies the top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe. The IAM Patent 1000 shines a spotlight on the firms and individuals that are deemed outstanding in this pivotal area of practice.

In the News

  • Milos Barutciski in FCPA Flash Podcast
    July 21, 2017

    In a FCPA Flash podcast, Milos Barutciski discusses Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA). This includes some of the differences between the CFPOA and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), how the two acts are enforced, and what Canadian companies subject to the FCPA need to consider.

  • Canadian Mining Journal on Raising the Avro Arrow
    July 20, 2017

    The Canadian Mining Journal reports on Osisko Mining Inc. and Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd. sponsoring the search to find and recover nine Avro Arrow free flight models launched over Lake Ontario in series of tests from 1954-57. The models are the only known artifacts from the Avro Arrow program remaining to be found. Bennett Jones is the pro bono counsel to the Raising the Avro Arrow project.

  • The Lawyer's Daily: Daniel Cheng receives Governor General's Medallion
    July 18, 2017

    The Lawyer's Daily reports on Daniel Cheng receiving a Governor General's Medallion in Beijing on July 14. The award was presented to Daniel by the Governor General of Canada, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston. The Governor General stated that Daniel's work “to foster a strengthened relationship between Canada and China is appreciated by so many," and that “R.B. Bennett would be very proud” of Daniel's accomplishments.

    Daniel Cheng 

Speaking Engagements

Announcements

  • Ty Pozzobon Foundation and Concussion Awareness in Rodeo
    July 19, 2017

    Ty Pozzobon was born to be a cowboy. He grew up in Merritt, British Columbia, and in 2016 was the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Canadian Champion and was fourth in the 2016 PBR World Finals. He was a hometown and Canadian rodeo hero.

  • Bennett Jones Salutes the 2017 Calgary Stampede
    July 07, 2017

    The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth has begun and Bennett Jones congratulates everyone involved in making the 2017 Calgary Stampede happen. Bennett Jones is proud to have been involved in the Stampede since it became the Exhibition & Stampede, and we continue to support it today. The community spirit and togetherness the Stampede brings to Calgary during its ten-day celebration and throughout the year is the best of Canada. And it's even more special this year as Canada turns 150 and Calgary celebrates—Stampede style.

  • Matthew Kronby Receives Award of Excellence in International Law
    June 28, 2017

    Matthew Kronby received the 2017 Ontario Bar Association's Award of Excellence in International Law on June 27 in Toronto. The award is for Matthew's career of achievements, he has continuously been at the forefront of milestone developments in international trade and investment law. He was involved in the adoption of the NAFTA and WTO agreements while serving at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, and in Canada's earliest investment arbitrations. He has argued numerous groundbreaking dispute settlement cases at the WTO. He has led Canada's legal teams in various free trade negotiations, including the CETA negotiations with the European Union. And Matthew is currently engaged on behalf of governments and industry in the most important Canadian trade files, including the NAFTA re-negotiations and the softwood lumber dispute. OBA Award of Excellence in International Law