• Ambitious Impact Assessment Act to Reshape Project Review Regime
    June/July 2018
    David Bursey, Sharon Singh, Brandon Mewhort and Stephanie Ridge look at the key aspects of the proposed Impact Assessment Act (part of Bill C-69) in Canadian Mining Journal. They write on why the stakes are high—project assessment is at the intersection of many federal policy objectives that shape our natural resource economy and global reputation.
  • CSA issues revised staff notice issuers with US marijuana-related activities
    June 06, 2018
    Aaron Sonshine, Ranjeev Dhillon, Rami Chalabi and Kathleen Devlin authored "CSA issues revised staff notice issuers with US marijuana-related activities" in The GrowthOp. The Notice provides guidance about the disclosure expectations for Canadian issuers with US marijuana-related activities in recognition of the uncertainty, and political and regulatory tensions, surrounding the industry.
  • Hot Opportunities in Cannabis 2.0
    June 06, 2018
    Ranjeev Dhillon, Dominique Hussey and Aaron Sonshine authored "Hot opportunities in Cannabis 2.0" in The GrowthOp.  New wave of business opportunities outside of cannabis production is starting to roll through the industry. Two areas are particularly hot—non-plant touching, and edibles and concentrates.
  • Trends Canadian cannabis companies need to know
    June 06, 2018
    Ranjeev Dhillon, Dominique Hussey and Aaron Sonshine authored "Trends Canadian cannabis companies need to know" in The GrowthOp. Canada is the clear world leader in the cannabis sector today. No other developed country has the same combination of expertise, well-funded companies, and a soon-to-be legal, national market.
  • Cost Awards in Class Actions General Principles and Recent Trends
    April 26-27, 2018
    Cheryl Woodin and Jessica Starck co-wrote "Cost Awards in Class Actions - General Principles and Recent Trends" for the Osgoode 15th National Class Actions Symposium.  Cheryl will also be participating in this conference as a panelist with Charles Wright (Siskinds).
  • Canadian Judge Will Hear Reports In Yukos Arbitration Row
    April 17, 2018
    A Canadian judge has refused to restrict the evidence he’ll review when considering whether arbitrators can decide if Russia must compensate a former Yukos Oil Co. shareholder for causing the company's demise, saying that he’ll hear reports asserting the proceeding is illegal under Russian law.
  • John Weekes on the Confusion and Opportunity of Canada's Trade Negotiations
    March 29, 2018
    John Weekes writes on "Confusion and Opportunity: The Challenges of Canada's Trade Negotiations" in Canadian Global Affairs Institute's (CGAI) international trade series.
  • The Dispute Resolution Review 10th Edition
    March 26, 2018
    Robert Staley, Jonathan Bell and Jessica Starck co-authored the Canada chapter of The Dispute Resolution Review - Edition 10. 
  • BC Seeks Feedback on Second Phase of the Spill Response Regime
    February 13, 2018
    David Bursey, Radha Curpen and Sharon Singh are the co-authors of BC Seeks Feedback on Second Phase of the Spill Response Regime for HazMat. 
  • Report Shows Global Shift Towards Behavioural Remedies
    February 09, 2018
    Melanie Aitken is quoted on behavioural remedies in Janith Aranze's article "Report shows global shift towards behavioural remedies" from Global Competition Review.
  • Insider Trading and Tipping: Ontario Court of Appeal Sets Boundaries for Those in a "Special Relationship"
    February 2018
    Alan Gardner and Joseph Blinick are the co-authors of "Insider Trading and Tipping: Ontario Court of Appeal Sets Boundaries for Those in a 'Special Relationship'" for Canadian Securities Law News.
  • 2018 to be a significant year for pension reform in Ontario
    January 23, 2018
    Susan G. Seller authors "2018 to be a significant year for pension reform in Ontario" in Benefits Canada. 
  • A Tale of Two (Mer)cedes
    January 23, 2018
    Cheryl Woodin and Hartlee Zucker are the co-authors of "A Tale of Two (Mer)cedes" published in Mass Torts Litigation, Vol. 16, Issue 3. 
  • 6 Ways to Avoid Legal Peril
    November 2017
    James Heelan authors "6 Ways to Avoid Legal Peril" in BMO Insights. 
  • World Trademark Review: Trademark Litigation: A Global Guide 2018
    January 09, 2018
    Dominique Hussey and Jeilah Chan wrote the Canadian chapter in World Trademark Review’s Trademark Litigation: A Global Guide 2018. They look at the legislation, decisions, key trends and developments companies should know about Canada’s system of trademark enforcement. This includes:
  • 2017 Canadian Public Target M&A Deal Points Study
    January 03, 2018
    In the American Bar Association's 2017 Canadian Private Target Mergers & Acquisitions Deal Points Study, James McClary was noted as an issue group leader and Kelly Ford was noted as a contributor.
  • Medical Assistance in Dying Canadian Registry Recommendations
    November 19, 2017
    Rose Carter submitted article for review:  Medical Assistance in Dying: Canadian Registry Recommendations.
  • Rose Carter on Patient Safety in Current Medical Research and Opinion
    November 10, 2017
    Rose Carter co-authored the article “Tool to assess causality of direct and indirect adverse events associated with therapeutic interventions” in Current Medical Research and Opinion. CMRO is a peer-reviewed, international journal for the rapid publication of original research on new and existing drugs and therapies. It provides ethical, unbiased and rapid publication of quality content to serve the information needs of the clinical medicine community.
  • Emerging Trends in Environmental Class Actions in Canada
    November 2017
    Venetia Whiting and Scott Azzopardi author "Emerging Trends in Environmental Class Actions in Canada" for the Ontario Bar Association EnvironNews. 
  • Medical Assistance in Dying: Journey to Medical Self-Determination
    November 2017
    Rose Carter has an article accepted for publication: Medical Assistance in Dying: Journey to Medical Self-Determination.
  • Maureen Ward and Nathan Shaheen on Asset Recovery
    October 30, 2017
    Maureen Ward and Nathan Shaheen wrote the Canadian chapter in Getting the Deal Through’s 2018 edition on Asset Recovery. They look at the full picture in Canada on civil asset recovery and criminal asset recovery in legislation, jurisdiction and court proceedings and more.
  • Ranjan Agarwal on Building a Free and Democratic Society
    October 20, 2017
    Ranjan Agarwal wrote a chapter on religious freedom and respect for minority rights in Canada at 150: Building a Free and Democratic Society. The book commemorates 150 years of Canada's legal and constitutional democracy and contributors include every former living Prime Minister and former Supreme Court Justices. Canada at 150 is illustrated with stunning visual representations and pictures of the country's history and values.  
  • Rose Carter Q.C. and Rory Tighe: Legal Duty to Advise Patients on Smoking Cessation
    October 17, 2017
    Rose Carter and Rory Tighe write the chapter “Legal Duty to Advise Patients on Smoking Cessation” in the 2nd edition of Disease Interrupted: A Clinical Guide to Tobacco Reduction and Cessation. Rose and Rory explore the changing legal relationship between physician and patient as it pertains to tobacco use and addiction. They also look at possible legal implications for other health care practitioners. Rose is a partner in Bennett Jones’ Edmonton office. To complement her practice representing medical practitioners and individuals, Rose is an Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta. Rory is currently clerking with the Court of Appeal of Alberta and will be articling at our Vancouver office. In 2016 he was a summer student in Bennett Jones’ Edmonton office. Disease Interrupted is published in association with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. CAMH is Canada's largest mental health and addiction teaching hospital and one of the world's leading research centres in the area of addiction and mental health.
  • Striking Jury Notices in Civil Trials
    Fall 2017
    Michael Eizenga and Preet Bell co-authored "Striking Jury Notices in Civil Trials", published in The Oatley-McLeish Guide to Personal Injury Practice in Motor Vehicle Cases.
  • Substantive Consolidation after Nortel: The Treatment of Corporate Groups in Canadian Insolvency Law
    September 2017
    Michael Barrett authored “Substantive Consolidation after Nortel: The Treatment of Corporate Groups in Canadian Insolvency Law.” Published in Vol. 59, No. 3 of the Canadian Business Law Journal.

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