Ambitious Impact Assessment Act to Reshape Project Review Regime
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.
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.
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.
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
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.