• How to Deal with Zombies in the Oil Patch
    November 16, 2022
    Keely Cameron and Luke Morrison write in JWN and the Daily Oil Bulletin on how to deal with "zombie corporations" in Canada's oil patch. 
  • Practical Ways to Embed ESG Into a Business Strategy
    November 16, 2022
    Radha Curpen writes for the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade on some of the ways companies are embedding ESG principles into their core business strategy.
  • Mining For Green Opportunities In Carbon Markets
    November 08, 2022
    Steven Bennett and Thomas McInerney write in Canadian Mining Journal on how miners love to talk about “the markets,” but increasingly at industry conferences it is the carbon markets, and not just the stock markets, that has everyone’s attention. 
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - October 2022
    October 31, 2022
    The 22nd edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, features an overview of recent cases of note and cases under appeal. Additionally, the publication includes a report on Canada (AG) v. Collins Family Trust, 2022 SCC 26.
  • Americas Antitrust Review 2023: Merger Review in Canada
    October 13, 2022
    Adam Kalbfleisch and Kyle Donnelly write in the Americas Antitrust Review 2023 on the structure and practice for merger review under the Canadian Competition Act. They examine issues related to challenges by the Commissioner of Competition, and potential remedies when issues arise—as well as the enforcement approach to merger review by the Competition Bureau, including recent developments.
  • ESG Guidance for Pension Plan Investment and Risk Management
    October 13, 2022
    Radha Curpen writes on the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities' draft guideline for ESG considerations in pension plan management in Business in Vancouver's Business Excellence Series. Radha was a member of the CAPSA working group that drafted the guideline.
  • M&A Activity Year-To-Date Is Better Than Before Pandemic
    October 12, 2022
    Canadian Lawyer reports on Bennett Jones' Q3 look at the M&A landscape. Linda Misetich Dann, Christian Gauthier and Harinder Basra say there is a lot of interest in dealmaking, with the latest numbers on M&A activity beating those from before the pandemic. M&A activity has slowed in the first nine months of 2022.
  • Vasilis Pappas and Artem Barsukov Author Chapter in The Guide to Energy Arbitrations (5th Ed.)
    September 22, 2022
    Vasili Pappas and Artem Barsukov have contributed a chapter to Global Arbitration Review's The Guide to Energy Arbitrations (5th Ed.) entitled Five Years Later: Update on Multi-Tier Dispute Resolution Clauses as Jurisdictional Conditions Precedent to Arbitration.
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - August 2022
    August 22, 2022
    The 21st edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, focuses on an overview of the recent trends in Canada Revenue Agency's requests for tax information from a foreign country. The publication also outlines cases of note and the litigation status of current key cases, including Canada (AG) v Collins Family Trust, 2022 SCC 26.
  • Canadian Municipalities Climate Change Litigation and Oil Gas Companies
    August 22, 2022
    Cheryl Woodin, Laura Gill, Michael Theroux and Rebecca Taylor write in JWN Energy on how Vancouver City Council recently passed a motion to fund a proposed class action against various oil & gas companies to recover costs associated with climate change. 
  • Developing the Solar Project: EPC Contracts in the Alberta Solar Sector
    August 08, 2022
    Jason Roth, Geoffrey Stenger and Victoria Tulk write in Alberta Solar Review on key considerations for solar project developers when entering into an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract.
  • For all Personkind? Mining on the Moon
    August 08, 2022
    Sander Grieve writes in Canadian Mining Journal on what the rules of mining in space might look like. It may not be at Canadian boardroom tables yet, but the federal government has started to turn its policy engine to contemplate conditions in the great unknown—starting with the moon.
  • Summary Applications on Duty to Defend
    July 29, 2022
    Christine A. Viney, Bruce Mellett and Patrick Schembri write about the Alberta Court of Appeal's summary of the key principles that apply when an insured seeks a declaration that an insurer’s duty to defend has been triggered before liability in the underlying action has been determined in the Lawyer's Daily.
  • Federal Government Publishes Final Regulations Aimed At Reducing GHG Emissions
    July 22, 2022
    Thomas McInerney, Sarah Gilbert, Sharon G.K. Singh, Serge Dupont and Victoria Tulk's recent insight Federal Government Publishes Final Regulations Aimed at Reducing GHG Emissions is featured in Daily Oil Bulletin.
  • Ten Takeaways for Buyers and Sellers in Private M&A Transactions
    July 22, 2022
    Gary Solway, Munaf Mohamed, John Mercury, Michael Mysak and Paul Romaniuk write "Ten Takeaways for Buyers and Sellers in Private M&A Transactions" in CVCA Central.
  • Litigating Across the Ambassador Bridge—Canadian Law & Practice Tips for Michigan Litigators
    July 20, 2022
    Ciara Mackey is featured in The Litigation Journal's Spring/Summer 2022 Edition for the State Bar of Michigan, sharing tips for Michigan attorneys interacting with Canadian law and litigation.
  • Canadian Tax Foundation: Reimagining the Determination of Tax Avoidance
    June 27, 2022
    The Canadian Tax Foundation's newsletter Perspectives on Tax Law and Policy (June 2022) features an article by Anu Nijhawan and Jared Mackey on Reimagining the Determination of Tax Avoidance.
  • What Developments in UNDRIP Mean to Business
    June 23, 2022
    Sharon Singh authors "What Development in UNDRIP Mean to Business" for the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade.
  • Eligible Financial Contracts Post-Bellatrix
    June 17, 2022
    Kelsey Meyer, Denise Bright, Mark Powell, Katherine Fisher and Adam Williams write in the National Insolvency Review on Eligible Financial Contracts Post-Bellatrix: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective on the Current Status of the Law.
  • Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts, 6th Edition
    June 09, 2022
    Anu Nijhawan and Martin Sorensen are contributing editors of Taxation of Corporations, Partnerships and Trusts, 6th Edition, recently published by Thomson Reuters.
  • Is Risk Management the New Frontier in Pension Governance?
    June 07, 2022
    Susan Geller writes in Benefits Canada on risk management and how its importance isn’t new for the majority of defined benefit pension plan sponsors and administrators.
  • Weaponizing the Financial System Brings Money Laundering Risks
    May 30, 2022
    Nathan Shaheen writes in Thought Leaders 4 FIRE Magazine Issue 9 - FIRE International 2022 Vilamoura Edition. Nathan writes: "In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western countries and their allies have weaponized the global financial system to target the worldwide assets of Russia and its wealthy oligarchs."
  • Are Waivers of Corporate Opportunities a Good Idea?
    May 16, 2022
    Okey Ejibe writes on CBA National on corporate opportunity waivers and the increased risk of putting directors in conflicts of interest.
  • Product Liability Causes of Action in 2022
    May 12, 2022
    Ashley Paterson and Julien Sicco write on product liability causes of action in 2022 in the Lawyer's Daily, noting that recent decisions in this area continue to shape its evolution.
  • Bennett Jones Lawyers Featured in The National Banking Law Review
    May 10, 2022
    Simon Grant, Nathan Shaheen, Alex Payne, Shaan Tolani and Michael James' insight FATF’S Take on Digital Assets: Updated Guidance and Recommendations is featured in the National Banking Law Review.

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