• Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - July 2021
    July 12, 2021
    The 15th edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, includes articles on (1) Rule 147 of the Tax Court of Canada Rules (General Procedure) and its permits regarding the allocation of additional costs in any proceeding; and (2) a notice from the Tax Court of Canada regarding the cancellation of all in-person sittings between August 16 and September 10, 2021. 
  • Radha Curpen and Greg D'Avignon on ESG in B.C.
    July 08, 2021
    Radha Curpen and Greg D'Avignon co-author ESG in B.C. – An opportunity for a sustainable economy, a look at how if governments can work collaboratively with business to create and support the right conditions and policies, the province can attract ESG-driven investment, create good jobs and grow a more prosperous, inclusive and productive B.C.
  • Ranjan Agarwal and Sakina Babwani on Claims Against Government Policy Decisions
    July 05, 2021
    Ranjan Agarwal and Sakina Babwani write in The Lawyer's Daily on "Claims against core government policy decisions insulated from liability in tort."
  • Nina Butz and Lincoln Caylor on Crypto Recovery in Canadian Courts
    June 24, 2021
    Nina Butz and Lincoln Caylor write in The FCPA Blog on "Canadian courts assist crypto recovery." 
  • Sébastien Gittens and Stephen Burns Compare Data and Privacy Protection Regulation
    June 04, 2021
    Sébastien Gittens and Stephen Burns write in LexisNexis's Canadian Data Governance and Privacy Digest on "Understanding the CCPA: A Comparison Between the CCPA, PIPEDA, and PIPA."
  • Lincoln Caylor and Shaan Tolani on Corruption Through Disclosure
    June 01, 2021
    Lincoln Caylor and Shaan Tolani write in Global Investigations Review on Canada's proposed beneficial ownership registry and discuss balancing the benefits and privacy implications of a publicly accessible database. 
  • Deirdre Sheehan, Brynne Harding and Patrick Schembri on Provincial Administrative Penalties Act
    May 26, 2021
    Deirdre Sheehan, Brynne Harding and Patrick Schembri write in CBA National Magazine on "Limiting the right to procedural fairness" in the Provincial Administrative Penalties Act (PAPA).
  • Annotated Alberta Employment Standards Code
    April 2021
    The Annotated Alberta Employment Standards Guide, published by Carswell/Thomson Reuters, provides annotations of noteworthy court decisions interpreting the various provisions of Alberta’s Employment Standards Code. This title provides customers with access to the full text of the Code with digests of relevant cases interpreting or applying various sections of the Code.
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - May 2021
    April 28, 2021
    The 14th edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, includes articles on (1) the impact of case law in the area of document disclosure related to policy relied upon by the Minister of National Revenue in raising an assessment pursuant to the general anti avoidance rule and (2) Rule 58 of the Tax Court of Canada Rules (General Procedure) and the pronouncements made by the Federal Court of Appeal in its recent decisions, including 632738 Alberta Ltd. v Canada 2021 FCA 43. The publication also has summaries of recent tax decisions, tables regarding tax appeals, the CRA business continuity plans and bulletins/practice directives from the courts.
  • Court Upholds Unlimited Coverage for Construction Mitigation Losses
    March 31, 2021
    In Surespan Structures Ltd. v. Lloyds Underwriters, 2021 BCCA 65, the British Columbia Court of Appeal held that a professional liability insurance policy contained no monetary limit in relation to one component of its coverage. Specifically, while the policy included limits, these were found not to apply to loss mitigation coverage for a construction project worth approximately $400 million. Published by The Lawyer's Daily.
  • The Evolution of Pension Governance Policies
    March 23, 2021
    Susan G. Seller is the author of an expert panel column on the topic of “The Evolution of Pension Governance Policies” in the digital issue of Benefits Canada magazine. 
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - March 2021
    March 04, 2021
    The 13th edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, includes an article on transferee liability and the interpretation of the "adequate consideration" defense in light of the Federal Court of Appeal's most recent decision (Eyeball Networks Inc. v Canada, 2021 FCA 17) regarding section 160 of the Income Tax Act (Canada). The publication also has summaries of recent tax decisions, tables regarding tax appeals, the CRA business continuity plans and bulletins/practice directives from the courts.
  • Michael Kergin on Trudeau and Biden: Off to a Good Start
    February 26, 2021
    Michael Kergin writes in Policy Magazine on the first Canada/United States summit led by Prime Minister Trudeau and President Joe Biden.
  • Enforcing Standard-Form Arbitration Agreements in Class Actions: Lessons from the Uber Saga in Canada
    February 23, 2021
    Gannon Beaulne, Maya Bretgoltz and Ranjan Agarwal write in the American Bar Association's Litigation Section on "Enforcing Standard-Form Arbitration Agreements in Class Actions: Lessons from the Uber Saga in Canada". 
  • Michael Smith on 5 Lists Every In-House Lawyer Can Keep
    February 19, 2021
    Michael Smith writes in the American Bar Association's Litigation Section on five lists that may be helpful for in-house lawyers to keep.
  • Transfer Pricing in the Time of COVID-19
    February 19, 2021
    Claire Kennedy and Hennadiy Kutsenko write in Canadian Accountant on recently released guidance from the OECD on COVID-19-impacted transfer pricing.
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - January 2021
    January 14, 2021
    The 12th edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, includes an article on the onus of proof in tax disputes in light of seemingly conflicting statements about the subject in recent jurisprudence. The publication also has summaries of recent tax decisions, tables regarding tax appeals, the CRA business continuity plans and bulletins/practice directives from the courts.
  • Dominique Hussey and Jeilah Chan in WTR's Trademark Litigation 2021
    January 14, 2021
    Dominique Hussey and Jeilah Chan authored the Canada chapter in World Trademark Review's Trademark Litigation: A Global Guide 2021.
  • Martin Sorensen and Hennadiy Kutsenko in The Lawyer's Daily
    January 14, 2021
    Martin Sorensen and Hennadiy Kutsenko write in The Lawyer's Daily on "Retroactive registration rescues real estate reseller" in Ouazana v. Canada [2020], a GST case decided by the Tax Court of Canada.
  • Electronic Commerce: A Practitioner's Guide Trade-Marks and the Internet
    2021
    Denise Brunsdon is co-author of Chapter 2, "Trade-marks and the Internet" in Electronic Commerce: A Practitioner's Guide Trade-Marks and the Internet, edited by Alan M. Gahtan, Martin P. J. Kratz, J. Fraser Mann and published by Thomson Reuters.
  • Supreme Court of Canada Awards Damages for Incentive Plan Entitlements Despite Plain Language of Plan to the Contrary
    December 2020
    The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada Ltd., 2020 SCC 26, highlights the high standard a court will require to rebut the presumption at common law that a dismissed employee will receive all forms of compensation during the employee’s notice period. Published in Canadian Employment Law Guide, No. 188.
  • John Weekes on Re-Engaging the World on Trade
    December 18, 2020
    John Weekes writes in Policy Magazine on why the top trade priority for Canada in 2021 must be building an effective working relationship with the incoming Biden Administration in Washington.
  • Adam Kalbfleisch and Kyle Donnelly in GCR's Americas Antitrust Review 2021
    December 10, 2020
    Adam Kalbfleisch and Kyle Donnelly author the Canada: Merger Review chapter in Global Competition Review’s Americas Antitrust Review 2021.
  • Vasilis Pappas, Romeo Rojas and Gita Keshava Contribute in The Guide to Energy Arbitrations
    December 10, 2020
    Vasilis Pappas, Romeo Rojas, and Gita Keshava have contributed a chapter to Global Arbitration Review's The Guide to Energy Arbitrations (4th Ed.) entitled "When Consolidation Fails: The Challenges of Parallel Arbitration Proceedings".
  • Radha Curpen on the Road to Success For B.C.'s Energy Industry
    December 09, 2020
    Radha Curpen writes on why a strong energy industry will continue to be critical to B.C.’s economic recovery, and its future will be defined by much more than the current health and economic challenges.

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