• 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.
  • 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.
  • Co-Ordination and Collaboration: Multijurisdictional Class Actions
    May 09, 2022
    Keely Cameron and Alicia Yowart write in The Lawyer's Daily on how Canadian courts are seeing a growing trend of parallel class actions being filed in different jurisdictions
  • International Commercial Arbitration in Canada: From Hostility to World Leadership to Playing Catch-Up
    May 05, 2022
    Authors Valerie Hughes and Mark Jewett write about Canada becoming the first country in the world to implement the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration in 1986—the result of a cooperative effort by the federal, provincial and territorial governments in adopting modern commercial arbitration laws.  
  • The Class Actions Handbook: Michael Eizenga
    May 04, 2022
    Michael Eizenga authors The Class Actions Handbook, published by LexisNexis. In this new text, Michael pulls together the main propositions of class proceedings into a handy, practical resource that will prove invaluable to litigators in common law jurisdictions.
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - April 2022
    April 27, 2022
    The 19th 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 information and documents. 
  • No Compensable Harm, No Class Action
    April 26, 2022
    Ethan Schiff writes "No Compensable Harm, No Class Action" published by the Ontario Bar Association.
  • Small Modular Reactors Gain New Traction
    April 25, 2022
    David Macaulay, Luke Morrison, Sharon Singh and Dayo Ogunyemi write in the Daily Oil Bulletin and JWN Energy on small modular reactors (SMR) gaining traction due to their size, design and the potential to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Radha Curpen on How to Build a Centennial Brand
    April 20, 2022
    Radha Curpen writes on How to Build a Centennial Brand for the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade. She offers her thoughts on what it takes to build a business that stands the test of time as Bennett Jones celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2022.
  • Ashley Paterson and Nina Butz on Product Liability in Canada
    April 14, 2022
    Ashley Paterson and Nina Butz write in DRI's The Brief Case on "Product Liability in Canada."
  • New Tax Reporting Requirements for Bare Trusts
    April 04, 2022
    Jared Mackey and Spencer Brown write in The Lawyer's Daily on how Canadian bare trusts could soon be required to file annual returns with the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • Three Mining Trends To Watch For In 2022
    March 22, 2022
    Sharon Singh and Serge Dupont write in Canadian Mining Journal on how the intensifying focus on Environmental Social and Governance factors will underpin the acceleration of three interconnected trends for the Canadian mining industry in 2022.
  • Lincoln Caylor and Nathan Shaheen on Impacts of Russian Invasion on Money Laundering
    March 16, 2022
    Lincoln Caylor and Nathan Shaheen write an article in the FCPA Blog on the increased and evolving global risk of money laundering in the world of cryptocurrency as a result of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
  • Equity Investments by Indigenous Communities in Energy Projects
    February 28, 2022
    Vivek Warrier, Luke Morrison and Ashley White write in Daily Oil Bulletin on how over the past several years, the energy industry has witnessed a veritable surge of transactions in which Indigenous Communities (ICs) have acquired significant and meaningful ownership in infrastructure projects across the full spectrum of the energy value chain.
  • In The Midst of Cries for Individual ‘Freedoms,’ Canadian Collectivism Prevails
    February 23, 2022
    John Manley writes an op-ed in the Globe and Mail on how, "In the midst of cries for individual ‘freedoms,’ Canadian collectivism prevails."
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - February 2022
    February 10, 2022
    The 18th edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, includes (1) an overview of the Canadian Federal Court's rejection of late election in the case of Denso Manufacturing Canada, Inc. v Canada; and (2) a look at the CRA's shift towards electronic communication and the potential fall-out of missing their emails. The publication also outlines cases of note and the litigation status of current key cases.
  • Jim Patterson and Amanda McLachlan on Fraudulent Schemes During COVID-19
    February 03, 2022
    Jim Patterson and Amanda McLachlan write "COVID-19: detecting fraudulent schemes perpetrated by employees" in Financier Worldwide. 
  • Dominique Hussey and Jeilah Chan in WTR's Trademark Litigation 2022
    December 30, 2021
    Dominique Hussey and Jeilah Chan authored the Canada chapter in World Trademark Review's Trademark Litigation: A Global Guide 2022. 
  • Ted Yoo and Krishen Singh in PCT Network on Broad Specifications in Canada
    December 30, 2021
    Ted Yoo and Krishen Singh write "Notes to Patent Drafters: Common Issues with Broad Specifications in Canada" in the PCT Network.
  • 2022 Amendments to the Harmonized System in Canada
    December 22, 2021
    George W.H. Reid and Mitchel Dorbyk summarize the amendments to the Harmonized System in Canada, explain why these changes were made and identify potential compliance issues arising from these amendments in Taxnet Pro's December 2021 Customs & International Trade Newsletter. 
  • Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - December 2021
    December 21, 2021
    The 17th edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, includes updates, summaries of cases of note and cases under appeal.

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