Radha Curpen on Diversity and ESG in the New Workplace
April 13, 2021
Radha Curpen comments on equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI), as well as environmental, social and governance (ESG) in CBA National's look at how life at work might be after a year of social upheaval. Radha will be part of a panel of leading lawyers speaking April 22 at the annual CCCA National Conference as part of the closing panel, Back to Work Does Not Mean Back to Normal.
Jessica Horwitz on Chinese Sanctions and Market Access for Canada
April 12, 2021
Jessica Horwitz comments in Export Compliance Daily on the Chinese government's decision to place retaliatory sanctions on Canadian officials and entities for their criticism of the alleged human rights abuses in the country's Xinjiang region.
John Manley on Gender Diversity, Stakeholders Governance and U.S. Relations
March 30, 2021
The Institute of Corporate Directors' bi-monthly magazine, Director Journal, profiles the former Deputy Prime Minister of Canada and Bennett Jones Senior Advisor, John Manley.
John Manley on Carbon Tax on BNN Bloomberg
March 25, 2021
John Manley appears live on BNN Bloomberg to discuss the Supreme Court of Canada's decision that a federal carbon price is entirely constitutional.
Globe and Mail and Law360 on CP-Kansas City Southern Combination
March 22, 2021
The Globe and Mail and Law360 reported on Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Kansas City Southern (KCS) announcing they have entered into a merger agreement, under which CP has agreed to acquire KCS in a stock and cash transaction representing an enterprise value of approximately USD$29 billion.
ESG-Indigenous Case Study: Cascade Power Plant Project
March 17, 2021
Vivek Warrier, Denise Bright, and Ashley White assisted in designing and implementing the precedent setting project structure and financing solutions that facilitated Indigenous Community equity ownership in the Cascade Power Project. Bennett Jones acted for OPTrust, the project sponsor.
Steve Major Steps Up for Canadian Energy Success
March 16, 2021
Steve Major's thoughtful and successful advocacy for the Canadian energy industry is described in EnergyNow.
Vivek Warrier in Financial Post on U.S. Bill Targeting Canadian Oilsands
March 12, 2021
Vivek Warrier comments in the Financial Post on a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives that would impose an additional tax on Canadian oilsands crude. The bill looks to reverse a 2011 IRS ruling that oilsands crude is not technically considered crude oil and therefore not subject to an excise tax.
David Dodge and Michael Horgan in Globe and Mail on Fiscal Anchors
February 24, 2021
David Dodge and Michael Horgan's op-ed, "With a federal budget pending, do fiscal anchors still matter?" appears in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business section. David and Michael write that as Chrystia Freeland makes choices in her first budget as Finance Minister, two critical markers will come immediately in view: the deficit for the next fiscal year and the fiscal track for the medium term.
John Manley: Stimulus Spending if Necessary, but Not Necessarily Stimulus Spending
February 17, 2021
John Manley appeared live on BNN Bloomberg to discuss why Ottawa should think carefully on providing additional stimulus.
Shawn Munro on Integrating ESG at Energy Companies in Daily Oil Bulletin
February 04, 2021
Shawn Munro comments on integrating ESG into the operations of Canadian oil and gas companies and their supply chains in Daily Oil Bulletin.
Thomas McInerney on ESG in Oil and Gas Supply Chains in Daily Oil Bulletin
February 03, 2021
Thomas McInerney comments on the integration of ESG into oil and gas supply chains in Daily Oil Bulletin.
Will Osler on ESG in the Energy Industry in Daily Oil Bulletin
February 02, 2021
Radha Curpen on ESG Principles Playing a Growing Role in M&A
February 01, 2021
Radha Curpen comments in Mergermarket's look at how environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles are playing a growing role in M&A in North America.
Vivek Warrier on ESG in the Energy Industry in Daily Oil Bulletin
February 01, 2021
Vivek Warrier comments on the risks and opportunities that come with ESG in the energy sector in Daily Oil Bulletin.
Sophie Virji in Global Lawyers of Canada's Womxn in Law Series
January 28, 2021
Sophie Virji speaks in Global Lawyers of Canada's Womxn in Law Series on “Womxn in Tax and Working Outside of the Traditional Legal Centre”.
Anne McLellan on the Biden Administration and Canada
January 21, 2021
Anne McLellan appears live on BNN Bloomberg to discuss what the Biden administration will mean for Canada and the world.
Thomas McInerney and Chris Porter on Climate Change: An Imperative for Financial Services
January 21, 2021
Thomas McInerney and Chris Porter comment in a feature story in Financier Worldwide Magazine on why on climate change is a key imperative for financial services.
Valerie Hughes on Canada-UK Trade in CBA National
January 21, 2021
Valerie Hughes comments on the signing of a December 22, 2020 memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Canada and the United Kingdom in CBA National.
Radha Curpen on Values, Mentorship and Overcoming Barriers
January 07, 2021
Radha Curpen is featured in a one-on-one interview in Raise the Bar, a Vancouver-based service that provides free mentorship to aspiring lawyers.
Darrel Pearson on Trade and Cross-Border Transactions
December 18, 2020
David Dodge: Canada Slow to Invest to Boost Productivity
December 16, 2020
David Dodge joined BNN Bloomberg to discuss how Canada has been slow to invest in new technology to boost productivity.
John Manley on Rebuilding the Capacity of the Canadian Economy
December 11, 2020
John Manley appears live on BNN Bloomberg to discuss what fiscal support is needed from the federal government to help Canada's economy through the pandemic.
Will Osler on Shareholder Activism in the Age of COVID-19
December 09, 2020
Will Osler comments in Financier Worldwide Magazine on what the pandemic has meant for shareholder activism and what management should expect moving forward.
Bryan Haynes in Globe and Mail on Material Adverse Effect and COVID-19
December 08, 2020
Bryan Haynes comments in the Globe and Mail on an Ontario court decision that ruled against a company trying to get out of a purchase agreement by saying the pandemic created a material adverse effect (MAE) and the deal should not close.