Wilson Canada-United States Legal Issues Symposium
November 06, 2023
Jessica Horwitz spoke on a panel at the inaugural Wilson Canada-United States Legal Issues Symposium, hosted in partnership with the Canada-United States Law Institute. The symposium focused on economic sanctions enforcement and compliance in Canada and the United States. Panelists discussed new and novel sanctions mechanisms in Canada and the United States, with a focus on challenges of compliance for firms operating in both countries.
Revisiting Share-Related Rollovers: Canadian Tax Foundation
October 24, 2023
Philip Ward spoke at the Canadian Tax Foundation's Ontario tax conference on revisiting share-related rollovers. His session provided a comprehensive review of the planning opportunities utilizing the tax-deferred rollover provisions in sections 51, 85, 85.1 and 86 of the Income Tax Act.
The Legal Innovation Forum Calgary 2023
October 03, 2023
Jason Kenney, Pat Maguire, Gillian McCormack, Gino Scapillati and Kate Simpson spoke throughout The Legal Innovation Forum on various subjects including how legal leaders help drive Alberta's economy, the future of the legal ecosystem, change management in law firms and more.
Anne McLellan on the Energy Transition and a Long-Term Economic Vision for Canada
September 28, 2023
Anne McLellan appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on September 25, 2023 as a witness in the pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2024 federal budget. She spoke in her role as co-chair of the Coalition for a Better Future. In her introductory remarks, she spoke about why the federal government urgently needs to provide clarity on its legislative framework for the energy transition—and why Canada needs a long-term economic vision to succeed.
CUSMA Small and Medium Enterprise Dialogue
September 21, 2023
Jessica Horwitz spoke as part of the official Canadian Delegation at the annual CUSMA SME Dialogue, hosted by the Ministry of Economy of Mexico in Mexico City on September 21, 2023. Jessica provided her Top 10 Tips for SME Importers and Exporters to/from Canada.
Exit Planning Network YEG—September 2023
September 21, 2023
Leah Tolton spoke at the September 2023 meeting of the EXIT PLANNING NETWORK YEG Meetup—a group of advisors involved in exit planning who believe that every business owner deserves a great exit. Leah, having recently completed the Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) designation, spoke about the desigantion and some unique aspects of working with family enterprise.
The Deal Landscape—What Drivers and Trends are Driving Canadian M&A
September 21, 2023
Abbas Ali Khan moderated a panel of experts including Bosa Kosoric, on the drivers and trends that are driving Canadian M&A at the Capital Markets Forum on September 21, 2023. Participants gathered to network and discuss key drivers and trends in Canada’s capital markets, and how players in the sector are evolving their approaches and practices alongside them.
Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2023: Building for Growth Together
September 15, 2023
Sharon Singh moderated a panel at the Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2023 on Indigenous Workforce Development and Business Growth. The Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2023, presented by CN, is Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s annual event that brings together local First Nations and Greater Vancouver business and economic development leaders to connect, discuss and learn about projects, partnerships and opportunities for growth and sustainability in the region.
Consumer Product Liability Claims
August 24, 2023
Cheryl Woodin provided an overview of product liability claims in Canada in a video presented by Thomson Reuters Practical Law. She spoke about how Canadian consumers can bring product liability claims, including the litigation procedures and remedies available. Cheryl also discussed the relationship between product regulation and product liability in Canada, and recent trends.
Navigating Climate Governance: Legal Update for Directors
August 23, 2023
Sharon Singh joined a panel of experts in a webinar presented by the Institute of Corporate Directors.
The panel discussed weaving climate legal considerations into boardroom strategy, recent legal trends affecting climate oversight and ways to protect your board from potential litigation threats.