Peter Danner and Molly Reynolds named as 2020 Lexpert Rising Stars

We are delighted to announce that two of our lawyers have been recognized as leading lawyers under 40.

The 50+ lawyer team in Torys New York is recognized for its wide-ranging expertise on complex, high-profile matters; clients tell us our “footprint in the [US] market and market knowledge is extremely valuable”.

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The new Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Lockdown Support programs

The federal government has introduced a new program, Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS), which will provide direct financial support—without requiring the participation of landlords—to Canadian businesses, non-profits and charities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

To find out more about the CERS program, read our comprehensive guidance which provides complete details, including eligibility requirements.

We’ve got your project covered: no matter the sector or asset class, our projects team is a market-leading group that can help ensure your project is a success throughout its full life cycle.

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How far-reaching are anti-SLAPP rules? SCC rulings shed new light

The Supreme Court of Canada released companion decisions considering Ontario’s anti-SLAPP legislation, the first time the SCC has considered the new statutory regime that has been enacted in many provinces. The legislation aims at discouraging lawsuits that seek to intimidate defendants by confiscating their right to free speech.

The outcome of Ontario Ltd. v. Pointes Protection Association has broadened the scope beyond defamation for which anti-SLAPP laws can apply.

Torys wins multiple awards at the inaugural Canadian Law Awards

We have been recognized in five categories, including Managing Partner of the Year and Litigator of the Year.

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NRG Energy acquisition of Direct Energy

Change begins with us: a powerful message from partner Konata Lake

As people around the world protest racism and injustice, Partner Konata Lake shares his thoughts on the importance of honesty and dialogue.

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Mining industry headed towards bull market

Mike Amm spoke with Mining Journal about how consolidation in the industry will spur smaller players to band together.

Canadian funds slow to invest in thriving biotech industry

Partner Cheryl Reicin spoke with the Globe and Mail on the success of the Canadian biotech industry.

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