Dany Assaf explores data-driven future for antitrust law

Dany has co-written a Globe and Mail piece that explores how the domination of big tech will define next century of antitrust law.

Tenants be warned: Ontario Court of Appeal confirms limited availability of relief from forfeiture

Read about Torys’ victory in the Ontario Court of Appeal.

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First Capital Realty: 1 point 2 billion Canadian dollar strategic transaction

Supreme Court rejects weakened test for attributing fraud to corporations

The Supreme Court of Canada has held that when an officer of a corporation defrauds that corporation as part a larger fraudulent scheme, the officer’s fraud is not attributed to the company.

Torys has successfully represented a victim of the fraud who argued the single-purpose entities in which she had been fraudulently induced to invest were themselves victims, not perpetrators of the fraud. This allowed the victim to recover a portion of her lost investment.

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With expertise at the forefront of this changing industry, Torys’ Mining Practice advises on many of the most significant Canada-related mining deals.

Tyson Dyck weighs in on the future of carbon pricing in Ontario

Tyson Dyck has shared some of the advice he gives to clients regarding carbon pricing in Canada.

Scott Semer says proposed regulations are “a home run for Treasury”

New York partner Scott Semer shares his thoughts on the proposed regulations announced by the U.S. Treasury and IRS.

The uncertainty behind Ontario’s limitation periods

A recent trend of case law from the Ontario Court of Appeal has infused uncertainty into the two-year claims bar, calling into question when two years really means two years.

Our lawyers unpack this new trend and discuss whether it’s welcome news or not. It may be a welcome development for plaintiffs that expands the time in which they must bring a claim. But defendants now lack the certainty that after two years a claim can no longer be brought.

Our read on for our full analysis.

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Fed’s Digital Charter and proposed modernization of PIPEDA

Get the details on the Government’s discussion paper which outlines proposals to modernize PIPEDA.

Stephanie Stimpson says lack of new pipelines largely responsible for deals freeze in Canada

Read what Calgary partner Stephanie Stimpson had to say on Canadian energy deals.

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Eileen McMahon awarded LMG’s top female lawyer in Life Sciences

Congratulations to Eileen McMahon who has been recognized in the Americas Women in Business Awards 2019.

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Myriam Seers on the proposed changes to the ICSID

Read what senior associate Myriam Seers had to say to Law Times on the proposed changes.