Torys named Corporate Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners

Involvement in large M&A transactions, cross-border capabilities and a growing Calgary corporate practice contributed to the accolade.

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Our Emerging Companies and VC Practice Group are strategic partners in providing investment advice from both sides of the table, helping founders navigate stages of growth and advising venture capital funds.

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Torys announces new Managing Partner

We are delighted to announce that the partnership has selected partner Matt Cockburn to be the firm’s next Managing Partner.

British Columbia introduces bill to align its laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The Government of British Columbia recently introduced Bill 41 – 2019: Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act in the province’s Legislative Assembly.

Bill 41 would require the B.C. government to take certain actions consistent with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and seeks to further reconciliation between the B.C. government and Indigenous peoples.

Read our full overview.

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Our culture and relationship-driven values help the best ideas rise to the top, and aid our lawyers as teams and individuals in serving our clients, the legal profession and our communities to the fullest.

WXN Top 100 - Cheryl Reicin and Sylvie Rodrigue win WXN

Three Torys lawyers named Rising Stars at Lexpert awards

Josh Van Deurzen, Konata Lake and Adam Banack have been named 2019 Lexpert Rising Stars.

Making it rain: Supreme Court allows umbrella purchaser claims

The much-anticipated ruling in Pioneer Corp v. Godfrey holds that umbrella purchasers can now be part of plaintiff classes in competition class actions arising out of price fixing allegations.

As plaintiff classes involved in competition class actions are likely to become larger, assessing harm in these claims is expected to become even more complex as they move toward trial and the damages of another group of claimants is considered.

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Supreme Court dismissal confirms unpaid linear property tax claims in Alberta will remain unsecured

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“What”, not “how”: Patent Appeal Board considers methods of medical treatment

A recent Patent Appeal Board decision provides insight on whether a claimed invention is a statutory subject matter.

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First Capital completes conversion to a REIT

Chris Richter speaks on risk-based underwriting

Litigation partner Christopher Richter addressed the SCC regarding the challenges to risk-based underwriting arising from the federal Genetic Non-Discrimination Act.

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Women in corporate Canada: Boards continue to add women, but progress at the executive level is modest

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