Aug 15, 2018
Laurie Pawlitza, a partner in the family law group at Toronto firm Torkin Manes LLP, characterizes C-78 as a successful catch-up effort by the federal government.
Aug 14, 2018
Torkin Manes LLP represented CentriLogic Inc., its shareholders and affiliated entities in Canada with a team led by Matthew Tevlin and Adrian Myers and including Dania Mastrorillo, Nicholas Dempsey (corporate/M&A), Kay Leung (tax), Fay Sulley and Leslie McGowran (banking).
Aug 08, 2018
As this recent case shows, the application of Canada's Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines will no doubt continue to leave high-income payors disheartened.
Jul 27, 2018
Matt Maurer talks about a few interesting wrinkles that creative companies may be able to utilize to help promote their products.
Jul 25, 2018
In the 13th Annual General Counsel Roundtable, leaders from five dynamic sectors discuss use of tech in-house.
Jul 25, 2018
Without a few necessary ingredients, a separation agreement runs the real risk of being disregarded, even if it's been labelled 'final'.
Jul 20, 2018
Even when caught up in bidding wars, don't rush it. You may end up signing documents that let the vendors off the hook for myriad issues.
Jul 19, 2018
Published by Thomson Reuters, Support Rights and Obligations Under Ontario Family Law expertly analyzes the essential legislation and case law, allowing the reader to fully understand the current state of the law in the complex yet crucial area of support.
Jul 17, 2018
Torkin Manes is pleased to welcome Matt Maurer who has joined our firm as a partner practising in our Litigation and Cannabis Law Groups.
Jul 11, 2018
A spouse may well defeat the entire purpose of the trust he or she created to escape equalization of assets if he or she fails to give up control of it.
Jul 11, 2018
Canadians will be surrounded by the logos of new recreational cannabis brands at a variety of fun events this summer as pot purveyors are exploiting a once-in-a-lifetime chance to market their products before government restrictions fully kick in.
Jun 29, 2018
A decade-long court battle between the Roman Catholic Diocese of London and its insurance company has disclosed $15 million in largely secret settlements to people who sued priests for sexual abuse.
Jun 28, 2018
Congratulations to the following Torkin Manes lawyers who have been elected to the Ontario Bar Association's (OBA) Sections as Executives for the 2018-2019 term. The new executives assume their roles on July 1, 2018.
Jun 27, 2018
Selecting one date of separation over another can have a significant impact on the amount of support owed.
Jun 22, 2018
Published by Thomson Reuters, Support Rights and Obligations Under Ontario Family Law is a comprehensive resource that addresses the many important issues relating to child and spousal support.
Jun 20, 2018
The prestigious award recognizes Lisa’s leadership and excellence in the area of computer and IT law, as well as her extensive contribution to the legal community.
Jun 15, 2018
“The legislature may need to turn its mind to these issues to have the legislation keep pace with the evolution of what a family looks like today,” Black said.
Jun 13, 2018
The decision is the first of its kind in Canada. A judge in Newfoundland and Labrador decided the adults in a three-way relationship would be named as parents of the child born within their partnership.
Jun 11, 2018
“I don’t see how making it public furthers any objective unless we think that by publicizing this list we will scare criminals into not buying shares of these business because, heaven forbid, they are afraid of their names being out there,” Matt Maurer, a Toronto lawyer with a background in cannabis told The Ottawa Citizen.
Jun 09, 2018
The cannabis industry is alarmed by an amendment in Canada’s proposed marijuana law that would require companies to make public the identities of shareholders.