Jan 24, 2018
Unwilling fathers have made many creative claims to try to avoid their child support obligations when parenthood has been thrust upon them.
Jan 22, 2018
More than two years have passed since Ottawa amended Canada’s federal private-sector privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA, or the Act) by enacting Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, to establish mandatory data-breach reporting requirements.
Jan 12, 2018
By popular demand, ArbitralWomen invites you to participate in an interactive Sequel Seminar to create new ways to promote diversity in arbitration.
Jan 11, 2018
Thomas Stefanik, Partner at Torkin Manes, explained to HRD Canada how HR leaders should be approaching a staff member with a chip on their shoulder.
Jan 08, 2018
We are pleased to announce that Kobi Bessin, Wesley Isaacs, Ryan Hauk and Lindsay Kantor have been admitted to the partnership.
Jan 05, 2018
The accuser is a witness for the Crown, meaning she doesn't have a right to representation by a lawyer and has no say in how the proceeding is conducted said Loretta Merritt, a Toronto-based lawyer who specializes in sexual abuse lawsuits.
Dec 19, 2017
Class actions are not always best — individual lawsuits may be better. Get advice about opting out.
Dec 15, 2017
Too many abuse survivors lose the opportunity to make individual claims if they miss the op out deadline, which is easy to do for a variety of legitimate reasons.
Dec 12, 2017
If class members don’t opt out by a date specified by the court, they are deemed to be included, even if they don’t know about the lawsuit or don’t feel ready to come forward with their experiences...
Dec 12, 2017
Loretta Merritt has represented dozens of former training school residents. She says shame and the fear of not being believed make many abuse victims reluctant to come forward.
Dec 11, 2017
Recently, the freshly minted Cyber Unit of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission showed its teeth when it obtained an emergency court order to stop an allegedly fraudulent Initial Coin Offering involving a Quebec-based company, PlexCorps, its founder Dominic Lacroix and his partner, Sabrina Paradis-Royer.
Dec 01, 2017
As Canada moves towards a July 1st deadline of legalizing marijuana, questions remain about how its use will be regulated in the workplace. Peter Straszynski shares his insight with CTV News.
Nov 29, 2017
If you claim you’re so poor you can’t afford a penny of child support, best not to be driving a red Ferrari convertible. In addition to two Mercedes-Benzes …
Nov 28, 2017
As autonomous car technology advances, privacy concerns relating to these vehicles are also growing given that these cars will be capable of recording a tremendous amount of data about (and from) their users and the environment around them.
Nov 20, 2017
While there are certainly advantages to pursuing historical sexual abuse claims by way of a class
action, there are also distinct disadvantages.
Nov 15, 2017
Spousal support remains one of the most contentious issues separating couples must navigate.
Nov 03, 2017
Longtime readers of this column know that I am a huge fan of all things cloud — until now.
Oct 23, 2017
Containing hundreds of practical tips, Settling Family Law Cases: Practical Techniques for Advocates and Neutrals explains how to prepare for negotiation and mediations, choose the right dispute resolution process, develop cooperative parenting plans, deal with difficult parties, and overcome impasse.
Oct 05, 2017
Join Howard Burshtein and Chaim Sapirman at the Law Society of Upper Canada's upcoming program on Advanced Issues in Domestic Contracts in Family Law, where they will participate in a panel on The Interdisciplinary Approach to Drafting Contracts.
Sep 28, 2017
We are pleased to announce that in the latest edition of the Chambers Canada Guide, our firm has been recognized for excellence in several key practice areas.