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Partner Frank Walwyn on Finding a Niche in Canada and his Native Caribbean

November 19, 2015
Frank E. Walwyn

Partner Frank Walwyn discusses complex cases from his Caribbean litigation practice in the November 2015 edition of Queen's Law Reports.

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Partner Scott Fairley Talks Rewards of International Law with Queen's U

August 20, 2015

Partner Scott Fairley, recipient of the 2015 Ontario Bar Association Award of Excellence in International Law, shares his inspirations for practising law with his alma mater, Queen's University, Faculty of Law.

Marie-Andrée Vermette Discusses Trillium Motor World Class Action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP with Canadian Lawyer Inhouse

July 13, 2015
Marie-Andrée Vermette

Marie-Andrée Vermette, partner at WeirFoulds LLP, discussed the recent decision in the Trillium Motor World class action against GM Canada and Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP with Canadian Lawyer Inhouse. Marie-Andrée was part of a team from WeirFoulds that included Bryan Finlay and Michael Statham that represented Trillium Motor World in the case.

Raj Anand Speaks to CBC Radio about Reasonable Accommodation

June 5, 2015
Raj Anand

On June 1, partner Raj Anand spoke with Matt Galloway of CBC Radio's "Metro Morning" on the human rights issue of reasonable accommodation, when religious beliefs and gender equality clashed on the soccer field.

Partner Caroline Abela Speaks to News Talk 610 CKTB Radio and 1310News Ottawa about Predatory Marriages

March 3, 2015
Caroline E. Abela

To spread awareness of the growing problem of predatory marriages and aging Canadians, Caroline Abela spoke with Lee Sterry on News Talk 610 CKTB Radio, airing on March 3, and with Ed Hand on 1310News Ottawa, airing on March 5.

Conference to Discuss International Business, Litigation

November 14, 2014
Nikiforos Iatrou

WeirFoulds partner Nikiforos Iatrou co-chairs an international law conference focusing on global collaboration and foreign litigation, while also offering valuable networking opportunities to participants. The 2014 North America Forum in Vancouver presented by the American Bar Association's Section of International Law, runs November 17–18, 2014.

Canadian Lawyers See Eastlink Case As Confirmation of Bureau's Approach

September 18, 2014
Nikiforos Iatrou

WeirFoulds partner Nikiforos Iatrou comments on how a Competition Bureau investigation blocked the Eastlink/Bruce Telecom merger.

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International Law Conference to Explore Global Collaboration

September 3, 2014
Nikiforos Iatrou

WeirFoulds partner Nikiforos Iatrou introduces new format for 2014 North America Forum in Vancouver presented by the American Bar Association's Section of International Law, covering global collaboration and foreign litigation, and offering participants the chance to network with counsel from other jurisdictions, both North America and internationally. Nikiforos is co-chairperson of the conference.

Licence to Steal: Caroline Abela on Power of Attorney Abuse

August 6, 2014
Caroline E. Abela

Power of attorney abuse is one of the fastest growing crimes against seniors. On July 31, 2014, Partner Caroline Abela appeared on CHCH's SquareOff to explain:

  • How power of attorney works
  • Why everyone needs a power of attorney
  • Ways to reduce risk of financial abuse

Partner Caroline Abela Speaks to CTV News about Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse

July 8, 2014
Caroline E. Abela

To spread awareness of the growing crime of financial abuse of seniors, Caroline Abela appeared on "Canada AM" on CTV News on July 8, 2014.

Partner Caroline Abela Speaks to CBC Radio about Protecting Seniors from Financial Abuse

July 8, 2014
Caroline E. Abela

To spread awareness of the growing crime of financial abuse of seniors, Caroline Abela appeared on CBC Radio's "Here and Now" airing in Toronto and "All in a Day" airing in Ottawa on July 8.

Toronto reconsiders 'infamous' zoning bylaw

June 27, 2011
Barnet H. Kussner

Toronto reconsidering comprehensive zoning bylaw after OMB faces more than 600 appeals.

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Time to move parking tickets out of court?

June 27, 2011

Is it time to streamline the process to remove things like parking infractions from the courts?

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Billboard battle on Plateau; Sign firms sue Montreal over outdoor ad ban

June 22, 2011
Barnet H. Kussner

Three of Canada's largest sign companies have launched legal action over council decision to ban all advertising billboards within Plateau borough neighbourhood limits.

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Construction Law Update speaker gives advice on risk tolerance

June 1, 2011
Glenn W. Ackerley

Owners and construction contractors need to consider allocation of risk when designing contracts.

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When a work visa won't do

May 13, 2011

Article highlighting stark cross-border differences in the way justice is applied to the accused, according to lawyers involved in the case.

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Canadian Execs Acquitted in U.S.

March 7, 2011

Canadian night-vision equipment manufacturer and two executives acquitted in San Francisco court of fraud charges.

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Canadian Optical Manufacturer, Newcon Optik, Acquitted of All Charges in U.S. District Court - Company and its Executives "Completely Vindicated"

February 27, 2011

A court in San Francisco has acquitted Canadian night vision equipment manufacturer Newcon International Ltd. (o/a Newcon Optik) and two of its executives of all charges against them.

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Winds of Change

April 1, 2010

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Top Appointment for Black Lawyer

June 11, 2009
Frank E. Walwyn

"Move to Canada a 'Traumatic' Change for One Family

April 24, 2009
Frank E. Walwyn

Two Trends Flying High: Arbitration & International Exposure for Canadian Litigators

September 18, 2008

Savvy litigators are finding two ways to grow their practices: first, private arbitration is growing like litigation on steroids; and secondly, Canadians are litigating cross-border disputes here and international cases and arbitrations abroad. The thing that's downright puzzling is why more Canadian law firms aren't true believers.

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The Case for Diversity

February 1, 2008
Frank E. Walwyn

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Awaiting the ABCP Blame Game

November 7, 2007

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Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada

November 1, 2007

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Passages to India

March 1, 2007

The world's largest democracy is on the move, scouring the world for energy, money, infrastructure and legal expertise. Canadian companies—and their lawyers—are helping to meet the demand.

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Staying Vigilant

March 1, 2007
Frank E. Walwyn

Issues around e-discovery are only getting hotter; smaller companies, in particular, need to ensure they are prepared for litigation.

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Privilege Under Fire

February 1, 2007
Marie-Andrée Vermette

As North American securities regulators crack down on corporate fraud, a cornerstone legal principle, solicitor-client privilege, has been caught in the crossfire.

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A Man With A Mission

October 16, 2006
Frank E. Walwyn

Star lawyer Frank Walwyn guides aspiring black students through the minefields of the legal profession.

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Court Accepts Proposals for Distribution to Victims of Christian Brothers Assets

February 20, 2004
Kim Mullin

An Ontario Superior Court judge hopes his order winding up the Christian Brothers of Ireland in Canada will "provide a concluding chapter" to the quartercentury of abuse associated with the name Mount Cashel Orphanage, and to a cover-up by police and the government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Winding it Up

February 1, 2004

Liquidating the assets of the Christian Brothers of Ireland in Canada did more than just compensate the Mount Cashel orphanage victims. It created a caustic court battle in Vancouver, where the Brothers owned two high schools worth $30 million. It forever changed the law on seizing charitable trust assets. And it had a profound impact on the life and career of a lawyer at the centre of the liquidation.

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