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Sandra Astolfo Discusses Prompt Payment and Adjudication changes to Ontario's Construction Act with Canadian Lawyer

July 3, 2018
Sandra Astolfo

WeirFoulds partner Sandra Astolfo discusses the implications of the new prompt payment and adjudication schemes for Canadian Lawyers recent article "Ontario lawyers bracing for building law changes".

Al Formosa Discusses Credit for Employee Service When Companies Get Purchased with Law Times

June 5, 2018
Albert G. Formosa

WeirFoulds partner Albert Formosa discussed the need to clarify how employees are given credit for service under a new structure when a company gets purchased in "Credit for service clarified after company changes hands" featured in the May 28, 2018 edition of Law Times.

Raj Anand discusses changes to lawyer licensing and the LSO May Convocation with The Lawyer's Daily

May 29, 2018
Raj Anand

WeirFoulds partner Raj Anand discussed the changes to lawyer licensing and the number of issues it brought up at the Law Society of Ontario's (LSO) May Convocation, including the cost of post-secondary education, access to justice, socioeconomic diversity in the profession and the importance of the Programme de pratique du droit (PPD) in The Lawyer's Daily article "Lawyer licensing report raises access to justice issues at LSO Convocation", by Amanda Jerome featured in the May 28, 2018 edition.

Glenn Ackerley discusses the major cultural shift with the implementation of Ontario's new Construction Act

May 18, 2018
Glenn W. Ackerley

WeirFoulds partner and Chair of the Construction Practice Group, Glenn Ackerley discusses the major cultural shift with the implementation of Ontario's new Construction Act in the May 18, 2018 Daily Commercial News, Journal of Commerce feature - "Expert offer tips on navigating Ontario's new Construction Act". https://bit.ly/2x6AqD9

Marie-Andrée Vermette discusses Duty of Care with Law Times

May 14, 2018
Marie-Andrée Vermette

WeirFoulds partner and Chair of the Commercial Litigation Practice Group, Marie-Andrée Vermette, discusses the scope of the duty of care that is owed by a defendant as recently analyzed by the Ontario Court of Appeal in the article "Duty of care must be scrutinized, says OCA" featured in the May 14, 2018 edition of Law Times.

Jill Dougherty discusses lease disputes between cottagers and Indigenous groups on CTV

March 15, 2018
M. Jill Dougherty

WeirFoulds Partner Jill Dougherty was a guest on the CVT segment, "How cottage culture is erasing Indigenous communities from the country's landscape".

Raj Anand quoted in the Law Times: "inclusion benefits all of us"

December 4, 2017
Raj Anand

The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) benchers turned down a motion that would have given conscientious objectors an exemption from adopting and abiding by a statement of principles acknowledging their obligation to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.

Raj Anand tells The Toronto Star that controversial Law Society initiative is an important part of culture change, "not a burdensome requirement"

November 21, 2017
Raj Anand

WeirFoulds partner Raj Anand has joined with others in the legal profession to urge the Law Society not to backtrack on addressing systemic racism in the legal profession.

Raj Anand writes to the editor of The Globe and Mail

November 7, 2017
Raj Anand

Raj Anand, senior WeirFoulds partner, Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) and co-chair, Working Groups on Challenges Faced by Racialized Lawyers and Paralegals, wrote a letter to the editor of The Globe and Mail.

Caroline Abela discusses the importance of creating a will and Make a Will Month on Ontario Morning

November 1, 2017
Caroline E. Abela

WeirFoulds partner Caroline Abela discussed the importance of having a will and the Make a Will initiative taking place as a result of a partnership between the Toronto Public Library and the Ontario Bar Association on Ontario Morning on the CBC.  

Raj Anand discusses Law Society statement of principles with Canadian Lawyer Magazine

October 23, 2017
Raj Anand

WeirFoulds partner, and Law Society of Upper Canada Bencher, Raj Anand discusses concerns raised about the Law Society's requirement that lawyers adopt and abide by the Statement of Principles

Michael Statham discusses Canadian securities class actions with Corporate Disputes Magazine

September 29, 2017

WeirFoulds Managing Partner Michael Statham is a featured panelist in a discussion of Canadian Securities Class Action Litigation in Oct-Dec 2017 issue of Corporate Disputes Magazine.

Nikiforos Iatrou speaks to Law Times about the high barriers for private actions at the Competition Tribunal

September 18, 2017

WeirFoulds Partner Nikiforos Iatrou spoke to Law Times about the difficulties private parties face to commence applications before Canada's Competition Tribunal.

Ken Prehogan speaks to the LSUC Gazette about why he is an advisor

September 1, 2017
Kenneth Prehogan

WeirFoulds litigation partner Ken Prehogan is a volunteer advisor for the Law Society of Upper Canada's (LSUC) Coach and Advisor Network (CAN).

Jordan Glick discusses R. v. Jordan and delays in LSUC proceedings with the Law Time

August 31, 2017
Jordan Glick

WeirFoulds partner Jordan Glick spoke to Law Times about whether the Law Society could apply aspects of the R. v. Jordan framework to their proceedings.

Raj Anand discusses widespread barriers facing racialized lawyers with Law Times

October 3, 2016
Raj Anand

A recently released report has recommended the Law Society of Upper Canada take a lead role in combatting systemic racism within the legal profession. 

Raj Anand discusses eradicating systemic racism in the legal profession with The Toronto Star

September 21, 2016
Raj Anand

WeirFoulds Partner Raj Anand is co-chair of The Challenges Faced by Racialized Licensees Working Group, a Law Society of Upper Canada working group that is proposing steps to eradicate systemic racism in the legal profession. 

Nikiforos Iatrou discusses merger approval for Canadian fertilizer producers with Reuters

September 6, 2016

Nikiforos Iatrou, competition chair at WeirFoulds spoke to Reuters saying the proposed merger of two major Canadian fertilizer producers is more likely to be approved in Canada than the United States.