WeirFoulds Partner Marie-Andrée Vermette and Associates, Megan Mah, Anastasija Sumakova and Kayla Theeuwen are contributors to the Lexis Practice Advisor Canada, Litigation & Dispute Resolution module. The guide was developed to quickly and easily […]
WeirFoulds partner Nikiforos Iatrou and associate Kayla Theeuwen contributed to the Aug/Sept issue of Today’s General Counsel with their article, “‘Umbrella Damages’ Forecast for Canada: Cross-border sellers beware “.
WeirFoulds partner Nikiforos Iatrou and associate Kayla Theeuwen contributed to the Aug/Sept issue of Today’s General Counsel with their article, “‘Umbrella Damages’ Forecast for Canada: Cross-border sellers beware “. The article examines divergent views on the issue of whether umbrella purchasers have a cause of action at Canadian law, and, as a result, identifies that a storm of umbrella damage claims may be in the forecast.
We are pleased to announce that five partners are listed in the 2017 Lexpert Special Edition on Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers.
A recent court decision in Ontario reminds us of the significant implications when communications are characterized as having been made “without prejudice”. Such communications are generally precluded from being disclosed or referred to in any subsequent court proceedings. In contrast, no disclosure restrictions are imposed on communications falling outside the without prejudice classification. It is important for parties and their legal advisors to keep the distinction in mind at the time a communication is made.
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 34 of our lawyers have been listed in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada.
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Glenn Ackerley and Christopher Tzekas have each been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year – Toronto” in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada.
WeirFoulds congratulates Raj Anand on being named one of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers for 2017
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Raj Anand, a senior partner and Bencher of the Law Society of Upper Canada, has been named as one of Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers for 2017 in the Human Rights, Advocacy and Criminal law category.
WeirFoulds litigation partner Clare Burns co-authored an article for The Lawyer’s Daily.
Hollywood’s vision of an estate solicitor sitting at their desk mulling fine points of tax law while sipping tea and drafting a will is so far from modern practice as to be laughable. One troubling issue for estate practitioners in the 21st century is the plethora of unique assets that have to be planned for, administered, and/or disposed of in a safe and permissible manner. An unscientific survey of our colleagues’ experiences yields some useful tips for dealing with unusual assets.
Keeping it in the Family: A Recipe for Trouble for Corporations, a Recipe for Disaster for Expert Witnesses
Closely held corporations do not operate pursuant to a different statute than widely held corporations. Generally speaking, all corporations created pursuant to the same business corporation statute whether controlled by a sole director, officer and shareholder, a 20-member board of directors or 100 shareholders pursuant to a Unanimous Shareholders’ Agreement have the same governance obligations and responsibilities.
Sweeping Tax Proposals to Impact Private Corporations, Their Shareholders (including Family Trusts) and Post-Mortem Tax Planning
On July 18, 2017, becoming or staying an employee (particularly a government employee) became more attractive. That is the date the Trudeau government released the consultation paper that was promised […]
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that partner David Brown has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Empire Club of Canada (ECC).
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that partner Caroline Abela has been appointed Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Trusts and Estates Law Section.
On July 17, 2017 Clean Harbors, Inc. (Clean Harbors) (NYSE: CLH) and Lonestar West Inc. (Lonestar) (TSX.V: LSI) reported the completion of their previously announced transaction whereby Clean Harbors has acquired Lonestar.