WeirFoulds Supports LEAF’s 2017 Persons Day Evening Gala and the Rights of Girls and Women in Canada
WeirFoulds was proud to be an associate sponsor of the Women’s Legal Education and Action Fund’s (LEAF) 2017 Persons Day Evening Gala.
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that the firm’s Competition Practice Group contributed the Canadian chapter to Chambers Global Practice Guide: Cartels 2018.
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.
WeirFoulds is proud to sponsor The Fraser Institutes Founder’s Awards. The annual tribute dinner honours Canada’s greatest business and philanthropic leaders. The Fraser Institute Founders’ Award is presented to individuals […]
Government Backtracks on Anti-Surplus Stripping Proposals, and Looks to Develop Alternative Proposals
Happily, on October 19, 2017, the Federal Government announced it is not proceeding with yet another measure in its July 18 proposals this time, the anti-surplus stripping proposals. Earlier in […]
Proposed Tax Measures to Limit Deferral Benefits of Acquiring Passive Investments in Private Corporations
On October 18, 2017, the Federal Government announced its intention to introduce measures to limit the deferral advantage associated with a private corporation using active business income to make passive investments (the […]
Partner Glenn Ackerley writes about Bill 142, An Act to amend the Construction Lien Act in Upword Magazine, a quarterly magazine produced by the Winnipeg Construction Association.
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Raj Anand has contributed an essay to the LexisNexis one-of-a-kind publication, Canada at 150: Building a Free and Democratic Society.
In Hryniak v Mauldin, the Supreme Court of Canada held that a summary judgment motion is appropriate if: (i) it can achieve a fair and just adjudication; and (ii) it provides a process that allows the judge to make the necessary findings of fact, apply the law to those facts, and is a proportionate, more expeditious and less expensive means to achieve a just result than going to trial.
Government Backtracks on Certain Income Tax Proposals Impacting Private Corporations and their Shareholders
On October 16, 2017, the Federal Government announced its intention to lower the small business tax rate from 10.5% to 10 per cent, effective January 1, 2018, and to 9 […]
FEX Members Jeff Noble, BDO, and Caroline Abela, WeirFoulds LLP recently presented part one for a three part webinar series, “All About Stakeholders”.
WeirFoulds Competition Practice Group contributed the Canadian chapter to Chambers Global Practice Guide: Cartels 2018.
On Monday, October 10, 2017 the Ministry of Municipal Affairs posted on Ontario’s Regulatory Registry a summary of proposed regulatory changes under the Municipal Act, 2001 and the City of Toronto Act, 2006. […]
WeirFoulds partner Frank Walwyn was a guest at the first annual reception for black graduates of Queen’s Law.
On September 27, 2017, the Ontario Government introduced for first reading Bill 160, Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017, one of the most far-reaching omnibus bills introduced by the […]