On September 12, 2017 WeirFoulds hosted its annual Infrastructure Forum to discuss municipal infrastructure projects that can revitalize downtown areas and serve as drivers of economic development.
We have been advised by a communications official at the Ministry of Municipal Affairs that the prudent investor provisions under the Municipal Act, 2001 (the “Act”) are expected to be proclaimed in force next week (no reference however to the relevant regulations).
As the new school year kicks off, the Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent decision in RBC Dominion Securities Inc. v. Crew Gold Corporation, 2017 ONCA 648 serves as a handy study guide for lawyers looking to brush up on Contracts 101.
WeirFoulds executive partner Lisa Borsook contributed a piece to the Advice section of the Fall 2017 issue of Precedent JD Magazine.
WeirFoulds Partner Caroline Abela is the Co-Chair of the ABA-SIL – International Private Client Committee (IPCC)
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Caroline Abela has been appointed the Co-Chair of the ABA Section of International Law – International Private Client Committee.
WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that we have once again been recognized by our peers and colleagues as the number one Ontario regional law firm in Canadian Lawyer’s 2017 survey.
WeirFoulds litigation partner Ken Prehogan is a volunteer advisor for the Law Society of Upper Canada’s (LSUC) Coach and Advisor Network (CAN).
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.