Stakeholders list benefits of public private partnership

Frank Walwyn recently spoke at the Punuka Annual Lecture 2017: The Role of Public-Private Partnership in Infrastructural Development, in Nigeria. The guardian covered the event and the issue of public-private partnerships in and […]

Congratulations to WeirFoulds Women and Frank Walwyn, Recipients of 2016 Lexpert® Zenith Awards Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion

WeirFoulds is delighted to announce that the WeirFoulds Women (WFW) initiative and our esteemed colleague Frank Walwyn were both selected as 2016 Lexpert® Zenith Awards winners. This year’s Zenith Awards celebrate those who have demonstrated excellence, action and thought leadership in ways that have advanced diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and in society at large.

Panama Papers and Offshore Accounts: Window of Opportunity to Make a Voluntary Disclosure Closing

Canadian residents are required to report worldwide income. Furthermore, Canadian residents are generally required to annually file a special information return for any year that they held, at any time in that year, “specified foreign property” that had a cost exceeding $100,000. A failure to report such income or file any such return makes the Canadian resident liable to significant penalties (for which interest accrues daily) and potentially open to criminal prosecution.

Frank Walwyn Honoured by Ontario Bar Association

Frank Walwyn, senior litigation partner at WeirFoulds, received the Ontario Bar Association’s 2016 Award for Distinguished Service at an award ceremony in Toronto on April 20, 2016. In “Frank Walwyn […]

Regulators Breathe a Sigh of Relief: Registration of Foreign-Trained Professionals

In a recent decision, Justice Ross of the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta considered whether a foreign-trained engineer’s human rights had been violated by the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta (the “Association”) when it required him to fulfil certain requirements before he could register as a professional engineer in that province.