WeirFoulds welcomes new Private Equity Associate

WeirFoulds is pleased to welcome Eliott Cheeseman as an Associate to the firm’s Private Equity Practice Group. Eliott is building a corporate practice focused on the sports, media, and technology […]

WeirFoulds welcomes three new associates

WeirFoulds is pleased to welcome three new associates to the firm in the following practice areas: Dara W. Azari – Securities Law Dara is an associate in WeirFoulds’ Securities Practice […]

Corporate Governance for Municipally-Owned Local Electricity Distribution Utilities

Local distribution electricity utilities (“LDCs”) have been a source of stable and predictable income for their municipal owners. That is in large measure a result of the fact that LDCs are providing a monopoly service overseen by a regulator charged with the obligation, among other things, to ensure the stability of the LDCs.

Energy/Tax Law Update 2015

The 2015 Ontario Budget, released on April 23, includes proposed measures that are intended to set the stage for consolidation within Ontario’s electricity distribution sector. At a high level, the measures are a limited-duration reduction of barriers to private sector investment in municipally owned electricity utilities (MEUs).