Innovatio Awards celebrate in-house counsel, both individuals and teams, who have found ways to show leadership by becoming more efficient, innovative and creative in meeting the needs of their organizations within the Canadian legal markets
When: September 20, 2018
Where: Arcadian Court, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations are now closed
Presented by Lexpert, the prestigious Rising Stars Awards Gala honours winners from across Canada and welcomes law firm and in-house leaders and distinguished guests to celebrate and network with others who are at the top of the legal profession
When: November 8, 2018
Where: Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto
Event Detail: 2018 Nominations open June 4th
Presented by Lexpert, these awards recognize individuals and teams from law firms, academia, law societies and corporations that have made a significant contribution to the legal community
When: June 19, 2018
Event Detail: To purchase a table and explore sponsorship opportunities click here
With the rollout of private retail cannabis stores in Ontario, the province put restrictions in place to ensure that licensed producers can only maintain a 9.9-per-cent stake in those retail outlets.
Lawyers say some Ontario condominiums have been looking to change their rules to restrict cannabis. They say there are options for legally prohibiting cannabis in buildings, such as grandfathering rules to existing residents or owners if those guidelines to prohibit smoking were not in place before the Oct. 17, 2018 legalization date.
Technological development in vehicles that are becoming increasingly connected to the digital world is outpacing the laws developed to protect the privacy of consumers, say lawyers.
Toronto criminal defence lawyer Jordan Donich says he has concerns about the possible uses of facial recognition technology.
Privacy and security considerations loom large as Canada explores the open banking concept that has already been adopted by the European Union and the United Kingdom, say lawyers.
Protecting the identity and financial information of those who purchase marijuana is one of the primary concerns of the nascent retail market for recently legal marijuana, say lawyers.
The Licence Appeal Tribunal of Ontario has ruled that chronic pain should not be considered a minor injury under the Minor Injury Guidelines.
Some personal injury lawyers are concerned after Ontario Premier Doug Ford announced recently that the government is considering reviewing joint and several liability.
The Ontario Court of Appeal has ordered a new trial in a sexual assault case, after ruling a participant expert’s testimony at the trial was inadmissible.
Increased penalties aren’t enough to stop people from using their cellphones when driving, say personal injury lawyers. New penalties for distracted driving came into force in Ontario on Jan. 1.