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2019 Summer Student Applications

Written by on December 14, 2018.

We anticipate hiring up to 6 (2nd Year) summer students in our LONDON office and 1 (2nd Year) summer student for our TORONTO office. Please clearly mark your cover letter as to whether you are applying for our LONDON office or TORONTO office. Please visit the viLawPORTAL for details of submission requirements. Applications are due JANUARY 25, 2019 by 5:oo pm. Interviews will take place at our LONDON office for both the LONDON and TORONTO applicants on FEBRUARY 11, 2019 and FEBRUA...

Tahoe Resources Inc. Securities Litigation

Written by on November 19, 2018.

(TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO; ISIN: CA8738681037; CUSIP: 873868103) On October 4, 2018, a proposed class proceeding was commenced in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Toronto Region) against Tahoe Resources Inc. (Tahoe) and its former CEO and director, Ronald W. Clayton (Action). Siskinds LLP is counsel to the plaintiff in the Action. The Action alleges that a press release issued by Tahoe on May 24, 2017 contained misrepresentations. The press release concerned the commencement of an action...

Peter Dillon and Serge Anissimoff to deliver a lecture at Western University

Written by on October 18, 2018.

On October 29, Peter Dillon and Serge Anissimoff will deliver a lecture to the Master of Management of Applied Sciences program at Western University. Peter will speak on the subject of upcoming trends in technology, including block chain, crypto currency and artificial intelligence. Serge will address intellectual property concerns including patents, trademarks and copyright.  

21st Annual Estates and Trusts Law Summit – October 10 & 11

Written by on October 05, 2018.

Siskinds associate Dagmara Wozniak will be speaking at the 21st Annual Estates and Trusts Law Society of Ontario Summit on October 10th, sharing her knowledge on the topic of “Real Estate Issues in Estate Litigation”. To find out more about the two-day summit, taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, click here: https://store.lso.ca/21st-annual-estates-and-trusts-summit-day-one

Cities could add another layer to data protection

Written by on September 28, 2018.

Protecting citizens' private online information is so important that municipalities are even stepping up to provide another layer of protection to consumers, On Nov. 6, voters in San Francisco will decide whether to enact a municipal “Privacy First Policy.” If passed, businesses in the city would be required to disclose their data collection policies and obtain input from communities impacted when drafting them, says Peter Dillon, a partner with Siskinds LLP. Read the full article featu...

Class Actions Team Ranked in Band 1 in Chambers Canada 2019

Written by on September 24, 2018.

The class actions team at Siskinds LLP has been ranked in the top band of the Chambers Canada 2019 guide, issued by international legal research organization, Chambers and Partners. Also of notable achievement was the inclusion of four partners who were recognized for their individual stature in the field of class actions. Commentary from the guide includes the following accolades for these partners: Charles Wright is considered one of the "most effective business people" in the Canadian p...

DIY investors fight back against trailer fees

Written by on September 17, 2018.

Trailing commissions (also known as trailer fees) are intended to compensate mutual fund dealers, such as discount brokers, for investment advice they provide to investors. However, discount brokers are prohibited from providing investment advice under the law. Siskinds LLP is pursuing claims on behalf of retail investors who have paid trailing commissions on mutual funds held in discount brokerage accounts. In this 3 minute CBC report, watch Steve Pozgaj’s story about paying almost $5,000 ...

1st Annual Breakfast With Tiffany’s

Written by on September 13, 2018.

This morning, Siskinds LLP partner Rasha El-Tawil will be sharing her story and insights on the value of sponsorship and empowering woman advocates at The Advocates' Society inaugural Breakfast with Tiffany’s networking breakfast for women advocates.

Tech firms must follow Canadian anti-spam laws

Written by on August 14, 2018.

Two tech companies were recently fined a total of $250,000 for the installation of malicious software through online ads. The case is the first where firms were fined by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for breaching Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) sending the message that the federal agency is checking on tech firms to determine if they are in compliance with the country's anti-spam laws. Read the full article featuring Siskinds partner Peter ...

CTV News Interviews Bridget Moran about ReproMed Fertility Class Action

Written by on June 19, 2018.

CTV News interviews Siskinds LLP’s Bridget Moran for the ReproMed Fertility class action. Watch the full interview here. For more information or to join the class action, visit our web page: http://siskinds.com/repromed