Linda Visser Quoted in Law Times about Umbrella Purchaser Claims
Linda Visser was interviewed by the Law Times last month to get her views on the recent Divisional Court decision, Shaw v LG Chem Ltd. Read the full article here.Continue reading the post titled Linda Visser Quoted in Law Times about Umbrella Purchaser Claims
Congratulations, Paula Boutis!
Siskinds warmly congratulates Paula Boutis from our Environmental Group on her appointment to the Ontario Municipal Board (“OMB”), effective May 1, 2017. With her appointment as a full-time member to the Ontario Municipal Board, Paula Boutis will be leaving private practice after nearly 17 y…Continue reading the post titled Congratulations, Paula Boutis!
Ontario’s First Cap and Trade Program Auction
On April 3, 2017 Ontario announced the results of its first auction of greenhouse gas emissions allowances (GHG Auction) that was held March 22, 2017. The cap and trade program has a market cycle consisting of compliance periods. In each compliance period there are emission allowance distrib…Continue reading the post titled Ontario’s First Cap and Trade Program Auction
CTV News Interviews Jill McCartney about PHYSIOMESH Class Action
CTV News interviews Siskinds LLP’s Jill McCartney and the Representative Plaintiff for the PHYSIOMESH class action. Watch the full interview here. For more information or to join the class action, visit our web page: https://www.siskinds.com/physiomesh-hernia-mesh/Continue reading the post titled CTV News Interviews Jill McCartney about PHYSIOMESH Class Action
Unproven Complaints Against Employers Could Soon be Released to the Public
The Toronto Star has recently started a legal challenge that, if successful, may result in human rights, occupational health and safety, and other complaints made against employers being made public, despite the fact that those allegations are unproven. Most hearings today are not handled by…Continue reading the post titled Unproven Complaints Against Employers Could Soon be Released to the Public
E-Discovery Software useful for small cases
The use of electronic discovery software in litigation with large volumes of data has become standard practice. The software allows the user to leverage analytics to better understand the data and to streamline the document review process. While we routinely use e-discovery software for our …Continue reading the post titled E-Discovery Software useful for small cases
Resignation: Can You Take it Lying Down?
Say you’re an employer facing the prospect of being overstaffed. Some managers have recently left your employ but their support staff remain. You meet with one of your employees to discuss some upcoming changes to their job description in light of this impending over staffing. They are upset…Continue reading the post titled Resignation: Can You Take it Lying Down?
$2.1B Settlement in Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Class Action Announced
On December 19, 2016, a settlement agreement was announced in the class action involving Volkswagen and consumer claims related to the 2.0L diesel emissions software matter. The matter affected approximately 105,000 vehicles across Canada and generated a high level of interest when the issue…Continue reading the post titled $2.1B Settlement in Volkswagen Diesel Emissions Class Action Announced
Ontario’s New Drug-Impaired Driving Laws
In an effort to put an end to drugged driving, as of October 2, 2016, drug-impaired drivers face penalties matching those in place for drunk drivers. Motorists stopped by police while under the influence of drugs now face a minimum $180 penalty and immediate license suspension. In additional…Continue reading the post titled Ontario’s New Drug-Impaired Driving Laws
Franchising An Increasingly High-Risk Venture For Franchisors
(Note: This article originally appeared on AdvocateDaily.com) Canada is frequently hyped as an idyllic place to launch a franchise business, but that’s not the case for many franchisors who face tougher obstacles than their counterparts in other countries, says London franchise lawyer Peter …Continue reading the post titled Franchising An Increasingly High-Risk Venture For Franchisors