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Publications

Ontario’s Second Province Wide Shutdown

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Keep informed about Ontario’s new State of Emergency provisions introduced on January 14, 2021 by accessing the following link.

Prepared with the assistance of Kevin Mooibroek.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Business and Corporate Commercial

AgraCity Ltd. v. The Queen, Case Study

Monday, November 23, 2020

In a recent case in the Tax Court of Canada, the Minister of National Revenue failed to support a reassessment of AgraCity Ltd. under the transfer pricing rules of the Income Tax Act...



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Author:
Lorne Saltman
lsaltman@grllp.com

Expertise:
Tax and Estate Planning

Buyer’s Claim For Lost Value Damages Of A Residential Subdivision Home

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

The party seeking damages arising from a failed real estate transaction is often the seller, who seeks to recover the agreed-upon sale price from a buyer. Conversely, when a seller breaches the agreement...



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Author:
James R.G. Cook
jcook@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Commercial Real Estate

Partial shutdown of business does not preclude business interruption claim

Friday, October 2, 2020

As we head into the seventh month of the artificial economic lockdown ordered by Canadian governments at all levels and brace ourselves for the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

James R.G. Cook
jcook@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution
Commercial Real Estate

Frustration and Pandemic – A Long Term Perspective on COVID-19 and Frustration of Contracts

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Ken Jull presents at the Toolbox Webinar on the topic of COVID-19 and the frustration of contracts.



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Author:
Kenneth Jull
kjull@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

COVID-19 - A Time to Take Advantage of Unique Tax Planning Opportunities

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Lindsay shares her legal perspective at the Toolbox Webinar and discusses how to take advantage of unique tax planning opportunities made available by COVID-19.

 



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Author:
Lindsay Ann Histrop
lhistrop@grllp.com

Expertise:
Tax and Estate Planning

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Tax and Estates

Thursday, October 1, 2020

Lorne Saltman discusses the impact COVID-19 has had on tax and estate planning.



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Author:
Lorne Saltman
lsaltman@grllp.com

Expertise:
Tax and Estate Planning

Building An Ideal Non-Share Corporations Act

Friday, September 25, 2020

After decades of seeking reforms to the corporate statutes governing non-profits and charities, lawyers across the country received a mishmash of statutes, each of which has its merits and demerits. But there is not one...



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Author:
Clifford S. Goldfarb
cgoldfarb@grllp.com

Expertise:
Non-Profit and Charities

Ontario’s courts are gradually getting back to business

Friday, July 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on our justice system. With the announcement of the state of emergency back in March of this year, courthouses were significantly shutdown. 



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Residential Rent During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Monday, March 30, 2020

As the global COVID-19 crisis continues to unfold, there is growing debate in Ontario in connection with the obligations of residential tenants to pay their monthly rent at the beginning of April.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Nicholas Argiros
nargiros@grllp.com

Expertise:
Commercial Real Estate

Coronavirus Emergency Response: Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Monday, March 30, 2020

The global spread of coronavirus is the one of this century’s greatest threats. In North America, people have to reach back to the 9/11 attacks on the United States and the Second World War to...



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Author:
Kenneth Jull
kjull@grllp.com

The Ontario Government’s Response to COVID-19: An Overview

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Ontario is now two weeks into its emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the world and caused economic havoc.

Although the world has experienced such pandemics in the past, with the 1918 Spanish Flu causing an estimated 50 million to 100 million deaths worldwide, we have been inundated with...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Ontario Employer Preparedness Checklist For COVID-19

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Soma Ray-Ellis, Chair of the Employment and Labour Law Group has prepared a checklist of HR issues to consider when managing the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic.

 



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Author:
Soma Ray-Ellis
srayellis@grllp.com

Expertise:
Employment and Labour

Alleged extension of time does not prevent discount brokerage to conduct sell-out in its discretion

Monday, March 16, 2020

A margin account permits an investor to borrow money from a broker in order to buy more securities than an investor would otherwise be able to purchase with their own capital. “Margin” requirements are established by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and represent the percentage the investor is...



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Scott Gfeller
sgfeller@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Case Study: Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya, 2020 SCC 5

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Slavery, forced labour, cruel and degrading treatment and crimes against humanity have long been recognized as prohibited conduct under the norms of customary international law. The question that confronted the Supreme Court of Canada is whether ...



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Author:
John A. Campion
jcampion@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

SNC‐Lavalin: The Concluding Chapter

Friday, February 28, 2020

Ken Jull highlights the concluding chapter in the SNC-Lavalin case.



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Author:
Kenneth Jull
kjull@grllp.com

Social Media vs. Privacy and Personality Rights

Friday, February 28, 2020

Bob Nakano provides some context as it relates to social media  and privacy rights.



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Author:
Bob Nakano
bnakano@grllp.com

Dealing with Digital Assets on Death

Friday, February 28, 2020

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Author:
Lindsay Ann Histrop
lhistrop@grllp.com

Deceptive Marketing in the Digital Age

Friday, February 28, 2020

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Author:
Kenneth Jull
kjull@grllp.com

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