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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

Paletta et al v. The Queen, Case Study

Tuesday, December 31, 2019

In a recent case, the Tax Court of Canada was faced with deciding if the taxpayer’s investment in a Hollywood film was “make believe” or real. In other words, did the complex series of transactions reflect the true intentions of the parties or were they a “sham”.



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Author:
Lorne Saltman
lsaltman@grllp.com

Expertise:
Tax and Estate Planning

It's Game Day!: The Summary Dismissal of a Misfeasance Claim

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

In sports, players and coaches prepare for “Game Day”. In the days prior to a game, they will review video of their opponent, hold meetings to develop and review a game plan, and diligently practice so that they will be fully ready when the game starts.



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Authors:
Stephen A. Thiele
sthiele@grllp.com

Alexander Melfi
amelfi@grllp.com

Gavin J. Tighe
gjtighe@grllp.com

Expertise:
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Alta Energy Luxembourg S.A.R.L. v. The Queen

Thursday, September 12, 2019

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Author:
Lorne Saltman
lsaltman@grllp.com

Expertise:
Tax and Estate Planning

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