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Baby on Board: Age Diversity and Boards of Directors

By Matthew Wilson Over the past few years there has been much discussion over the need to improve diversity on boards of directors, in both the for-profit and not-for-profit ... Read more

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Availability of Similar Employment in Determining Reasonable Notice

By Paul Brooks What role does availability of similar employment play in determining reasonable notice? This was one of the issues at stake in the recent case of Strik v EXP ... Read more

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Regulations and Drone Certification: Don't Fly by the Seat of your Pants

By Joseph Hentz With the increasing number of drones present in the skies, there has been a heightened focus on regulating drone operation in Canada. Currently, Transport ... Read more

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Cyber Liability Series: E-mail Security

By Laura Emmett On November 24, 2014, a group of hackers, who identified themselves as the Guardians of Peace, breached the cyber security system of the film studio, Sony ... Read more

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Cyber Liability Series: Remote Access & Mobile Device Security

By Laura Emmett Overview A company’s worst nightmare is where documents have been leaked and clients’ confidential information has been exposed for all to see. ... Read more

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Cyber Liability Series: The Importance of Cyber Liability Insurance

By Laura Emmett In 2012, small and medium sized businesses (businesses with fewer than 500 employees) employed 10 million people, which represent nearly 90% of all employees ... Read more

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Cyber Liability Series: Cyber Risk Management and Why You Should Hire a Privacy Professional

By Laura Emmett The technological changes in the way that companies collect, administer, store and maintain data has created an entirely new area of undefined risks. With ... Read more

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Cyber Liability Series: Cloud Computing

By Laura Emmett What do Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Hugh Grant and Scarlett Johansson have in common? They were all victims of cellphone cyber-attacks. With reoccurring ... Read more

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Is The Game of "Whack-A-Mole" Coming to an End?

By Angus T. McKinnon The existence of multiple overlapping national class actions in different jurisdictions was described by the Saskatchewan court in 2011 as a ... Read more

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Game of Drones: An Introduction on How to Navigate Legal Airspace

By Laura L. Emmett The fastest growing sector within the aerospace industry is undoubtedly Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, commonly known as drones. They are characterized as ... Read more

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Bennett Jones Releases New Edition of Directors' Duties in Canada

Bennett Jones and LexisNexis Canada have released Directors' Duties in Canada, 6th Edition. Barry Reiter, partner and Chair of Bennett Jones' Corporate Governance and ... Read more

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Littler's Toronto Office Moves to New Office Space Downtown

TORONTO (May 13, 2016) – The Toronto office of Littler, the world’s largest employment and labour law practice representing management, has relocated to Brookfield ... Read more

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Lenders Beware: Not All Charge Terms Are the Same

When a lender, be they a large bank or a private individual, lends money to someone they will, in most cases, require security for that loan. One well-known type of security is ... Read more

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Congratulations Andrew Murray

Lerners is pleased to announce that Andrew Murray has been Certified as a Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada.  Congratulations ... Read more

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Time to Change Tarion and the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act?

On November 5, 2015, David Orazietti, Ontario’s Minister of Government and Consumer Services, announced an independent review of the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act ... Read more

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Congratulations Fred Tranquilli and Lianne Armstrong

Lerners is pleased to announce that Fred Tranquilli and Lianne Armstrong have been elected to the Ontario Bar Council, Southwest Region. Read more

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Cyber Liability Series - The Decline in Fundamental Security Practices

As technology continues to advance, it is important that security measures implemented by companies keep pace to protect against possible threats and exposure to cyber liability. ... Read more

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What are the sources of cyber liability?

To fully understand the potential exposure to cyber liability, it is important to understand (1) what factors increase the company’s exposure and (2) the identity of ... Read more

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Membership Benefits

      You may have heard we offer group auto and home insurance to our MEMBERS…but what does that mean? Watch how our group auto and home ... Read more

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Hey, you promised not to tell. The Tort of Breach of Confidence

The breach of one’s confidence by another can be a disturbing event.  You trusted the recipient to keep the confidential information to him or herself.  You then ... Read more

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