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Legal considerations in implementing a share option plan

By Greg Hatt Private companies which want to consider implementing a stock option plan need to be aware of the legal considerations involved. This article will outline some of the principal ... Read more

What is "escrow" and how does it work?

By Joseph Hentz In commercial transactions, the term “escrow” is often used to describe the status of certain documents, instruments, share certificates and funds which are being held ... Read more

New year new distracted driving laws

Written By: Bryan Sansom and Taraneh Etemadi, Student-at-Law Starting on January 1, 2019, the Province is ushering in new distracted driving legislation. The new laws ... Read more

Are you a law student looking for an articling placement?

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations (FOLA) has a new page on our website just for you! FOLA represents Ontario’s 46 Law Associations (plus the Toronto Law ... Read more

10 key developments in Canadian labour & employment law in 2018

Canada saw significant developments in labour and employment law in 2018. As we embark on a new year, we will undoubtedly see the landscape in this ever-changing area of law ... Read more

New Ontario, Canada Employment Standards poster available (Poster 8.0)

The Ontario Ministry of Labour has released a new employment standards poster (link below) to coincide with recent legislative changes due to Bill 47, Making Ontario Open ... Read more

How the legalization of cannabis can affect your practice. Thursday, January 24, 2019, 5:15-7pm.

Going beyond the changing of laws and culture, on Thursday January 24, 2019, from 5:15-7pm , the TLA's first Nutshell CPD Seminar of 2019 will instead focus on how cannabis ... Read more

Are you ready? #BellLetsTalk Day is: January 30, 2019!

On January 30th, 2019, Bell will contribute 5¢ for every applicable text, call, #BellLetsTalk tweet, their social media video view, and use of their Facebook frame or ... Read more

FOLA partners with Global Legal Blockchain Consortium

The Federation of Ontario Law Associations ( FOLA ) has joined the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC), an organization of legal and technology industry stakeholders focused ... Read more

Toronto Lawyers Association 2019 CPD lineup

Relax and enjoy your end of year festivities confident in the fact you’ve got a jump on your 2019 CPD hours with the TLA’s prime lineup of Nutshell seminars ... Read more

Limousine safety: staying safe while traveling in style

Written By: Joe Gaynor and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law On Saturday, October 3 rd , 2018, a deadly collision occurred in New York involving a stretched ... Read more

Changes to Ontario, Canada's Employment Standards Act and Labour Relations Act Keep on Coming

On December 6, 2018, Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act, 2018 (“Bill 66”), passed First Reading. 1 If Bill 66 is passed in its ... Read more

Ismail v. Fleming - the relevance and admissibility of collateral benefits to a plaintiff's motivation to work

Written By: Lindsay Charles and Nicole Fielding, Student-at-Law Does receiving disability benefits indicate anything related to one’s motivation to return to ... Read more

Report on FOLA's November Plenary Now Available!

From November 7 th through November 9 th , 2018, Law Association Presidents, Law Association delegates and Law Association Library staff members in Waterloo, ON to attend ... Read more

The ten day notice under the Municipal Act

Written By: Nick Todorovic and Courtney Stewart, Student-at-Law It is the responsibility of municipalities, under the Municipal Act, 2001 , to maintain ... Read more