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Shifting Politics, Technologies, and Economies Shape the Top 10 Business Risks in 2014

Shifting Politics, Technologies, and Economies Shape the Top 10 Business Risks in 2014

The easiest thing about the year ahead for business may be the stable, albeit modest, economic growth predicted for Canada


BLG and HIROC: An Innovative and Client Focused Fee Solution

BLG and HIROC: An Innovative and Client Focused Fee Solution

John Morris and Cindy Clarke discuss the 2013 ACC Value Champion Win; John Godber discusses BLG Adroit


Bruce Reynolds and Sharon Vogel on Construction Risk Management

Bruce Reynolds and Sharon Vogel on Construction Risk Management

Bruce Reynolds and Sharon Vogel, discuss the Role of Insurance in Construction Risk Management.


Ian Houston on Procurement in Practice

Ian Houston on Procurement in Practice

Ian Houston, a partner and National Leader of BLG’s Construction Law Group, discusses the latest developments in procurement law.


Guy Pratte Discusses BLG’s Pro Bono Program

Guy Pratte Discusses BLG’s Pro Bono Program

Guy Pratte explains why BLG believes providing access to justice is a key component of our national platform.


The Paradigm Shift in Construction Law

The Paradigm Shift in Construction Law

Bruce Reynolds discusses the importance of construction project insurance and keeping costs under control.


Consulting with Aboriginal Communities

Consulting with Aboriginal Communities

Adam Chamberlain talks about the environmental assessment process and Aboriginal land claims.


Doing Business in Canada

Doing Business in Canada

Our guide offers an introduction to the legal aspects of investing and establishing a business in Canada


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Canada’s New Notice And Notice Regime For Internet Copyright Infringement

Canada’s New Notice And Notice Regime For Internet Copyright Infringement

​​The notice and notice regime is the final step in implementing the Canadian Copyright Modernization Act


Significant Amendments To National Instrument 31-103 Finalized

Significant Amendments To National Instrument 31-103 Finalized

The CSA made some welcome changes (primarily to provide additional clarity) to the final amendments in response to well over one hundred commentators


Canada Issues Revised Back-to-Back Loan Rules

Canada Issues Revised Back-to-Back Loan Rules

​​In an article published in Tax Notes International, Steve Suarez of BLG's Tax Group provides an in-depth analysis of the October 20th version of the back-to-back loan proposals originally announced in the 2014 federal budget


CASL – Rules For The Installation And Use Of Computer Programs

CASL – Rules For The Installation And Use Of Computer Programs

Canada’s anti-spam law will impose onerous restrictions and requirements for the commercial installation and use of computer programs on another person’s computer system


Towards “A More Perfect Union”? - Details Of Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System Proposal Released

Towards “A More Perfect Union”? - Details Of Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System Proposal Released

As part of a push for the harmonization of the current provincial capital markets legislation across Canada and the establishment of a single capital markets regulator…


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Two BLG Litigators Named Leading Lawyers at Lexology Client Choice Awards

Two BLG Litigators Named Leading Lawyers at Lexology Client Choice Awards

​John Blair and Randall Block Winners of 2015 Lexology Client Choice Awards


BLG Partner Chris Bredt Standing for Re-election as Bencher

BLG Partner Chris Bredt Standing for Re-election as Bencher

​Throughout his 31 years of practice, Chris has made an outstanding contribution to the legal profession and as a Bencher, he has been a strong voice for reform.


Ontario Launches Expert Review of Construction Lien Act

Ontario Launches Expert Review of Construction Lien Act

Ontario has selected Bruce Reynolds as Counsel to conduct the review​​