Publications & News

CJFE 21st Annual Gala: A Night to Honour Courageous Reporting: November 29, 2018

BJCTB is a proud sponsor of this year’s annual Canadian Journalists For Free Expression Gala. Peter Jacobsen is a Board Member.

BJCTB Welcomes New Associate

The firm is delighted to announce the addition of its newest lawyer, Emma Romano, to the BCJTB team.

Canadian Media Lawyers Association Conference: November 2-3, 2018

BJCTB’s media law group will be attending the 2018 CMLA Conference in Montreal. Carlos Martins will be speaking on recent developments in media/defamation law in Ontario and Tae Mee Park will be moderating a panel on the Right to Be Forgotten.... more

Defamation at a Crossroads: Trends & Developments

On September 14, 2018, Andrew MacDonald will be speaking on a panel at the Law Society on recent developments in defamation law.

BJCTB Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers in Canada, 2019

Peter Jacobsen and James Thomson have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Canada in the specialties of Media/Defamation Law and Maritime Law, respectively.

International Association of Korean Lawyers Annual Conference: September 13-16, 2018

Tae Mee Park has been selected to be a moderator at the 26th Annual IAKL Conference on the panel titled, “Emerging Issues in Media & Entertainment Law.”

Response to the Ontario Securities Commission Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program

On behalf of BJCTB, Peter Jacobsen and Abbas Kassam made submissions to the OSC regarding in-house counsel eligibility for whistleblower awards. The letter was endorsed by the Centre for Free Expression at Ryerson University. Read our submission here.

OBA Institute 2018 – Dealing with Online Defamation – Feb 7, 2018

Julia Lefebvre and Tae Mee Park will be speaking at the OBA Institute. Julia will be leading a panel on “Key Issues Initiating and Responding to Defamation Proceedings” and Tae Mee will be a speaker on the panel, “Resolving Defamation Disputes... more

BJCTB Quoted in Literary Review of Canada

Tae Mee Park was quoted in response to a question about the law of copyright in the December 2017 issue of Literary Review of Canada.

Supreme Court Releases Landmark Auditor Liability Decision

The Supreme Court released its judgment in Deloitte & Touche v. Livent Inc. (Receiver of). James R. Lane is quoted in Canadian Accountant about the decision’s implications. Stay tuned for BJCTB’s Litigation Blog article on this pivotal decision.