Publications & News
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
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.
Peter Jacobsen Named Centre for Free Expression Senior Fellow
New Litigation Blog
BJCTB is pleased to announce our new and improved Litigation Blog (successor to Litigation Notes) where we summarize and provide comment on the most recent Canadian legal decisions that may be of interest to our clients.
Whistleblowing Workshop – November 2017
Peter Jacobsen is attending as the only Canadian delegate at a whistleblowing workshop in London, UK hosted by the Whistleblowing International Network, Open Society Justice Initiative and Public Concern at Work.
Changes to Flight Attendant Manuals must have a reasonable basis
In a recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal, at issue was a change in operating procedures relating to a carrier’s staffing of flight attendants and its impact on safety in the event of emergency evacuation. … more
BJCTB Welcomes New Associate
The firm is delighted to announce the addition of its newest lawyer, Abbas Kassam, to the BCJTB team.
BJCTB Lawyers Selected Among The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018
Peter Jacobsen and James Thomson were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018. Peter was recognized for his work in Defamation & Media Law and Jamie was recognized for his work in Maritime Law. …more