Publications & News

MLRC Conference 2019

Peter M. Jacobsen will be attending the 2019 Media Law Resource Centre annual media law conference. Attendance is by invitation only and it features distinguished speakers from the judiciary, academia and the press on comparative developments in media law and policy.

Appointment to Heritage Toronto Board of Directors

James Lane was appointed by Toronto City Council to the Heritage Toronto Board of Directors, commencing July 18, 2019.

BJCTB Primer re: New Passenger Protection Rules for Canada

Part of the Air Passenger Protection Regulations developed by the Canadian Transportation Agency went into force on July 15, 2019 (others will be binding on December 15, 2019). Read more about the new Regulations here.

CBA National Re: SCC Leave to Appeal SLAPP Cases

Julia Lefebvre was recently quoted in an article published by the Canadian Bar Association National on the implications of the Supreme Court’s decision to grant leave to hear two appeals involving the anti-SLAPP law in Ontario.

Defamation Law: A Practical Guide for Litigators

On May 14, 2019, Julia Lefebvre will be speaking about Ontario’s anti-SLAPP legislation and recent case law at the Ontario Bar Association program Defamation Law: A Practical Guide for Litigators.

Roundtable on Advancing Media Freedom – Global Affairs Canada

On May 2, 2019, Peter Jacobsen will be participating in a roundtable discussion on advancing media freedom at Global Affairs Canada with the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, as well as departmental officials.

Osgoode PD: Defamation Law 2019

On April 29, 2019, Tae Mee Park and Julia Lefebvre will be speaking at the Osgoode Professional Development seminar on Defamation Law 2019: Current Issues + Emerging Trends.

ACFI 21st Annual Fraud Conference

On April 30, 2019, James Lane will be presenting at the ACFI 21st Annual Fraud Conference on “Counsel and Investigator Roles in Professional Discipline.”

Whose Clients Are They Anyway?

In our latest Litigation Blog post, James Lane talks about “A Practical Primer on Non-Solicitation Agreements for Accountants.”

ABA International Law Conference

On April 12, 2019, Tae Mee Park will be speaking at the ABA International Law conference on the panel, “Peacocks on a Plane? Accommodation for Persons with Disabilities in International Passenger Transportation.”