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

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.

Peter Jacobsen Named Centre for Free Expression Senior Fellow

Peter Jacobsen has been named a Senior Fellow of the Centre for Free ExpressionRead More

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