Blaneys Partners Henry Chang and Ralph Cuervo-Lorens co-authored the article “Foreign Anti-Corruption Laws in the NAFTA Region” which was published in the North American Free Trade & Investment Report on January 31st 2012.
Henry Chang’s article “CIC Allows Recaptured Time for Intra-Company Transferees” was published in the International Law Office’s Corporate Immigration newsletter on February 3rd, 2012.
On March 17th, Bob Potts, chair of the firm’s Aboriginal law group, will participate at the Ontario Federation of Hunters & Anglers 84th Annual General Meeting and Fish & Wildlife Conference, as part of a panel discussing the current Algonquins of Ontario land claim negotiations. Bob will be sitting on the panel in his role as Lead Negotiator for the Algonquins of Ontario.
Blaneys partner Tammy Evans was quoted in the article “Women’s Work” in OHS Canada, Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Magazine. In the article, Tammy discusses the progress being made through organizations like CAWIC in raising the profile of women in construction, also noting that there is still a long way to go.
Blaneys partner Stephen Moore recently had a successful result in the Meady v Greyhound trial held in Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Blaney’s partner, Eugene Mazzuca, recently acted as lead counsel at the Supreme Court of Canada in response to an appeal brought against the Niagara Police by Wayne Penner. Blaney associates, Kerry Nash and Rafal Szymanski, were instrumental in assisting Eugene on the
Blaneys partner Janet Bobechko co-chaired the afternoon session at the Federated Press Environmental Deal Breakers in Real Estate conference and spoke on Structuring & Negotiating Purchase and Sale Agreements in Light of Environmental Issues on January 30, 2012.
Blaneys partner Marc Kemerer guest posted on the BuzzBuzzHome blog with his piece, An Electrifying Debate: Who picks up the bill when you recharge your electric car?, on February 1st, 2012. In his post, Marc highlights the importance for condominium developers to anticipate all potential uses (for example, for vehicle charging devices) in order to avoid potential future issues.
Blaneys partner Henry Chang’s immigration blog received an honourable mention for the 2011 CLawBie Canadian Law Blog Awards. The CLawBies are handed out annually to highlight the best examples of Canadian online legal commentary, and to help promote the rapidly expanding community.
Stephen Moore presented a legal update on Critical Case Law on Leasing Liability at The Advocates' Society Tricks of the Trade 2012 Conference, January 27, 2012. Stephen's paper, Vicarious Liability in the Context of Leased and Rented Automobiles, is available on the firm's website.