On March 30, 2010 Ralph Cuervo-Lorens spoke to the Investigative Unit of the Insurance Bureau of Canada about recent developments in civil litigation, fraud litigation and legal risk management approaches.
Diane Brooks will be a co-lecturer at the Federated Press Essentials of Commercial Contracts Course, to be held in Toronto on May 27 & 28, 2010.
Blaney McMurtry LLP is pleased to announce that Marc Kemerer has joined the firm as a Partner where he will continue his practice in planning, municipal, environmental and heritage law. Marc has acted for a wide variety of clients, including large residential developers, municipalities, large commercial/retail developers, ratepayer groups, educational institutions, individuals, non-profit groups and the Ministry of the Environment.
Michael Penman is quoted in an article "A Career-Destroying Grope" in the March 2010 issue of Lexpert magazine, about the case of former Saskatchewan Roughriders GM Eric Tillman.
The members of Bigstone Cree Nation ("BCN") in Northern Alberta have agreed to accept the terms of a Land Claim Settlement, after lengthy negotiations on their behalf led by Robert Potts of Blaney McMurtry's Aboriginal Law Group.
Eugene Mazzuca and Jay Stolberg presented a 'Lunch and Learn' on March 2, 2010, for a large municipal client. Eugene spoke about Recent Developments on Police Liability and Jay discussed Recent Developments on Municipal Liability. The session included a group discussion about changes to the Rules of Civil Procedure with emphasis on how this may impact the municipality's claims.
Mark Lichty was a guest presenter at the Infonex Product Liability & Recalls Conference held in Toronto May 4 - 6, 2010. Mark spoke on "The Role of the Liability Insurer in Resolving North American Class Action Disputes".
On March 25, 2010, Paul Schnier and Ralph Cuervo-Lorens were guest presenters at Carswell's Taxnet PRO Webinar Series for tax accountants, in-house tax directors, tax practitioners and CRA from across Canada. Paul's topic was "Professional Corporations: Time for Another Look". Ralph was joined by a forensic accountant and computer forensics expert to discuss recent developments in tax evasion.
Roger Horst is quoted in an article, Insurers Want Case Halted, in the February 26, 2010 issue of The Telegraph-Journal newspaper.
Ed Esposto conducted an Elder Care Workshop for University of Toronto faculty and staff on April 7, 2010 at the U of T Scarborough Campus.