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CBA Webinar: A NEW REALITY IN REAL ESTATE: NON-RESIDENT CLIENTS, MONEY LAUNDERING AND CLIENT IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

Date: February 27, 2020 Time: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm Eastern Time Webinar Overview: Real estate practitioners from coast to coast to coast are confronted with increased governmental attention to non-resident investment in Canadian real estate. This program will explore the legal and regulatory issues real estate lawyers must confront, including non-resident withholding tax issues that can...

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Queen’s Counsel Reception

The Swearing-In of Queen’s Counsel will take place in Courtroom No. 1 at the Supreme Court on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Members newly appointed are Donald Anthony, Brenda Duffy, John Hogan, Chantelle MacDonald Newhook, Shayne McDonald, Jacqueline Penney, Gregory Smith, Pamela Taylor, Tina Walsh and Philip Warren. Following the ceremony, the Law...

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Circulation of Labour Relations Board Decisions and Practice Updates

We have been advised that the Labour Relations Board would like to start circulating its reasons for decisions and practice updates (i.e. any new Rules of Procedure, Policy Circulars or Information Bulletins etc.) via email to lawyers who have indicated an interest in receiving them. Any lawyers who are interested in receiving decisions of the...

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Reminder – Expressions of Interest – Access to Justice Committee

The Law Society is seeking expressions of interest from our membership to fill a vacancy on the Access to Justice Committee. The Terms of Reference for the Access to Justice Committee can be found at the following link: https://lsnl.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Terms-of-Reference-for-theAccess-to-Justice-Committee-Approved-By-Benchers-15-February-2016.pdf Please forward your expressions of intere

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Introducing the Practice Management Review Program

The Law Society is mandated to regulate the practice of law and the legal profession in the public interest. Benchers previously approved a strategic plan which prioritized enhancing the Law Society’s regulatory framework, in part through the development of a practice management review program. Such programs exist in other jurisdictions in Canada and have been...

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