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At Torkin Manes, we are dedicated to delivering our knowledge and expertise to our clients through various resources and insights. We welcome you to review and utilize the resources we proudly offer. These include our news, events, publications (including Legal Point, Legal Watch, Legal Source) and videos.

News

In the News

Sid Troister named among the leading practitioners in Canada in the 2019 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

2019 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada We are pleased to announce that Sidney Troister, a partner in our Commercial Real Estate Group, has been recognized as a leading practitioner in Canad...
Jan 7, 2019
In the News

Andrew Wilder quoted in Marijuana Business Daily regarding a change to the Bermuda laws

Marijuana Business Daily Andrew Wilder, Chair of the Cannabis Law Group at Torkin Manes, was quoted in Marijuana Business Daily regarding a change to the Bermuda laws to allow...
Jan 4, 2019
Firm News

Torkin Manes welcomes 3 new partners

We are pleased to announce that 3 of our lawyers have been admitted to the partnership: Tal Cyngiser  is a member of our Business Law G...
Jan 2, 2019
In the News

Matt Maurer speaks to Canadian Lawyer about Canada's cannabis supply issues after legalization

Canadian Lawyer Canada is not alone in dealing with supply issues after legalization
Dec 6, 2018

Events

Robert Barbiero to speak at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine on Informed Consent

Robert Barbiero of our Health Law Group will be speaking at the upcoming University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine workshop, being held on Friday, Jan...
Date of Event: Jan 25, 2019

Lisa Corrente to speak at the OBA's Best Practices on Privacy Issues and Working with Experts in Health Law program

Join Lisa Corrente for her panel discussion on the topic of Recent Health Law by the Case: Bite-sized Jurisprudence at the Ontario Bar Associatio...
Date of Event: Feb 7, 2019

Matt Maurer to speak at the OBA's Litigating in a New Era program

Join Matt Maurer, vice-chair of our Cannabis Law Group, for his panel discussion on Litigating in the Legalized Cannabis Era at the Ontario Bar Associ...
Date of Event: Feb 5, 2019: 00:00

Jeffrey Alpert to speak at the 2019 Factoring Conference, April 3 - 6

Join Jeffrey Alpert at the upcoming 2019 Factoring Conference for his panel discussion on the topic of Factoring Legal Cases: Update and the Most...
Date of Event: Apr 3, 2019

Publications & Presentations

Article

The irony of representing yourself in family law litigation: It can cost you more than hiring a lawyer

Special to the National Post A wife’s decision to represent herself caused the husband to incur huge legal fees over 17 years. She was ordered to pay him $150,000.
Jan 16, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Ontario Government Auto Insurance Reform

Torkin Manes LegalPoint On January 9, 2019 the Ontario Government issued a news release announcing that it is seeking input on how to make auto insurance more affordable. The...
Jan 14, 2019
Article

Dude, where’s my data? The OPC’s privacy guidance to cannabis retailers and purchasers

Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column With much fanfare, recreational cannabis became legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. On December 17, 2018, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of C...
Jan 14, 2019
Presentation

What Canada has learned since October 17

Lift & Co.’s 4th annual Cannabis Business Conference
Jan 11, 2019

Videos

LegalPoint Videos

Marijuana and the Canadian Workplace - Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski explains the workplace challenges of accommodating the legal use of marijuana for medical purposes, and recommends a number of steps...
Sep 22, 2016
LegalPoint Videos

Working from Home – Legal Issues You May Not Have Considered - Tom Stefanik – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Tom Stefanik discusses a number of key legal issues that employers should consider when deciding whether or not to allow employees to telecommute...
Sep 22, 2016
LegalPoint Videos

Gender Identity and Expression in the Workplace – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski describes the recently-recognized rights of trans people and outlines a number of steps employers can take to ensure that their work...
Sep 21, 2016
LegalPoint Videos

The Unexpected Costs of “Contractors” – Peter Straszynski – Torkin Manes LegalPoint Video

Peter Straszynski  discusses a recent court case that demonstrates the risks of mischaracterizing workers as independent contractors.
Sep 20, 2016