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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

B.C. slow to call for infused cannabis products — Matt Maurer speaks to Marijuana Business Daily as launch date nears

Marijuana Business Daily With fewer than 100 days to go before the launch of Canada’s hotly anticipated infused cannabis market, British Columbia’s government-run ...
Jul 15, 2019
In the News

Matt Maurer speaks to The Leaf about unlicensed crops and how they could count as ‘illicit cannabis’

The Leaf Cannabis News Cannabis grown in unlicensed rooms by cannabis producer CannTrust could meet the legal definition of “illicit cannabis,” lawyers say, but&...
Jul 11, 2019
In the News

Marco Falco recognized as a Legal Influencer for Dispute Resolution

Lexology Content Marketing Awards Congratulations to Marco Falco, a partner in our Litigation Group, for his recognition by Lexology as a  Legal Influencer for Disp...
Jul 10, 2019
In the News

Involve legal advisers early in corporate acquisition, sale process

AdvocateDaily.com For sellers, preparation is essential to success in a corporate merger and acquisition (M&A) transaction — and engaging advisers in the ear...
Jul 9, 2019

Events

Craig Vander Zee to speak at the Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Conference on June 5, 2019

Craig Vander Zee of our Estates and Trusts group will be attending and presenting at the Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Conference t...
Date of Event: Jun 5, 2019: 00:00

Craig Vander Zee to speak at the B’nai Brith Canada CLE for Lawyers & Accountants on June 4, 2019

Craig Vander Zee of our Estates and Trusts group will be attending and presenting at the B’nai Brith Canada seminar to be held in Toronto, Ontar...
Date of Event: Jun 4, 2019: 00:00

Andrew Wilder to speak at The Business of Marijuana Conference in Michigan

Andrew Wilder of our Cannabis Law Group will be speaking at the The Seminar Group’s upcoming The Business of Marijuana in Michigan conferen...
Date of Event: Jun 21, 2019

Daniel Melamed and Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group to participate as faculty at The Advocates’ Society program on ADR Skills for Family Lawyers

Daniel Melamed and Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group will participate as faculty in the interactive new program designed for family lawyers that...
Date of Event: May 3, 2019: 00:00

Publications & Presentations

Article

A Fine Mess: the U.K. Information Commissioner's Office's proposed GDPR fines

Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column The calm of the lazy, hazy July summer was recently shattered by two announcements from the U.K. Information Commissioner’s Office that sent a s...
Jul 15, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalPoint

Diversity and Inclusion Policies in the Workplace

E-Alert In the modern workplace, the role of human resources (HR) professionals is now, more than ever, complicated and varied. From ensuring the organization...
Jul 12, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

Why a Limitation Period Might Not Run Against Multiple Wrongdoers

Torkin Manes LegalWatch A considerable amount of ink has been spilled about section 5(1)(a)(iv) of Ontario’s Limitations Act, 2002. This section postpones the running o...
Jul 9, 2019
Article

If you win the lottery, your ex might hit the jackpot, too

Special to the National Post For many family law lawyers, a cocktail party can become a hotbed for questions rooted in “what if” and “I’m asking for a frie...
Jul 4, 2019

Videos

These relationship red flags are pretty accurate signs you're headed for a breakup

It’s rare that a relationship breakdown comes as a complete surprise. In fact, in hindsight, most spouses have a Spidey sense about their pending brea...
Jul 11, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the biggest mistakes couples make when they separate

Laurie Pawlitza of our Family Law Group breaks down the biggest mistakes people make when separating. Hint: there’s little be gained by being vindicti...
Jul 4, 2019

Laurie Pawlitza on the top five things you need to know about marriage contracts

As you might imagine, a marriage contract — an agreement that says what will happen in the event that you separate — is rarely seen as a romantic gest...
Jun 25, 2019
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