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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

Kobi Bessin speaks to Advocate Daily on how advance preparation can help drive an efficient business sales process

AdvocateDaily.com Selling a business is a significant undertaking — but by doing advance preparation in-house in collaboration with a team of advisers, owner/mana...
Sep 20, 2019
In the News

Lisa Corrente speaks to Advocate Daily on why change in long-term care homes requires a holistic response

AdvocateDaily.com If adopted, recommendations to address systemic failings identified by a public inquiry into long-term care homes in Ontario could result in new staff...
Sep 18, 2019
Firm News

Torkin Manes shortlisted by Chambers Canada for the 2019 Regional Law Firm of the Year Award

Chambers Canada Torkin Manes is honoured to be shortlisted by Chambers & Partners in the category of Regional Law Firm of the Year for the 2019 Chambers Canada Aw...
Sep 18, 2019

Torkin Manes named Regional Law Firm of the Year at the 2019 Chambers Canada Awards

Chambers and Partners Torkin Manes is proud to announce that our firm has been recognized as the Regional Law Firm of the Year by Chambers and Partners at the 201...
Sep 17, 2019

Events

Lisa R. Lifshitz to speak at the ISMG Cybersecurity Summit: Toronto

Lisa R. Lifshitz, chair of our Emerging Technology, and Technology, Privacy and Data Management Groups, will be speaking on "Cloud 3.0 - Best Practice...
Date of Event: Sep 24, 2019

Robert Barbiero to co-chair OBA Health Law Program - The Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry: Lessons Learned and What Comes Next

Robert Barbiero of our Health Law Group is co-chairing the OBA Health Law Program regarding lessons learned from the public inquiry. This event is bei...
Date of Event: Nov 14, 2019

Robert Barbiero to speak at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine on Medicolegal Onboarding: Medical Professional Legal Issues

Robert Barbiero of our Health Law Group will be speaking at the upcoming University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine workshop, being held on Friday, Aug...
Date of Event: Aug 23, 2019

Linda Godel to speak at the OBA Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Program September 17th

Deepen your knowledge regarding the fundamentals of lobbying and political activity in light of the new rules that have come into effect, and the upco...
Date of Event: Sep 17, 2019: 00:00

Publications & Presentations

Article

New legislative changes to federal support enforcement laws

Lawyer's Daily Through their enforcement efforts, federal, provincial and territorial governments disburse about $2 billion annually to Canadian families to satisfy ...
Sep 18, 2019
Torkin Manes LegalWatch

When does ‘Final and Binding’ Mean ‘Final and Binding’?

Torkin Manes LegalWatch One of the main purposes of commercial arbitration is to provide an efficient way for the parties to resolve their dispute. By agreeing to take their ...
Sep 16, 2019
Article

California now has toughest law in U.S. for the collection of personal information

Canadian Lawyer Online — IT Girl Column If you work at a company that engages in cross-border transactions involving consumers, including in California, brace yourself – some additiona...
Sep 16, 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