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Doing Business in Canada - October 2017 Oct 06, 2017 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to present the October 2017 edition of Doing Business in Canada. This publication was developed to provide a general overview of Canadian federal and Ontario law, and is intended for those planning to start, acquire or invest in a business in Canada. Doing Busines...
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Aird & Berlis Recognized in Chambers Canada 2018 Jack Bernstein, Fred D. Cass, Ron W. Clark, D. Robb English, Steven L. Graff, Martin Kovnats, Lorenzo Lisi, N. Jane Pepino, Hayden Solomons, Heidi Visser, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger, Steven Zakem and Stephen Zolf Sep 28, 2017 Aird & Berlis is pleased to announce that the following members of the firm have been recognized as top practitioners in the 2018 edition of Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business.  Jack Bernstein  Tax (Nationwide) ...
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Chambers HNW Ranks Aird & Berlis as a Leader in Private Wealth Law Rachel L. Blumenfeld, Melanie A. Yach and Jack Bernstein Sep 15, 2017 Aird & Berlis is proud to be recognized as a leading Canadian law firm in the 2017 edition of Cha... Aird & Berlis is proud to be recognized as a leading Canadian law firm in the 2017 edition of Chambers High Net Worth.
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Congratulations to Denis Shapovalov Aug 14, 2017 Aird & Berlis is proud to sponsor Denis Shapovalov, an 18-year old tennis sensation from Richmond Hill, Ontario. We congratulate Denis who enjoyed great success at the Rogers Cup in Montreal this past week. Due to his strong showing, Denis moved up 76 places and is now ranked 67th in the...
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IAM Patent 1000 Recognizes Firms' Patent Professionals Lola A. Bartoszewicz, PhD, Kimberly A. McManus, PhD and Timothy M. Lowman Jun 15, 2017 Aird & Berlis and Aird & McBurney were recently recognized in the IAM Patent 1000 2017 – The World's Leading Patent Professionals.
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Federal Budget 2017 Mar 22, 2017 On March 22, 2017, the Honourable William Francis Morneau, Canada’s Minister of Finance, tabled C... On March 22, 2017, the Honourable William Francis Morneau, Canada’s Minister of Finance, tabled Canada’s annual federal budget (“Budget 2017”). Budget 2017 proposes to build on the current Government’s previous actions and to introduce targeted investments aimed at fostering economic growth and b...
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Aird & Berlis LLP Partners Recognized in Chambers Global 2017 Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger and Stephen Zolf Mar 16, 2017 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl, Douglas Younger and Stephen Zolf were recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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A&B Announces New Partners Faruk Gafic and Miranda Spence Jan 31, 2017 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that Faruk Gafic and Miranda Spence have become partne... Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that Faruk Gafic and Miranda Spence have become partners of the firm.
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Four A&B Partners Appointed to International Bar Association Committees Andrew Magnus, Donald B. Johnston, Jeffrey K. Merk and Martin Kovnats Jan 02, 2017 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that the International Bar Association has promoted Martin Kovnats and Jeffrey Merk within the Professional Ethics Committee and appointed Donald Johnston and Andrew Magnus to the Alternative and New Law Business Structures Committee.
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The Honourable Hugh Segal Promoted Within the Order of Canada & Appointed to the Order of Ontario Hon. Hugh D. Segal Dec 30, 2016 Congratulations to the Honourable Hugh D. Segal on being promoted to the rank of Officer of the Order of Canada and appointed to the Order of Ontario.
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Chris Williams' Supreme Court of Canada Win Featured in The Lawyers Weekly Christopher J. Williams Dec 21, 2016 Chris Williams was featured in The Lawyers Weekly as counsel who successfully represented the City of Windsor in a Supreme Court of Canada decision that allows municipalities to access justice locally when battling federal initiatives.
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Happy Holidays from the Partners of Aird & Berlis LLP Dec 20, 2016

Aird & Berlis LLP wishes you and your family a wonderful holiday season!

Aird & Berlis LLP wishes you and your family a wonderful holiday season!

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A&B's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group is Once Again Number One in the GTA! Dec 16, 2016 Congratulations to Aird & Berlis LLP's Municipal & Land Use Planning Group for earning the top spot in Novae Res Urbis’ annual ranking of land development law firms in the GTA.
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Patrick Harrington quoted in the Caledon Citizen Patrick Harrington Dec 15, 2016 Patrick Harrington was quoted in this article about the Peel regional councillors’ decision in the Bolton Residential Expansion Study.
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Chris Williams interviewed by Legal Feeds Christopher J. Williams Dec 08, 2016 Chris Williams was interviewed by Legal Feeds about the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling in the dispute between the City of Windsor and the Canadian Transit Company.
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A&B Appoints New Municipal Practice Group Leader Tom Halinski Dec 01, 2016 Aird and Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that partner Tom Halinski has been appointed Practice ...

Aird and Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that partner Tom Halinski has been appointed Practice Group Leader of the firm's Municipal and Land Use Planning Group.

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A&B Recognized in The Legal 500 Canada 2017 Stephen Zolf, Douglas J. S. Younger, Andrew Webster, Heidi Visser, Scott Stoll, Michael D. Smith, Dennis M. O'Leary, Lorenzo Lisi, Martin Kovnats, Donald B. Johnston, Steven L. Graff, D. Robb English, Ron W. Clark, Fred D. Cass and Jack Bernstein Nov 09, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to be recommended in The Legal 500 Canada 2017 as a leading firm i... Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to be recommended in The Legal 500 Canada 2017 as a leading firm in nine practice areas.
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Zoë Thoms quoted in Canadian Consulting Engineer Oct 12, 2016 Zoë Thoms was quoted in this article about the Canadian government's approval of the $11-billion Pacific NorthWest LNG project.
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Ron Clark writes an opinion piece for the Financial Post Oct 06, 2016 Ron Clark writes about power purchase agreements and the contracts between power generators and central agencies that have recently come under attack in Alberta and Ontario in the Financial Post.
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Hugh Segal quoted in the Waterloo Chronicle Oct 03, 2016 Hugh Segal was quoted in a Waterloo Chronicle article about the Senate expenses scandal and the fallout from it.
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Lorenzo Lisi writes for HR Professional Oct 03, 2016 Lorenzo Lisi writes about how far Canadian employers have to go to accommodate family status in HR Professional.
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CTLA Conference Held in Toronto Sanj Sood, Joanne C. Coldwell, Patrick Copeland and David S. Reiter Oct 03, 2016 Sanj Sood, 2015-2016 President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association, welcomed almost 70 ... Sanj Sood, 2015-2016 President of the Canadian Transport Lawyers Association, welcomed almost 70 delegates from across North America to the CTLA annual conference, which was held in Toronto from September 22-25.
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A&B Recognized in Chambers Canada 2017 Jack Bernstein, Fred D. Cass, Ron W. Clark, D. Robb English, Steven L. Graff, Martin Kovnats, Lorenzo Lisi, Hayden Solomons, Heidi Visser, Barbara Worndl, Douglas J. S. Younger and Stephen Zolf Sep 30, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that several members of our firm and various practic... Aird & Berlis LLP is pleased to announce that several members of our firm and various practice areas have been recognized in the second edition of Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business.
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A&B Lawyer Invited to the Vatican to Participate in Global Conference Paige Backman Sep 21, 2016 Paige Backman, a partner with the firm's Corporate/Commercial Group and Co-Chair of the Sports &a... Paige Backman, a partner with the firm's Corporate/Commercial Group and Co-Chair of the Sports & Media Team, has been invited to the Vatican to participate in the first global conference on “Sport at the Service of Humanity.”
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A&B Tax Lawyers Recognized by Who’s Who Legal Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl and Louise R. Summerhill Sep 06, 2016 Congratulations to senior tax partners Jack Bernstein, Barbara Worndl and Louise Summerhill on being recognized as experts in Who’s Who Legal Corporate Tax 2016.
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Congratulations to Damian Warner on Olympic Bronze Medal Aug 22, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is honoured to have sponsored Canadian decathlete and Olympic bronze medall... Aird & Berlis LLP is honoured to have sponsored Canadian decathlete and Olympic bronze medallist Damian Warner on his journey to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A&B Recognized in 2017 Best Lawyers in Canada Across 28 Practice Areas N. Jane Pepino, Don Jack, Jill P. Fraser, Lloyd F. Cornett, Monty Warsh, Stephen Zolf, Bernie McGarva, Patrick Copeland, Margaret T. Nelligan, Fred D. Cass, David Stevens, Scott Stoll, Peter K. Czegledy, Joel M. Rose, Donald B. Johnston, D. Robb English, Harry M. Fogul, Steven L. Graff, Lorenzo Lisi, Donald L. West, Robert G. Doumani, Patricia A. Foran, Leo F. Longo, John Mascarin, Steven Zakem, Cynthia R. C. Sefton, Norman I. Kahn, Michael D. Smith, Hayden Solomons, Jennifer A. Wainwright, Joanne C. Coldwell, Clare A. Sullivan and Melanie A. Yach Aug 10, 2016 Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that 35 members of the firm were selected by their pee...

Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to announce that 35 members of the firm were selected by their peers for inclusion in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada.

In addition, Jane Pepino was named Best Lawyers' 2017 Toronto Real Estate Law Lawyer of the Year.

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Aaron Bains Elected to the Board of the South Asian Bar Association Aarondeep (Aaron) S. Bains Aug 10, 2016 Congratulations to Aaron Bains on being appointed to the board of the South Asian Bar Association of Toronto.
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Tim Lowman Recommended as a Leading Patent Professional Timothy M. Lowman Jul 08, 2016 Tim Lowman is a Recommended Expert in Intellectual Asset Management's guide, IAM Patent 1000 ... Tim Lowman is a Recommended Expert in Intellectual Asset Management's guide, IAM Patent 1000 2016 - The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.  It is noted that “Aird & Berlis’ Certified Arbitrator, Timothy Lowman, is famed for his transactional nous and affinity for the fi...
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University of Toronto Elects Jane Pepino as Vice-Chair N. Jane Pepino Jul 07, 2016 Congratulations to Jane Pepino on being elected to the University of Toronto’s Governing Cou... Congratulations to Jane Pepino on being elected to the University of Toronto’s Governing Council as Vice-Chair. Jane is the founder and a member of Aird & Berlis LLP’s Municipal and Land Use Planning Group.
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John Mascarin Quoted in Law Times Jun 27, 2016 John Mascarin is quoted in a recent Law Times article concerning the spike in expropriation ... John Mascarin is quoted in a recent Law Times article concerning the spike in expropriation work that is arising for lawyers, largely due to several transportation projects in the works across Ontario.
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Don Jack Appointed to the Board of TI Canada Don Jack Jun 22, 2016 Congratulations to Don on joining the board of the Canadian Chapter of Transparency International... Congratulations to Don on joining the board of the Canadian Chapter of Transparency International, the world's leading non-governmental anti-corruption organization.
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John Mascarin Quoted in ObserverXtra John Mascarin Jun 22, 2016 John Mascarin was quoted in this ObserverXtra article in which former Woolwich mayor Todd Cowan w... John Mascarin was quoted in this ObserverXtra article in which former Woolwich mayor Todd Cowan was convicted of breach of trust.
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Ken Clark Mentioned in Trademark Attorneys Analysis Ken Clark Jun 15, 2016 Ken Clark was mentioned in a Who’s Who Legal Trademark Attorneys Analysis 2016 which looks at the... Ken Clark was mentioned in a Who’s Who Legal Trademark Attorneys Analysis 2016 which looks at the legal professionals qualified to advise on the protection and enforcement of trademark rights.
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Lorenzo Lisi Quoted in Canadian Lawyer InHouse Lorenzo Lisi Jun 13, 2016 Lorenzo Lisi provides commentary in a Canadian Lawyer InHouse article regarding whether third-par... Lorenzo Lisi provides commentary in a Canadian Lawyer InHouse article regarding whether third-party investigations are necessary or if organizations can rely on an internal examination of events when an incident rooted in the workplace rocks an entire group of employees.
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John Mascarin Interviewed by Newstalk 1010 John Mascarin Jun 09, 2016 John Mascarin was interviewed by Newstalk 1010 with respect to Mayor Tory’s position that the Cit... John Mascarin was interviewed by Newstalk 1010 with respect to Mayor Tory’s position that the City of Toronto would pull the liquor licences of establishments which harbour people who use guns.
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Courtney Raphael Mentioned in yorkregion.com Article Courtney Raphael Jun 03, 2016 Courtney Raphael, as counsel for Richmond Hill Councillor Greg Beros, was mentioned in a yorkregi... Courtney Raphael, as counsel for Richmond Hill Councillor Greg Beros, was mentioned in a yorkregion.com article about a court hearing to determine the validity of a Joint Compliance Audit Committee decision.
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Saam Nainifard Writes About McGillivray Restaurant Ltd. v. Canada Saam Nainifard Jun 01, 2016 Saam Nainifard writes about McGillivray Restaurant Ltd. v. Canada and the ramifications of the Fe... Saam Nainifard writes about McGillivray Restaurant Ltd. v. Canada and the ramifications of the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision. The article entitled, Appeal Court Narrows De Facto Control Standard appears in the June 1 edition of The Bottom Line.
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John Mascarin Interviewed by Newstalk 1010 John Mascarin May 30, 2016 John Mascarin was interviewed by Newstalk 1010 regarding the acquisition of lands by the City of ... John Mascarin was interviewed by Newstalk 1010 regarding the acquisition of lands by the City of Toronto on behalf of the TTC for the construction of the Scarborough subway extension.  
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John Mascarin Appears on Live at Noon John Mascarin May 27, 2016 John Mascarin appeared on CP24's Live at Noon to discuss the City of Toronto's crackdown on ... John Mascarin appeared on CP24's Live at Noon to discuss the City of Toronto's crackdown on marijuana dispensaries and clinics.
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Nick Torchetti Honoured by the Canadian Italian Business and Professional Association of Toronto Nick Torchetti May 25, 2016 Congratulations to Nick Torchetti on being selected as the recipient of this year's CIBPA Profess... Congratulations to Nick Torchetti on being selected as the recipient of this year's CIBPA Professional Excellence Award. This award is presented to an individual who, through his or her career, has consistently demonstrated an outstanding contribution to their field of expertise in setting their ...
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John Mascarin's Report Featured in the St. Catharines Standard John Mascarin May 24, 2016 John Mascarin’s report on the conduct of two of the city’s councillors accused of bullying and in... John Mascarin’s report on the conduct of two of the city’s councillors accused of bullying and intimidating, is the focus of this article in the St. Catharines Standard.
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Hugh Segal Mentioned in The Toronto Star Hon. Hugh D. Segal May 20, 2016 Hugh Segal is mentioned in this Toronto Star article about the announcement made by the RCMP rega... Hugh Segal is mentioned in this Toronto Star article about the announcement made by the RCMP regarding Senator Pamela Wallin’s Senate expenses.
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John Mascarin Quoted in The Toronto Star John Mascarin May 19, 2016 John Mascarin was quoted in this Toronto Star article about Vaughan’s ethics commission... John Mascarin was quoted in this Toronto Star article about Vaughan’s ethics commissioner, Suzanne Craig, who must defend a legal challenge over her report on Vaughan’s deputy mayor.
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Saam Nainifard Writes Article for The Bottom Line Saam Nainifard May 15, 2016 Saam Nainifard writes about Inwest Investments Ltd. v. Canada (National Revenue) and the meaning ... Saam Nainifard writes about Inwest Investments Ltd. v. Canada (National Revenue) and the meaning of “misrepresentation” in the article “Top Court Clarifies Reassessment Rule” in The Bottom Line.
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