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Recent Taxpayer GAAR Victories

  • January 21, 2019
  • Gloria Wang

The author discusses two recent Tax Court of Canada cases considering the application of the general anti-avoidance rule, from which the taxpayers emerged victorious for various reasons.

Student Forum, Taxation Law

All Eyes on Consequences of Facial Recognition Technology

  • January 21, 2019
  • Mark Hayes and Adam Jacobs, ,

While facial recognition technology is increasingly prevalent in our day-to-day lives, the authors highlight concerns regarding compliance with applicable privacy laws.

Privacy Law, Student Forum

Allocating Risk and Preparing For a Data Breach

  • January 21, 2019
  • Shan Alavi

All organizations, large or small, are prone to privacy breaches, the cost of which can cripple an organization that is not prepared to handle such threats. No organization is immune, but every organization can mitigate the risks.

Privacy Law, Student Forum

#KidsToo

  • January 17, 2019
  • Rebecca Bromwich

Considering Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, youth justice, and the rights of the child.

Child and Youth Law, Student Forum

These Feet Were Meant for Voting: The Mature Minor in Health Law and Family Law

  • January 16, 2019
  • Shmuel Stern

One of the most frequent questions a family lawyer is asked is “at what age can my child choose to live with me?” Shmuel Stern explores what it means to be a “mature minor” in health law, and as a family lawyer, compares how health law and family law treat older children’s views and preferences.

Child and Youth Law, Student Forum

Blaney's Appeals: Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries (January 7 - 11, 2019)

  • January 16, 2019
  • John Polyzogopoulos

There were only three substantive civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal this week. In TD General Insurance Company v Intact Insurance Company, the Court examined two insurance policies that had overlapping coverage. In Healthy Lifestyle Medical Group Inc. v. Chand Morningside Plaza Inc., the Court set aside summary judgment on a guarantee.

Civil Litigation, Student Forum

Corporate List of Real Estate Holdings - The Grace Period is Up!

  • January 15, 2019
  • Don Perry, Perry Law

The two-year grace period to create an up-to-date register of real property ownership interests is up. As you set your ambitions high to start off 2019 on a great note, this serves as a quick reminder to call your commercial real estate lawyer and confirm that your real property ownership register is up to date.

Real Property Law, Student Forum

When Does a Taxpayer Realize a Tax Benefit for Purposes of the General Anti-Avoidance Rule?

  • January 13, 2019
  • Chris Sheridan

One of the more interesting tax developments of 2018 was surely the jurisprudence considering whether a taxpayer has realized a tax benefit, one of three requirements for the application of the general anti-avoidance rule. The existence of a tax benefit had only infrequently been disputed by taxpayers, until several of taxpayers disputed it in 2018.

Student Forum, Taxation Law