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Women in Tax: Q&A with Zahra Nurmohamed, Tax Counsel and Senior Director of Professional Development at KPMG Law LLP

  • June 05, 2021
  • Zahra Nurmohamed

Zahra Nurmohamed is an award-winning tax practitioner and former partner in the Toronto office of KPMG Law LLP with over 20 years of experience in Canadian corporate tax matters. She currently serves as Tax Counsel and Senior Director of Professional Development at KPMG Law LLP where she leads the strategic direction and implementation of KPMG Law’s student and associate programs.

Student Forum, Taxation Law

Evictions During the Pandemic in Toronto

  • June 01, 2021
  • Nancy Bediako

Despite evictions moratoria and the earlier suspension of LTB proceedings, observers have noted a sharp rise of homelessness and the proliferation of encampments in parks since the pandemic began. This article outlines some of the changes and issues that Bill 184 has had on the eviction process at the LTB, and in particular, the effect it has had on racialized and marginalized communities in the City of Toronto.

Constitutional, Civil Liberties and Human Rights Law, Student Forum

A Pre-Summer Education Law Round-up

  • May 27, 2021
  • Jean-Frédéric Hübsch

Here’s a quick look at news and resources related to education law that made headlines in the past few months.

Education Law, Student Forum

Corporations Information Act (Ontario): Corporate Annual Return Filing Changes

  • May 27, 2021
  • Kimberley A. Cunnington-Taylor, B. Soc. Sc., LL.B.

On May 6, 2021, the Ontario government enacted Ontario Regulation 335/21 , amending Regulation 182 of R.R.O. 1990 (the general regulations of the Corporations Information Act (Ontario). This article provides a summary of the impacts of the amending regulation on Ontario corporations, foreign business corporations and Ontario charities with respect to the filing of corporate annual returns.

Business Law, Student Forum

Carillion, the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and Construction Lien Act Trusts: Confusion (again) regarding certainty of subject matter and commingling of funds

  • May 26, 2021
  • R. Bruce Reynolds, Kathryn E. Kirkpatrick, Nicholas Reynolds

The Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings involving Carillion Canada and related entities have been an ongoing area of interest for the construction industry since proceedings began in early 2018. Recently, Ernst & Young, (in its capacity as Monitor of Carillion Canada in the CCAA proceeding), brought a motion seeking a declaration that certain funds received in relation to various construction projects were deemed statutory trust funds pursuant to the Construction Lien Act.

Construction and Infrastructure Law, Student Forum