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Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On May 19, 2020, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General issued ministerial orders allowing for the electronic execution of wills (Order M161), and enduring powers of attorney and representation agreements (Order M162).
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The COVID-19 health emergency continues to cause the Ontario government to modernize legislation and to bring it into conformity with our technological world.
Miller Thomson LLP
While the COVID-19 pandemic is having an enormous impact on Canadian organizations, including those within the charitable and non-profit sector, they must continue to operate despite the "physical distancing" measures ...
Pallett Valo LLP
Options broaden during Ontario's emergency measures, for the signing of Wills and Powers of Attorney by audio-video conference.
EKB | Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP
As a result of social distancing measures necessary to fight the spread of COVID-19, individuals and companies are becoming increasingly reliant upon technology to carry out the day-to-day aspects of business.
Field LLP
The law on medical assistance in death is slowly evolving. This year, after a Quebec Superior Court found the current law unconstitutional, the federal government introduced new legislation:
McLennan Ross LLP
While the world seems to have been turned on its head these last few months as we all adjust to the "new normal" necessitated by the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, there have been some...
Minden Gross LLP
We are living in extraordinary times. Many of us are confined to our homes, while others go to work to perform and provide us with the essential services on which we all rely.
Minden Gross LLP
Upon death, an individual is—subject to certain exemptions—deemed to have disposed of his/her assets at fair market value.
Field LLP
As a surge of Canadians engage in estate planning in response to the coronavirus outbreak, an Ontario court will hear a case next week to determine
Field LLP
When many people think of signing a contract, the traditional picture is a meeting, a pen and paper, and handshakes at the end.
Minden Gross LLP
In the context of a global pandemic and a new world of social distancing, we find ourselves in an unprecedented time.
Clark Wilson LLP
While physical distancing rules are likely to remain in effect for the foreseeable future, businesses must continue forward in the context of what is now considered the new normal.
Gowling WLG
In an age of remote work with pressures to conduct all business electronically and improve efficiency, the use of electronic signatures ("e-signatures") has become increasingly essential.
Gowling WLG
The global pandemic has brought heightened awareness of the need for individuals to revisit and update their estate plans. In this one-hour webinar, our leading authorities will discuss a range of issues...
Minden Gross LLP
We are living in unprecedented times. The importance of a Will–during this COVID-19 pandemic or anytime for that matter-simply cannot be overstated.
Clark Wilson LLP
We have previously written about how the COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on global trade and the world's economies, and the potential significance of these market changes for trustees who...
Richards Buell Sutton LLP
When dealing with estate planning, many families spend a lot of time dealing with emotional assets that may not have significant monetary value, and financial assets with significant monetary value, but not so much emotional value.
Pallett Valo LLP
On April 7, 2020, the Ontario Government issued the Order in Council under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (the "Emergency Order").
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One of the burning issues is whether a statutory "best interests" standard should apply.
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