Communications

At Gardiner Roberts we believe timely information is a key to success. We make every effort to keep clients abreast of all issues that relate to pertinent business sectors or specific areas of law. Take a look at our News and Recent Transactions below for more information.

Gardiner Roberts LLP is a Commercial Member of the Ontario Retirement Communities Association (ORCA).

06/16/2015

As a leading provider of legal services for retirement home operators,  Gardiner Roberts LLP is a Commercial Member of ORCA, which is a voluntary, non-profit association that represents retirement home operators in Ontario.

We have a long-standing relationship with ORCA and are proud sponsors of its Collaborative Retirement Econometrics (CORE) initiative, which has created an extensive database of information on retirement home operation, sales and marketing metrics.

Gardiner Roberts LLP provides advice and representation on a full range of issues in the retirement home sector, including acquisitions and sales, construction and development, financing, regulatory compliance, risk management and privacy issues.

Our key contact persons in this industry sector are John Atchison (corporate/real estate), Zev Zlotnick (corporate/real estate) and Lad Kucis (regulatory compliance/privacy).

For more information about ORCA, please visit their website.


Lad Kucis is Member of OBA Health Law Section Executive

06/16/2015

Lad Kucis will be a member of the Ontario Bar Association Health Law Section Executive for 2015-16.

For more information about the section, please refer to its website.


Arlene O'Neill co-chaired the OBA program on The Art and Science of Minute Taking

06/09/2015

Arlene O'Neill co-chaired the OBA program on The Art and Science of Minute Taking.

For more information, click here.


Lad Kucis participates in a roundtable discussion regarding potential changes to the sexual abuse provisions in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.

05/12/2015

Lad Kucis was selected to participate in a roundtable discussion regarding potential changes to the sexual abuse provisions in the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, which took place on May 12, 2015. The roundtable was part of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care “Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Patients”.

A news release about the “Task Force on the Prevention of Sexual Abuse of Patients” can be found at the following link.

To view Lad's profile, please click here.


Valois Ambrosino and Aly Virani Present on “Oral Advocacy at a Motion/Hearing”

05/11/2015

On April 28, 2015, Valois Ambrosino and Aly Virani presented at Twenty Toronto Street on “Oral Advocacy at a Motion/Hearing”.

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Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted Its Quarterly Toolbox Seminar on May 6, 2015 at Twenty Toronto Street

05/06/2015

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its quarterly Toolbox Seminar on May 6, 2015 at Twenty Toronto Street. Speakers included Lorne Saltman, Joshua Harnett and Glenn Bowman.

Presentation Topics:

  • Selected Highlights from the Federal Budget, April 21, 2015 - Presented by Lorne Saltman
  • Capital Gains Exemption: Update on Purification Strategies - Presented by Joshua Harnett
  • Options in Maximizing Business Owner Liquidity - Presented by Glenn Bowman

To view the presentations, please click here.

To view a recording of the webinar, please click here.


William Bernstein presents at RBC Wealth Management Services Conference

04/01/2015

William Bernstein presented at the RBC Wealth Management Services Conference today on “Planning For Trusts Faced With The 21-Year Deemed Disposition Rule”.

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Gavin Tighe and Stephen Thiele Present on Record Retention, eDiscovery and the Emerging Law

04/01/2015

Gavin Tighe and Stephen Thiele presented a webinar with Constance Crosby of Cisco Canada on Record Retention, eDiscovery and the Emerging Law on April 1, 2015.

To view the materials, please click here.


“Your First Civil Trial” seminar hosted by the OBA last Friday, March 6th

03/13/2015

On March 6, 2015, Anna Husa presented at the Your First Civil Trial seminar hosted by the Ontario Bar Association. The seminar is aimed at assisting junior counsel to effectively prepare for and conduct their first trial. Anna’s presentation focused on opening and closing submissions.


Gardiner Roberts LLP Hosted Its Quarterly Toolbox Seminar on March 11, 2015 at Twenty Toronto Street

03/12/2015

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its quarterly Toolbox Seminar on March 11, 2015 at Twenty Toronto Street. Speakers included Lindsay Histrop, Robert Picard and Mark Halpern.

Presentation Topics:

  • New Estate Administration Tax Act Regulations and Update on Morassut v. Jaczynski Appeal - Presented by Lindsay Histrop
  • Sale or Transfer of a Family Business to Next Generation or Arm’s Length Purchaser - Presented by Robert Picard
  • Creative Use of Life Insurance in Family Business Buyouts - Presented by Mark Halpern


To view the presentations, please click here.



To view a recording of the webinar, please click here.


Arlene O’Neill Led Business Law Program for Ryerson LPP

12/15/2014

Arlene O’Neill recently led the Business Law Program for Ryerson LPP with assistance from Alexander Eisenberg and Queenie Lo. Gardiner Roberts was the sole firm that wrote the course for this program, which was created by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC).

To learn more about the program, please click here.

  • To view Arlene O’Neill’s profile, please click here.
  • To view Alexander Eisenberg’s profile, please click here.
  • To view Queenie Lo’s profile, please click here.


Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its quarterly Toolbox Seminar on December 2, 2014 at Twenty Toronto Street

12/02/2014

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its quarterly Toolbox Seminar on December 2, 2014 at Twenty Toronto Street. Speakers will included Lorne Saltman, Lindsay Histrop, Lee Stratton and Tim Duncan.

Presentation Topics:

  • Surviving the “Gauntlet of Presumption”: A Review of Recent Cases on Joint Property” – Presented by Tim Duncan
  • Professional Collaboration for the Benefit of the Client – Presented by Lindsay Histrop, , Lorne Saltman and Lee Stratton
  • Planning for Trusts Faced with the 21-Year Deemed Disposition Rule – Presented by William Bernstein

To view the presentation materials, please click here.


Arlene O'Neill and Diana Mansour present at the Canadian Innovation Exchange (CIX) on November 18, 2014

11/18/2014

Arlene O'Neill and Diana Mansour presented a program entitled, "Legal Strategies for Building Corporate Value and Protecting Innovation".

To view the program, please click here.

To view Arlene O'Neill's profile, please click here.

To view Diana Mansour's profile, please click here.


Lad Kucis to present at Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries

09/29/2014

Lad Kucis will be providing a lecture on health professional regulation at the Toronto College of Dental Hygiene and Auxiliaries, on November 11, 2014.

To view Lad's profile, please click here.


Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its quarterly Toolbox Seminar on September 16,2014 at Twenty Toronto Street

09/17/2014

Gardiner Roberts LLP hosted its quarterly Toolbox Seminar on September 16, 2014 at Twenty Toronto Street. Speakers included Lorne Saltman, Lindsay Histrop, Joshua Harnett and Glenn Davis.

Presentation Topics:

  • Recent Cases on Conflicts in Families – Presented by Joshua Harnett
  • Probate Tax Planning and Related Issues – Presented by Lindsay Histrop
  • Use of Insurance in Shareholders’ Agreements – Presented by Lorne Saltman
  • New Developments in Insurance Products and Uses – Presented by Glenn Davis of Glenn M. Davis Insurance and Estate Consulting

To view the presentations, please click here.

To download the webinar, please click here.


C56537 - CITATION: Foulidis v. Ford, 2014 ONCA 530 (Judgment Release)

07/08/2014

A link to the Judgment Release can be found here.

To view Gavin Tighe’s practice profile, please click here.

To view Stephen Thiele's practice profile, please click here.


C56528 - Foulidis v. Baker, 2014 ONCA 529 – (Judgment Release)

07/08/2014

A link to the Judgment Release can be found here.

To view Gavin Tighe’s practice profile, please click here.

To view Stephen Thiele's practice profile, please click here.


Lad Kucis quoted in Canadian Lawyer

07/07/2014

Lad Kucis was quoted in Canadian Lawyer regarding the unauthorized disclosures of personal health information at Rouge Valley Centenary Hospital.

A link to the article, “Hospital Class Action Informed by Intrusion Upon Seclusion Case”, can be found here.

To view Lad’s practice profile, please click here.

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