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Winter 2015

Welcome to @TDSLaw, the quarterly TDS e-newsletter. We hope you value our articles which cover a range of topics as well as the information on our upcoming seminars and events. Your ideas and feedback on our e-newsletter are appreciated, please refer to the feedback link at the bottom of this e-newsletter.

2016 Lex Mundi Emerging Africa Conference - March 3 - March 4

Africa’s impressive economic growth has resulted in an accelerating pace of competition for assets among ever more sophisticated and demanding market participants. Success over the long run depends on a sound legal strategy, one that is rooted in a thorough understanding of rapidly changing political, regulatory and competitive dynamics. The 2016 Lex Mundi Emerging Africa Conference in Cape Town, South Africa, will explore these challenges and address the concerns of senior corporate counsel and business decision makers.

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Centrallia 2016 - May 25 - May 27

TDS is sponsoring Centrallia. Centrallia is a Global business-to-business forum designed for businesses seeking new opportunities. The focus of Centrallia is on business development locally, nationally and internationally. 

Centrallia is ideal for businesses looking for opportunities in the following industries:

Transportation and Logistics
Information and Communications Technologies
Environmental Industries
Energy, Resources, and Mining
Innovation and R&D

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Government & Regulatory 

Agri-Food Sector Changes Are Coming: Get Ready For The Safe Food For Canadians Act

By Paul Brett and Miranda D. Grayson – Published September 2015
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Walking the Line

Navigating Issues of Fraudulent Omission and Material Misrepresentation

By Andrew Sain - Published August 2015
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Labour & Employment  

When do Workplace Break-ups Spell Trouble for Employers?

By Vivian E. Rachlis - Published November 2015
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Planning for the Costs of Expropriation

By John Stefaniuk – Published October 2015
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Natural Resources & Energy  

Chevron Canada Tattooed in US $9.51 Billion Environmental Damages Action: No Piercings Yet

By John Stefaniuk – Published September 2015
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Trusts, Estates and Fiduciary Obligations  

5 Reasons you Should Open an Estate Account, Even if you Don't Have to: The Hidden Dangers of Cutting Corners

By Lucy Kinnear – Published October 2015
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Global Reach  

Lex Mundi in Africa: Key Market Developments 

Developed by Lex Mundi
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Brief Survey:

1. What markets outside of your home jurisdiction are you most interested in?
2. In these markets, which specific areas of the law are you most interested in learning about?

TDS Holiday Closures

Jeff Hirsch of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP Elected as President of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.

Allan Fineblit Q.C. of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP was Awarded the Richard J. Scott Award.

Board of Director Appointments - October 2015


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