Dean Blachford Carried Out a Presentation on Tax Issues at Royal LePage’s Conference in Halifax

Last September, Dean Blachford, head of HazloLaw’s tax dispute resolution and litigation practice, was sent by Royal LePage to their national conference in Halifax to present to their real estate agents on common and significant tax issues that arise from real estate transactions. Dean enjoyed the opportunity to interact with the agents, who were very engaged in the presentation. Royal LePage connects professionals across Canada by organizing education sessions and networking events.

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HazloLaw Advised Linde AG on a Contract Involving Canada’s First Integrated Propane Dehydrogenation and Polypropylene Complex

Martin Aquilina, head of HazloLaw’s international law department recently advised Linde AG, Engineering Division on an engineering and procurement contract involving the build of Canada’s first integrated propane dehydrogenation and polypropylene complex. The design contract was awarded to Linde AG in 2017. This investment will represent the largest organic growth project in the history of Inter Pipeline Ltd., a major petroleum transportation, storage and natural gas liquids processing business based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada

HazloLaw Represented Artist Dominic Sokolowski in Copyright Claim

HazloLaw represented artist Dominic Sokolowski in a copyright claim involving the breach of his moral rights. Mr. Sokolowski’s work appeared prominently in a major production viewable through the Netflix movie platform as well as in cinemas in many countries. The artist had not granted his permission to the production company and was not given any credit, which is a breach of his moral right of paternity.  Martin Aquilina, whose areas of practice include international art law, together with other members of the HazloLaw team, secured for the artist a significant settlement, which includes a license for the use of his artwork in an augmented reality game based on the movie.

Dean Blachford quoted in the Bloomberg Law Bureau of National Affairs’ article, “CBS Backed on $18.6 Million Loss Write-Off in Canada Court”

HazloLaw’s Tax Litigation Lawyer, Dean Blachford was recently quoted by Bloomberg BNA in an article about the Tax Court of Canada’s decision in CBS Canada Holdings Co. v. R. As explained by Mr. Blachford in the article, the decision has implications on judicial efficiency and access to justice.

If you would like to read the publication and find out more, you can do so here.

HazloLaw’s, Martin Aquilina furthers expertise by participating in study session at the prestigious Academy of International Law in The Hague

OTTAWA, Ontario – August 24, 2018 – Martin Aquilina, who holds a Master’s degree in Private International Law from the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands,  has returned from a three-week study session at the prestigious Academy of International Law in The Hague. The Academy was created in 1925 following a bequest from the Carnegie Foundation.  Every year since then, the Academy has invited leading academics to lecture on evolving developments within the field of international law.

By participating in the study session, Martin has acquired further tools to structure his thinking in the area of private international law, an area in which few practicing lawyers have expertise. As an international lawyer, Martin plays the role of a facilitator for foreign companies to settle, operate and manage disputes in the Canadian legal system and for Canadian companies to do the same abroad.  He also acts as special counsel, assisting lawyers from other firms in matters where private international law comes into play.

HazloLaw proud to sponsor documentary “Collared”

OTTAWA, Ontario – July 31, 2018 – HazloLaw – Business Lawyers is proud to be a sponsor of “Collared”, an incredible documentary on insider trading which will be presented at the worldwide premiere in Toronto on September 20th, 2018.

This documentary will also satisfy CPE/CPD initiative for lawyers, accountants, and investment or business professionals. Friends of HazloLaw – Business Lawyers will get a 15% discount on tickets by using a special promotion code released at a later date. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn to receive the latest updates.

To see the trailer for Collared, please click here.

Hugues Boisvert selected as one of 3 Best Business Lawyers in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Ontario – July 25, 2018 – HazloLaw Founder and CEO Hugues Boisvert has been chosen as one of 3 Best Business Lawyers in Ottawa, Ontario.

Three Best Rated® handpick the top 3 local businesses through a 50-point inspection system that includes inspecting business’ reputation, reviews, history, complaints, ratings, nearness, satisfaction, trust, cost, and general excellence.

Congratulations, Hugues!