Holding Taxpayers at Ransom

James Steele’s article on the latest target of data bank robbers – Canadian municipalities – appears in the August 2019 issue of Canadian Underwriter.  James speaks anecdotally of Canadian municipalities who have been hijacked by cyber criminals and advises municipal councils to carefully select the cyber policy that will best protect their taxpayers.

The article can be read here.

Kusch and Clavelle Contribute to CBA BarNotes

The most recent issue of the Canadian Bar Associations’s BarNotes contains articles by two RS lawyers.

Travis Kusch’s article “Closely Held Corporations: Avoiding the Messy Break-up”  offers practical advice to families who enter into business together.

Curtis Clavelle contributed “When Can an Employee Sue an Employer?”.  In the article he gives guidance on the scope and effect of c. 43 of The Workers’ Compensation Act.

BarNotes is published three times a year and is provided to members of CBA Saskatchewan.

 

 

Andrew Gaucher Appointed to City Appeals Boards

Andrew Gaucher has been appointed by Saskatoon City Council to a two year term on the City Mortgage Appeals Board. Appointees of this Board also serve as members of the Access Transit Appeals Board.

The City Mortgage Appeals Board hears and makes final decisions on all requests for forgiveness of City Mortgage that may arise out of the City’s Lot allocation Policy.  The Access Transit Appeals Board provides an appeal process for those who are denied access to Access Transit.

Congratulations on the appointment Andrew.

 

 

Sean Sinclair on Right to Know Panel

The Public Service Information Community Connection (PSICC) is presenting 2019 Saskatchewan Connections Conference : Access, Privacy, Security, IM, & Health Information September 26 and 27 in Saskatoon.

At the conference, the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan is hosting a panel discussion “Right to Know : The Openness of Our Systems”.  Included on the panel is RS Media Law specialist Sean Sinclair.

This free event is open to the public and will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn on September 27, and 27th, 2019.

 

 

 

 

Robertson Stromberg Well-Represented as Best Lawyers

Best Lawyers™ recognizes extraordinary lawyers in private practice through an exhaustive peer-review process. Today, Best Lawyers™, published the 14th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada and we are pleased to announce that twelve lawyers from the firm have been honoured by their peers with the designation of Best Lawyer.

Lawyers named to The Best Lawyers in Canada publication were recognized for their professional excellence in their practice areas. In addition, elite individuals are recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” recipients. “Lawyer of the Year” honorees receive this award based on their extremely high overall feedback within specific practice areas and regions. We are particularly pleased to announce that Melvin Gerspacher Q.C. has been recognized as Lawyer of the Year in Tax Law.

Congratulations to the following RS Best Lawyers:

Misty Alexandre in Construction Law

M. Kim Anderson Q.C. in Banking and Finance Law as well as Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law

Chris Donald Q.C. in Corporate Law

Melvin Gerspacher Q.C. in Tax Law.

Al Haubrich Q.C. in Trusts and Estates

Tiffany Paulsen Q.C. in Family Law

Jennifer Pereira Q.C. in Insurance Law

Les Prosser Q.C. in Corporate Law, Mining Law as well as Natural Resources Law

Reynold Robertson, Q.C. in Education Law

Scott Waters in Banking and Finance Law as well as Corporate Governance Law

Gary Young Q.C. in Corporation and Commercial Litigation as well as Insurance Law

Ken Ziegler Q.C. in Immigration Law

 

 

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