Martin Abadi
Martin Abadi

Counsel | Transportation, Maritime Law, Insurance and Tort Liability, Product Liability, Latin America, International Trade and Investment, Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Business and Corporate Commercial, Corporate Commercial Litigation and Arbitration, Cryptocurrency and Blockchain



Joshua Abaki
Joshua Abaki

Associate | Business and Corporate Commercial, Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment



Line Abecassis
Line Abecassis

Partner | Commercial Real Estate




Oil and Gas

Our Group provides support and counsel in every aspect of mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, project development and financings, and co-ownership and operational issues ​

Main Contact

David C. Whelan QC

Investment Management

With over 50 years’ experience, our Investment Management Group understands the business, regulatory and administrative issues that affect Canadian and international participants in the Canadian investment management industry. The breadth and depth of BLG’s Investment Management Group ensures that our clients get multi-dimensional legal services provided in a disciplined cost-effective manner.

Main Contact

John E. Hall 

News & Publications


Reminder: Record-Keeping Requirements for Ontario Corporations

December 10, 2018

On December 10, 2016, Ontario corporations became subject to new and onerous recordkeeping requirements.

Important GST/HST Developments from 2018

December 10, 2018

​Sales tax continues to be an important consideration in nearly all transactions and the Canada Revenue Agency continues to scrutinize those transactions with a view to extract more revenues for the government coffers.

Ontario Pauses Pay Transparency Act, 2018 and Proposes New Changes to Pension, Employment and Labour Laws

December 10, 2018

​On December 6, 2018, the Ontario legislature postponed the implementation of Pay Transparency Act, 2018 by passing Bill 57, Restoring Trust, Transparency and Accountability Act, 2018.


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