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Line Abecassis
Line Abecassis

Partner | Commercial Real Estate

Montréal

514.954.3125
LAbecassis@blg.com

Jeremy Ablaza
Jeremy Ablaza

Associate | Insurance and Tort Liability, Municipal Liability, Product Liability

Toronto

416.367.6304
JAblaza@blg.com

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Aboriginal Law

It begins with a strong, experienced team committed to delivering service excellence and results which exceed client expectations.

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Nadir André  | Scott Kerwin 

Electricity Markets

BLG’s Electricity Group is a top-ranked, multidisciplinary team that has the expertise to offer you advice and information on all legal and business issues, opportunities and developments facing the electricity sector

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Linda L. Bertoldi 

News & Publications

BLG’s Financial and Corporate Law Practices Recognized in IFLR1000 2018
October 17, 2017 - This year’s edition highlights 34 BLG lawyers across 7 practice areas

Delivery of a PIN Code is Not Proper Delivery of the Goods Under a Bill of Lading
October 11, 2017 - Glencore International AG v MSC Mediterranean Shipping Co SA [2017] EWCA Civ 365

Blogs

Alberta Court of Appeal Clarifies Scope of Privilege over Internal Investigations

October 17, 2017

In Alberta v. Suncor, the Court held that only those documents created for the dominant purpose of litigation in an internal investigation are privileged. Other documents collected in the course of the investigation may not be. The Supreme Court has grated leave to appeal the decision.

Court of Appeal for Ontario orders Security for Costs in Chevron action for recognition and enforcement of a foreign judgment

October 16, 2017

​In Yaiguaje v Chveron Corporation, the Court of Appeal for Ontario confirms that the conventional approach to security for costs applies where a foreign plaintiff is seeking to enforce a foreign judgment in Ontario.

Wrongful Dismissal Damages Awarded to an Employee with No Service

October 12, 2017

Most employers are aware of the general requirement to provide notice or pay in lieu of notice to an employee who is being terminated without just cause during the employment relationship. However, the B.C Supreme Court decision in Buchanan v Introjunction Ltd., 2017 BCSC 1002 ("Buchanan") highlights that this obligation may arise even before the employee has worked a single day for the employer.

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