Martin Abadi
Martin Abadi

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



Line Abecassis
Line Abecassis

Partner | Commercial Real Estate



Jeremy Ablaza
Jeremy Ablaza

Senior Associate | Insurance and Tort Liability, Municipal Liability, Product Liability, Autonomous Vehicles





With leading derivatives lawyers qualified in Canada and the United States, the BLG Derivatives Group is among the largest and most experienced of its kind in North America

Indigenous 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 

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 ​

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David C. Whelan QC

News & Publications

Federal Financial Institutions Legislative and Regulatory Reporter — May and June 2018
July 20, 2018 - The Reporter provides a monthly summary of Canadian federal legislative and regulatory developments of relevance to federally regulated financial institutions.

Proposed TSX Amendments to the SPAC Regime
July 16, 2018 - The proposed amendments are intended to codify certain standard exemptive relief granted in connection with SPACs and to address challenges with the SPAC regime.


Another CASL Enforcement Action - $250,000 in Penalties for Aiding the Distribution of Malvertising

July 16, 2018

​On July 11, 2018, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission issued notices of violation under Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (commonly known as "CASL") against two online advertising businesses for allegedly aiding the installation of malicious computer programs through the distribution of online advertising.

Plaintiffs Permitted to Add Defendants to Foreign Exchange Class Action Based on Information Obtained from Settling Defendants

July 10, 2018

​Late last month, the Court of Appeal of Ontario released its decision in Mancinelli v Royal Bank of Canada.1

CSA Releases its review of the MFDA

July 9, 2018

​The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada passed the Canadian Securities' Administrators' annual review.


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