Bennett Jones LLP

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4500 Bankers Hall East
855 2nd Street SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 4K7, Canada
Contact: Michael Hrytsak, Director, Marketing and Communications
Phone: 403.298.3100
Fax: 403.265.7219
Areas of Practice
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Class Action
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Family Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Health
  • Immigration Law
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Privacy
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Transportation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • Washington
Other Countries
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • China
  • Qatar
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Implication of Daishowa to Purchasers

Since the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. v. Canada, 2013 SCC 29 [Daishowa], clarity exists for how a vendor treats abandonment obligations on the sale of resource…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Environmental Law, Real Estate - Commercial, Taxation, Zoning, Planning & Land Use

Canada 2018 Cannabis Regulation: P.E.I. Releases New Details

The government of Prince Edward Island released details about its retail and distribution model for recreational cannabis on Tuesday. While the province had previously announced in December that recreational cannabis would be…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

Double Jeopardy Argument Fails in Ponzi Fraud

In R. v. Samji, 2017 BCCA 415 [Samji], the B.C. Court of Appeal decided that a $33-million administrative monetary penalty (AMP) assessed by the province’s Securities Commission against a person who had run a massive Ponzi…more
 /  Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, Securities Law

Craigslist’s “Virtual Presence” Enough for B.C. Court’s Jurisdiction

Is San Francisco-based Craigslist subject to a third-party production order in criminal proceedings in British Columbia, despite having only a “virtual” presence in the province? The province’s Court of Appeal said yes in a…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, International Law & Trade

New “Equal Pay for Equal Work” Provisions in Ontario Limit Ability to Vary Employees’ Pay Based on Employment Status

On November 28, 2017, Ontario’s Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017, received Royal Assent. While some major changes have already come into effect, others are just around the corner…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Canada 2018 Cannabis Regulation - Provincial Update

As the July 2018 date of legalization approaches, Canadian provinces continue to announce their plans for the regulation, distribution and sale of recreational cannabis. These announcements are a response to the federal…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts

Eurasia Group’s Top Risks 2018: Impacts for Canadian Business

The Eurasia Group has released its annual forecast of the political risks that are most likely to play out over the course of 2018. As a Senior Advisor with Eurasia Group, I’m pleased to share the risks that have the greatest…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics, International Law & Trade

Certification Denied in the Latest Misclassification Overtime Class Action

In the latest instalment in a growing wave of employment class actions, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied certification of a claim for unpaid overtime wages due to fatal flaws in the plaintiff’s certification…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Labor & Employment Law

AER Announces Increased Scrutiny and New Requirements for Licensees

On December 6, 2017, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) announced the release of a new edition of Directive 067: Eligibility Requirements for Acquiring and Holding Energy Licences and Approvals (the updated Directive 067). The…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Australian Securities Exchange Selects Distributed Ledger Technology to Replace CHESS

Amidst the frenzy surrounding the rapid appreciation of cryptocurrency values it is easy to forget that the technology underlying crypto—blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) —may ultimately be the real story. The…more
 /  Business Organizations, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Navigating the Way Forward at GVBOT Energy Forum

Across British Columbia and around the world, a new relationship is developing between the low-carbon economy, carbon-based fuel, and communities. Governments in British Columbia and Canada have responded with legislation…more
 /  Energy & Utilities, Environmental Law

Electrical Infrastructure Standards Updated to Meet Cybersecurity Threat

A quote famously attributed to then FBI Director, Robert Mueller, in March 2012 advised that: “There are only two types of companies: those that have been hacked, and those that will be.”…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Court Refuses to Certify Canadian Price-Fixing Case

For many years, it was next to impossible to certify a price-fixing class action in Canada. Today, certification is so common that refusals to certify are the rare exception. Ewart v Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, 2017 BCSC 2357…more
 /  Antitrust & Trade Regulation, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

Investigating Sexual Assault in the Workplace—A Cautionary Tale

Sexual harassment in the workplace continues to be a top legal risk for employers, especially in the context of the #metoo movement. Employers have a duty to investigate and promptly deal with allegations of harassment in the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

What Canadian Companies Need to Know About Effective Compliance with Canadian, U.S. and Global Anti-Corruption Laws

Issue-Spotting and Compliance Best Practices - An understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) provides a framework to consider how, when and why these laws…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade
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