Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. National Magazine 2. Risk Management & Crisis Response 3. Alcohol & Advocacy 4. Robichaud’s Criminal Law Blog 5. Eloise Gratton

National Magazine
Canada should facilitate asylum for targeted LGBTI+ individuals in Tanzania

The headlines out of Tanzania tell the story of dangerous and deadly times for the country’s LGBTI+ community, as many gay men are in hiding from vigilante squads on a mission to find and arrest them. While the Tanzanian government says it does not support these measures, the CBA’s Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Community says it expects “the proposed plan has already further marginalized Tanzania’s LGBTI+ community by inciting hatred, discrimination and possibly violence.” …

Risk Management & Crisis Response
SEC charges token trading platform founder for operating unregistered securities exchange

A settlement recently announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) highlights the risk of personal liability for individuals who develop and operate digital asset businesses without complying with securities laws. In this…

Alcohol & Advocacy
Decision under appeal: Unfiltered Brewing Incorporated v. Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation

In January of this year the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia issued its decision in the matter of Unfiltered Brewing Inc. v. Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. That decision can be read in full here. You can also find a summary of that decision over at …

Robichaud’s Criminal Law Blog
Basic tips on business development and marketing for lawyers

Today, I will be speaking at the 4th Annual Recent Call Conference alongside Daniel Brown, and Anne-Marie McElroy on the topic of business development and marketing in law. The title of the panel is “Creating an ethical brand and presence”. Its intent is to answer questions and provide tips on best and ethical business practices for lawyers seeking to start, or optimize the business side of their practice. …

Eloise Gratton
Max Jarvie joins the BLG Privacy and Data Protection Group

BLG is very proud to welcome Max Jarvie in the Privacy and Data Protection Group. He will be advising and assisting clients on a wide range of issues, including privacy and anti-spam, distributed ledger technology (blockchain), information security, licensing and consumer protection matters. …


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