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. Legal Feeds 2. Eva Chan 3. Canadian Appeals Monitor 4. Canadian Securities Law 5. Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog

Legal Feeds
Entertainment lawyer combines love of music with love of law

Most of us inevitably come to a point where we must choose a path at a fork in the road. For Matthew Gorman, he was presented with drumsticks, guitars, and the piano on one side, and lawbooks, court motions and robes on the other. Luckily, the Halifax-based entertainment lawyer at Cox and Palmer didn’t have to make that tough decision – he’s combined his passion for music with his love for the law. …

Eva Chan
How to Use Twitter Spaces for Lawyers

Twitter Spaces started to launch publicly a few weeks ago. I was excited when I received “The mic is yours” message in my account. I was even more excited when I saw health and fertility lawyer Lisa Feldstein tweeting that she’s been vegan for 14 years and was inviting anyone to ask/DM questions about reducing meat, dairy, or eggs in their life. This was a chance for me to meet someone I follow on Twitter and to expand my vegetarian/vegan diet. …

Canadian Appeals Monitor
Timely Topics – August 2022 Edition

Timely Topics with McCarthy Tétrault curates the latest market trends on a monthly basis to help you stay informed of developments that can affect your business. This content is current as of August 8, but please connect with us if you have any questions on any of the topics below. This newsletter is designed to provide general information only. This newsletter does not provide legal advice on specific issues. You are encouraged to consult with legal counsel should you require assistance in addressing a particular issue or concern. …

Canadian Securities Law
ASC and FCAA Amend Self-Certified Investor Prospectus Exemption

The new self-certified prospectus exemption adopted in Alberta and Saskatchewan has been amended in an effort to address inefficiencies and shortfalls and to better facilitate the capital raising efforts of businesses in these jurisdictions. As previously discussed, on March 31, 2021 the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) and the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAA) adopted a self-certified prospectus exemption (the Exemption) on a three year trial basis. …

Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog
New Mexico Joins Jurisdictions With Legalized Bare Knuckle Boxing

Adding to this site’s efforts to track the growing legality of Bare Knuckle Boxing, New Mexico has recently approved the sport. Title 15, Chapter 6, Part 19 came into force last year and sets out the framework for legal BKB in the land of enchantment. The full rules read as follows: …


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