Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents
Calgary, Alberta OfficeView all offices
Centennial Place, East Tower, 1900, 520 - 3rd Avenue S.W.
(Calgary Jud. Dist.)
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|Education Law||Employment Benefits Law|
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|Insurance Law||Intellectual Property Law|
|International Business Law||Labor and Employment Law|
|Mergers and Acquisitions||Municipal and Zoning Law|
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About this office:
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a pre-eminent full-service, Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best possible results for all our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in six offices, BLG provides corporate, litigation and intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. And as a bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada.
Understanding your businesses and how legal changes affect you today and tomorrow is BLG's business. Like you, BLG believes that nothing less than achieving results through excellence will do. This commitment to service has resulted in the frequent recognition of many of our legal professionals at home and abroad.
In addition, BLG provides insight and clarity to regional, national and multinational corporations across a variety of business sectors. BLG is also proud to represent public institutions such as universities, governments and governmental agencies, and healthcare facilities, as well as private business, trade and charitable groups. The Firm also takes great pride in the communities in which its professionals and staff live and work. BLG supports a variety of activities by providing pro bono legal services, fundraising and volunteer programs, such as the BLG Reads to Kids Program.
For further information, visit blg.com.
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Statement of Practice Summary:
Appellate Practice; Class Actions; Construction Law; Education Law; Employee Benefits; Electricity Law; Entertainment Law; Environmental Law; Climate Change; Fidelity and Surety; Finance; Franchises and Franchising; Fraud; Government Relations; Health Care; Business Immigration; Insolvency; Insurance; Intellectual Property; Intellectual Property Litigation; International Trade; Capital Markets; Derivatives; Investment Management; Labor (Labour) and Employment; Commercial Leasing; Municipal Law; Products Liability; Commercial Real Estate; Regulatory Law; Securities; Taxation; Tort Liability; Transportation; Biotechnology; Forestry Law; Hotel and Resort Law; Hospitality Law; Information Technology; Lender Law; Japan Trade; Maritime Law; Marketing Law; Pensions; Pacific Rim Trade; Public Law; Sponsorship Law; Structured Finance; Aboriginal Law; Advertising Law; Aviation Law; Banking Litigation; China Trade; Commercial Real Estate Finance; Commercial Litigation; Construction and Engineering; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance; Corporate Governance; Corporate Taxation; Directors and Officers Liability; Estates; Expropriation Law; Family Law; Financial Institution Regulation; Financial Restructuring; Franchise Distribution; Hospital Law; Information and Privacy; Mergers and Acquisitions; Mining Law; Municipal Liability; Nonprofit and Charitable Organizations; Oil and Gas Law; Police Liability; Public-Private Partnerships; Securities Litigation; Unfair Competition; Wealth Planning.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
Walton v Alberta (Securities Commission)
John Blair,Andrew Pozzobon, September 8, 2014
On August 29, 2014, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Walton v Alberta(Securities Commission), 2014 ABCA 723 (“Walton”). The decision is significant as it is extremely rare for an appellate court to overturn a decision of a securities commission, since the latter are...
Alberta Insider Trading Cases
John Blair, August 27, 2014
The July 8 2014 acquittal of Rengam Rajaratnam in New York District Court ended a long streak of insider trading convictions in that jurisdiction. In Canada, such cases tend not to be brought in courts where the standard of proof is reasonable doubt, but before Securities Commission tribunals where...
Alberta Environmental Monitoring Agency is Operational
Matti Lemmens,Michael G. Massicotte,Neil McCrank, May 23, 2014
On April 28, 2014, the Protecting Alberta’s Environment Act was proclaimed to be in force. As a result, the new Alberta Environmental Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Agency, or AEMERA, is now operational.
Clients come from around the world and include a wide range of commercial enterprises from major multinationals to emerging leaders. As well, BLG acts for public sector clients including governments from the municipal to national level.
Languages: Besides an overall bilingual English-French capacity, BLG offers services in Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish and Italian, among others.