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Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino is a news writer covering the Canadian legal scene. She writes for Canadian Lawyer and Law Times. She is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law.

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COVID-19 and the courts: May 25 update

COVID-19 and the courts: May 25 update

Today’s update for courthouses across Canada

Proposed bill permits the suspension or extension of certain litigation and regulatory deadlines

Proposed bill permits the suspension or extension of certain litigation and regulatory deadlines

If approved, Canadians may not need to choose between protecting their health and meeting deadlines

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: May 22 update

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: May 22 update

This week’s roundup of resources shared by law firms addressing the COVID-19 crisis

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions and departures: May 20 update

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions and departures: May 20 update

McCarthy Tétrault has launched a division to support emerging businesses

CBA president provides update on COVID-19 response efforts

CBA president provides update on COVID-19 response efforts

CBA’s COVID-19 task force held its first meeting with all 19 members present

Ernst & Young shares tips for directors and business leaders amid COVID-19

Ernst & Young shares tips for directors and business leaders amid COVID-19

Companies must be predictive and proactive in their decision making, suggests Ernst & Young

Privacy commissioners urge respect for privacy rights in using contact-tracing apps

Privacy commissioners urge respect for privacy rights in using contact-tracing apps

Governments called on to implement transparent, proportional and time-limited measures amid COVID-19

Canadian Olympic Committee and Fasken agree to five-year legal services partnership

Canadian Olympic Committee and Fasken agree to five-year legal services partnership

Fasken is extending consultations to national sport organizations and to Olympic athletes

Survey finds COVID-19 has significantly shrunk demand for legal services

Survey finds COVID-19 has significantly shrunk demand for legal services

77 per cent of respondents have experienced significant impact to day-to-day operations

B.C. court lays down longest ever sentence from a BCSC criminal investigation

B.C. court lays down longest ever sentence from a BCSC criminal investigation

The court convicted a Parksville man of two counts of criminal fraud over $5,000