Global Professional LLM Class of 2017 graduates

Thursday, November 9, 2017

They have backgrounds from across the spectrum—law, technology, finance, risk management, energy, education and more—and were interested in expanding their knowledge, skills and networks. Forty-seven professionals from the Class of 2017, have now graduated with their Global Professional LLM degrees.  After 12-months of weekends and nights, after putting in full days of work and balancing family life, Satyma Mongia, an eligibility adjudicator at the WSIB, and an internationally trained lawyer, says she knows exactly how she feels:

Pension Fund Investments and Governance Roundtable

Program on Ethics in Law and Business


NOVEMBER 3, 2017
University of Toronto Faculty of Law
Jackman Law Building, Room J125

Profs. Anita Anand and Andrew Green, and JD student Matthew Alexander, write "Are no-contest settlements in the public interest?"

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

In a commentary in the Globe and Mail, Professors Anita Anand and Andrew Green, and JD student Matthew Alexander, express concern about the Ontario Securities Commission’s recent no-contest settlements and explain why they could be a cause for concern ("Are no-contest settlements in the public interest?", July 19, 2017).

Read the full commentary on the Globe and Mail website, or below.

"Boilerplate" scholar Professor Radin joins Faculty of Law

Friday, August 4, 2017
professor peggy radin

Contract and property law professor is an expert on 'boilerplate' contracts forced onto online consumers

By Andrew Stobo Sniderman, JD 2014

Google v. Equustek: Unnecessarily Hard Cases Make Unnecessarily Bad Law

Google "G" LogoWhen lawyers say that hard cases make bad law, they usually mean that extreme or unusual circumstances provide poor basis for making legal rule that would have to be applicable to a wider range of more common cases. Sometimes the phrase describes cases that involve a party whose hardship draws sympathy even if its legal case is weak. But sometime hard cases can make good law, when they present smart judges with difficult dilemmas and force them to think hard and deep on their ruling and its broader consequences. Yet courts don't always choose the cases that come before them and the possibility of a hard case making bad law is an occupational hazard of the legal system.

Prof. Anita Anand and Krupa Kotech '16 write "Canada’s approach to board diversity needs a rethink"

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Prof. Anita Anand and recent JD grad Krupa Kotecha '16 have written a commentary in the Globe and Mail about the weak corporate response to the lack of women on boards ("Canada’s approach to board diversity needs a rethink," March 22, 2017).

The conclude:

Roundtable: Enforcement of Securities Law Violations

This roundtable will discuss two empirical projects relating to the enforcement of securities law violations. The first project centres on the argument that relative to the United States, Canada tends to pursue more standard insider trading actions that focus on a top insider or advisors of an insider and a single traded company (as opposed to multiple company insider trading enforcement actions). The second project relates to settlements of securities law violations and provides empirical data regarding the use of settlements in the Canadian context.