In the case of St. Arnaud et al. v. The Queen, the CRA assessed a large group of taxpayers from across Canada on the basis that investments in Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSP) were not in qualified investments and that the amount of the investment was less than the fair market value, triggering a taxable income inclusion under the RRSP provisions of the Income Tax Act. While the investors thought they were purchasing valid investments, the investments were in fact worthless.
Benchmark Litigation Canada has listed TDS as a “highly recommended” firm for our litigation practice group in Manitoba. This is the highest rating possible. The following nine TDS lawyers are also listed as “local litigation stars” or “future stars”: Bob Adkins, Jim Edmond, Adrian Frost, A. Blair Graham, Q. C.
TDS is committed to being innovative and progressive. As part of our client-focused commitment, we continue to evolve and invest in our technology, our people and our services. Today, we would like to share with you some of our recent innovations and client service investments in new technology. As our firm continues to evolve and grow, our clients will always be top of mind. We value the feedback we receive from our clients and look forward to a mutually successful future together.
Four lawyers from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law) have been recognized by Best Lawyers® as the 2013 Winnipeg Lawyers of the Year in their respective preferred areas of practice.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law) is pleased to announce our recent agreement to enter into partnership with Christianson Law, based in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. The merged firms, with our expanded geographic presence, will be better enabled to provide a full range of legal services to clients located in the areas traditionally served by Christianson Law, while continuing to offer the services of the same local lawyers and offices.
Twenty three lawyers from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law) have been listed in the recent edition of The Best Lawyers in Canadaby Best Lawyers®.
Lexpert®, Canada's leading source of news and information about the business of law, has recognized Elmer J. Gomes as another TDS rising star.
The partners, associates and staff of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS Law) welcome Brandi Field, Karolina M. Dec and Trish Goulet as new associate lawyers at TDS Law.
In 1887, construction of the Eiffel Tower started in Paris, Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee in London and two lawyers from Winnipeg founded the law firm that is now known as Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP. To help mark the firm’s 125th anniversary, the partners have had a short history prepared based on biographies of notable firm members. It includes photographs of many of these lawyers, as well as extracts, photographs and captions from newspapers reporting on matters in which the firm was involved.
Vivian E. Rachlis has rejoined the partnership of Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP, following almost five years as Senior Associate General Counsel at the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority.
Ross Nugent retired from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP as of March 31, 2012 after having practised law for more than 60 years.
The partners of TDS Law congratulate Gerald S. Ashcroft, Lynda K. Troup and Robert W. Olson on their admission to the partnership.
Acumen is pleased to announce that Richard Leipsic has joined Acumen as Managing Director.
Twenty lawyers from Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS) have been listed in the recent edition of The Best Lawyers in Canadaby Best Lawyers®.
This Client Alert is being sent to TDS contacts in the agriculture and agri-food industry regarding Bill C-18. On October 18, 2011, Bill C-18, An Act to reorganize the Canadian Wheat Board and to make consequential and related amendments to certain Acts, had its first reading in Parliament.