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Consistently recommended by our peers, Paliare Roland is a top-tier litigation boutique. Our talented professionals are widely recognized for outstanding work in complex and important matters, where critical interests are at stake. In representing our clients with passion and inventiveness, our team draws from our wealth of experience, commitment to excellence, and pursuit of the highest professional standards. From commercial litigation to labour disputes, from class actions to professional discipline - we get results. Learn more at:

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As one of Canada’s top business law firms, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) provides exceptional legal services to leading businesses in Canada and around the world. We focus on building long-term relationships with clients. We do this by staying true to our guiding principles and providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated network of offices worldwide provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity.

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KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 153 countries and territories and have 207,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such.

Working together, KPMG and KPMG Law LLP help solve our clients’ most complex tax (including tax litigation and dispute resolution), immigration challenges, and supporting business law needs (including M&A) drawing on insight from both local and global teams to get comprehensive answers, perspective and results.

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A Roche Bobois furniture piece is above all furniture with a unique character, inspired by multiple personalities: The personality of the creator who designed it, with his sense of talent and ingenuity; and your personal touch of freedom and creativity. Customization in any detail, choice of shapes, colors, leathers, woods and finishes… Each furniture piece becomes unique, exclusive and truly created for you. Roche Bobois is also responsible, committed to a comprehensive approach of respecting refined materials and the world around us. Becoming better every day, continuously seeking ways to reduce impacts on our environment is one of our core values. We invite you to discover on this site the blend of creativity, customization and responsibility which shapes the individuality of Roche Bobois and its collections.

Media Sponsor

The Globe and Mail, founded in 1844, is Canada's foremost news media company. Each day, The Globe leads the national discussion by engaging Canadians through its award-winning coverage of news, politics, business, investing and lifestyle topics, across multiple platforms. The Globe and Mail print and digital formats reach 6.5 million readers every week, with Report on Business magazine reaching almost 1.7 million readers every issue in print and digital. The Globe and Mail is owned by Woodbridge, the investment arm of the Thomson family.

Working in our core markets, HR, business and law, we provide critical business information for niche networks of business communities across Canada. With a range of multi-platform assets across events, digital and print, HAB attracts engaged niche audiences. By providing the nation's highest quality business content, we cater to Canadians from a range of business sectors. Established in 2019, HR and Business Press (HAB) is led by an international leadership team with a combined experience of 148 years in business media.