This Thursday, May 22nd, Merovitz Potechin will host a table at Salut! 2014. This annual dinner and wine tasting event is dedicated to raising money for enrichment and education opportunities for children and young adults who are in the care of the Children's Aid Society of Ottawa.
There is an old saying "never look a gift horse in the mouth". This is generally understood to mean that if somebody is giving you a gift, you should just accept it. You should be aware, however, that accepting gifts in certain circumstances could result in legal problems for the recipient of the gift. For example, accepting a gift from someone with mental health issues can result in a requirement to return the gift if it is challenged on the basis that the person making the gift did not have the mental capacity to make the gift.
On Friday May 9, 2014, OTUS GROUP hosted Leader cast OTTAWA and Pinelopi Makrodimitris once again served on the organizing committee for this one day leadership conference which strives to 'raise the bar' on leadership and contributes to the development of stronger businesses and not for profit organizations and ultimately stronger communities.
On several occasions during the past year, our office has been involved in matters associated with undischarged mortgages. Certain of these mortgages had improperly remained on title for a period of at least 10-15 years.
I was recently involved in an interesting case in which I obtained a receivership order for a secured creditor of an insolvent dentist.