Happy New Year and welcome to the latest edition of the Shepherd Rubenstein Energy Regulatory Update, a quarterly round-up of the important developments in the Ontario energy sector. Below are some of the key regulatory happenings between October and December. A reminder, if you have not already, take a look at our special 2021 Year [...]
We will have our regular quarterly update (Q4 2021), but we thought we would end the year with a special 2021 Year in Review edition of the Shepherd Rubenstein Energy Regulatory Update. A chance to explore some of the most important themes and regulatory developments in the Ontario energy sector over the past year. It [...]
Welcome to the first Shepherd Rubenstein Energy Regulatory Update, a quarterly round-up of important developments in the Ontario energy sector. Below were some of the key regulatory happenings between July and September. Ontario Energy Board The OEB’s modernization efforts continue. The OEB: made amendments to its Rules of Practice and Procedure related to Motions to [...]
Mark Rubenstein has been appointed to the Ontario Energy Board's new Adjudicative Modernization Committee (AMC). The AMC is tasked with providing early advice to the OEB's senior management and Chief Commissioner, and serve as a forum for informal discussion with stakeholders on adjudication process and policy.
On April 7th, 2021, Mark Rubenstein spoke at the Ontario Energy Association's Long Term Planning Framework Symposium. Mark was a featured speaker and shared his thoughts on how Ontario can improve its long term energy planning framework.
Jay Shepherd was recognized in the 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in Energy (Electricity).
On September 9th, Mark Rubenstein was a panelist at a webinar discussion hosted by CAMPUT titled, Enhancing Regulatory Effectiveness: Smooth Sailing? The panel discussed how energy regulatory tribunals in Canada are under pressure to evolve and adapt in order to advance the efficiency and effectiveness of their regulation. A video of the webinar is available [...]
Shepherd Rubenstein Lawyers Recognized in the 2021 Editions of ‘Best Lawyers’ in Canada & Chambers Canada Guide
Both Jay Shepherd (Energy Regulatory Law) and Mark Rubenstein (Energy Law/Energy Regulatory Law) were included in the 2021 edition of 'Best Lawyers' in Canada and ranked in the 2021 Chambers Canada Guide for Energy: Provincial Regulatory (Ontario).
Mark Rubenstein Appointed Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Natural Resources and Energy Law Section
Mark Rubenstein has been appointed Chair of the Ontario Bar Association’s Natural Resources and Energy Law Section Executive for the 2020-2021 term. Mark will also continue to serve as a member-at-large on the executive of the Ontario Bar Association’s Administrative Law Section where he was re-elected.
On January 17th, Mark Rubenstein chaired the Ontario Bar Association’s ‘A New World For Standard of Review? Exploring the SCC's Decision in the Judicial Review Trilogy' professional development program. The expert panel reviewed and provided their analysis of the the recent Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov, [...]