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, [...]
On December 4th, Mark Rubenstein co-chaired the Ontario Bar Association’s ‘Recent Developments in Energy Law’ continuing professional development program. The panel discussion features a range of speakers discussing the latest energy regulatory developments in Ontario and federally.
Both Jay Shepherd and Mark Rubenstein were ranked by Chambers Canada in its 2020 guide as leading lawyers in the category of Energy: Provincial Regulatory in Ontario.
Shepherd Rubenstein Assists the School Energy Coalition with its Submission to the OEB Modernization Review Panel
Shepherd Rubenstein assisted the Ontario Education Services Corporation's energy regulatory project, the School Energy Coalition, with its wide-ranging submissions to the Ontario Energy Board Modernization Review Panel . You can review those submissions here.