Media Advisory: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - BLG Spokespeople Available for
G8/G20 Commentary

TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - The G8/G20 summits are fast approaching with global leaders meeting in Toronto on June 26th and 27th. The summits will focus on global coordination to sustain the economic recovery, financial regulations to prevent and minimize future crisis, global health issues, and climate change in preparation for the Cancun Summit.

Lawyers from BLG, Canada's largest law firm, are available to provide legal perspective and commentary around summit related topics and issues, including:

    -   Proposed global bank tax and global financial regulations
    -   Governments' legal obligations to pay debt
    -   Global trade issues
    -   Debt restructuring
    -   Health law issues
    -   Tax issues facing developed and developing economies
    -   Global economic and regulatory policies
    -   Climate change negotiations preceding the Cancun Summit in Dec. 2010

BLG spokespeople are available from multiple practice group areas, including:

    -   Climate Change
    -   Financial Services
    -   Health Law
    -   Competition Law
    -   Corporate Tax
    -   International Trade Law
    -   Regulatory
    -   Securities and Capital Markets

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents, and other professionals working in six major Canadian cities, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is the largest Canadian full-service law firm focusing on business law, litigation and intellectual property solutions. BLG provides bilingual services in virtually every area of law, and represents a wide range of regional, national and multinational organizations. For further information, visit

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For further information: For further information: or to schedule an interview with a BLG lawyer, please contact Nicole Leaver. Nicole Leaver, Ketchum for BLG, 416-355-7429,

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