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New Legal Tech Audit will scare lawyers into embracing technology

Lawyers have traditionally revelled in their technophobia — much to their client’s chagrin. Then along came Kia America’s in-house counsel, Casey Flaherty.

Casey had little concern over the quality of the legal services he received by his outside law firms. 298 more words

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The YouTube of all things legal, LegalTube.ca makes Canadian law accessible and easy to understand

As Canadians move deeper into an era of video information and self-help, so does the legal community — well, at least part of the legal  community. 288 more words

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Ashley Madison, dating website for married people, sues South Korea after being blocked

TORONTO — A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations of illegal activity. 452 more words

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Baffinland case shows why fishy doesn't cut it in insider trading allegations

It’s roughly around two-thirds of the way through the 123-page decision exonerating mining executives Jowdat Waheed and Bruce Walter that you start to ask, why were these two men even prosecuted for allegations of illegal insider trade or tipping? 818 more words

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Drew Hasselback: Comparing takeover defences between Canada and the U.S.

The bid by Laval, Que.-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. for California-based Allergan Inc. offers Canadian observers a chance to see what hostile takeovers might look like when the target is located in the U.S. 811 more words

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OSC clears Waheed and Walter of insider trading in Baffinland case

The Ontario Securities Commission has exonerated Jowdat Waheed and Bruce Walter of insider trading allegations related to the takeover of Baffinland Iron Mines Corp.

The OSC had alleged that Mr. 459 more words

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Supreme Court of Canada docket not driven by ideology, study suggests

The Supreme Court of Canada decides a lot of political matters and it clearly has political influence.  Yet is there any empirical evidence to suggest that Canada’s Supreme Court judges are pursuing their own political agendas? 283 more words

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