DLA Piper, an international law firm with 4,200 lawyers in 30 countries, is merging with Vancouver-based Davis LLP in a deal that will finally give the global firm its long-sought beach head in the Canadian market place. 365 more words
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Conrad Black has been permanently banned from being a corporate director or officer of a public company in Ontario.
In a 47-page decision issued Friday, Ontario Securities Commission panelists Christopher Portner and Judith N. 384 more words
Lawyers are not automatically in conflict with the interests of a corporation just because they’re taking instructions from executives they might have represented in the past, according to a recent decision from the Law Society of Upper Canada’s appeal tribunal. 598 more words
The regulator of Ontario’s legal profession says it will not have a position on whether non-lawyers can take equity ownership positions in law firms before 2016. 441 more words