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Supreme Court of Canada refuses leave to hear two important securities law appeals

The Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday that it will not hear appeals in two notable securities cases, one involving a proposed securities class action against BP and another involving a provincial securities commission enforcement action for illegal insider trading. 291 more words

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Competition Bureau embraces the digital market alternative

Some of you are reading these words online. Others are reading them in the paper.

That, in a nutshell, captures one of the issues the Competition Bureau had to address before approving Postmedia Network Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Quebecor Media Inc.’s English language Sun newspapers. 635 more words


Tobacco giant Philip Morris must disgorge profits from Marlboro trademark infringement

Philip Morris, including its Canadian subsidiary Rothmans, Benson & Hedges, must account for the profits it earned by infringing Imperial Tobacco’s Marlboro trademark in Canada. 240 more words

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Federal government releases final pension investment rules

Important changes to federal pension investment rules are featured in the final version of the revised Pension Benefits Standards Regulations, 1985, published Wednesday by the Department of Finance. 60 more words

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OSC finds former star lawyer Mitchell Finkelstein illegally tipped banker friend

Canada’s largest capital markets regulator has ruled former Bay Street lawyer Mitchell Finkelstein violated securities laws when he tipped his fraternity brother about pending deals his firm was working on. 874 more words

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Full list of firm rankings in Chambers Global 2015

Canada’s top business law firms in 33 select categories as ranked in Chambers Global 2015


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Fasken Martineau LLP

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Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP… 1,509 more words

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Chambers Global 2015: Trade is no longer a Canadian 'side practice'

International trade was a topic that used to cause a great many lawyers to yawn. The area is starting to look a lot more interesting, especially as lawyers realize how deeply international trade law is embedded in other practices. 700 more words

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