National Post - Legal
AIMco and other investors recover more than US$200M in class action against MF Global
26-Nov-2015 8:05 PM
AIMco and Virginia Retirement System say they have recovered US$204.4 million for investors through settlements in a class action they filed after the demise of MF Global.

In a rare ruling, Quebec judge expels head of huge environmental class action for misbehaving
25-Nov-2015 8:23 PM
Lead plaintiff and lawyer removed for being quarrelsome, insulting and launching 'unsubstantiated attacks' in move that signals Canadian judges are taking a harder line in class actions

Ontario judges no longer ‘pushovers’ in securities class actions
25-Nov-2015 8:18 PM
There is mounting evidence that Ontario judges and courts aren’t pushovers when it comes to allowing statutory securities class actions to proceed

Dentons’ Vancouver team honoured for real estate deal and other legal moves and grooves this week
24-Nov-2015 7:05 PM
A team from Dentons in Vancouver received the “Real Estate Deal of the Year” award at the M&A advisor awards gala and other legal moves and grooves this week

Hospital clerk who sold confidential maternity data to RESP dealers receives $36,000 fine, probation
24-Nov-2015 3:59 PM
Shaida Bandali fined $36,000 and sentenced to two years’ probation, including 300 hours of community service

Sears Canada Inc faces another $100-million class action lawsuit from its dealers
23-Nov-2015 10:29 PM
Store dealers have filed a second class action suit against Sears Canada, alleging they approved hundreds of millions of dollars in special dividends that would only benefit the big shareholders

Dentons seals merger with Dacheng and other legal moves and grooves
19-Nov-2015 5:18 PM
Catch up on the comings and goings in Canada's legal community

Judge scorches Merchant Law Group for ‘profoundly unacceptable’ fee arrangements with clients
17-Nov-2015 11:13 PM
The legal fees arrangement that class action firm Merchant Law Group commonly forges with its class action clients is 'deplorable,' says an Ontario Superior Court judge

In Valeant case, Ontario judge opens the door for third-party funders to invest in lawsuits
17-Nov-2015 9:56 PM
In a little notice case involving Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, an Ontario judge has opened the door for third-party investors to invest in Canadian lawsuits

BlackBerry Ltd investors win right to move ahead with Ontario securities class action
17-Nov-2015 6:35 PM
Investors hoping to sue BlackBerry for allegedly misrepresenting BlackBerry 10's financial success get the green light after a judge rules they had enough evidence for trial

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