National Post - Legal
Lawyers free to consult with expert witnesses, Ontario Court of Appeal rules
29-Jan-2015 7:12 PM
Lawyers may review and discuss draft reports with experts, says the Ontario Court of Appeal in a judgement reversing a controversial trial ruling that upended longstanding practices in the litigation bar

Meet ROSS, a digital legal expert that assists lawyers with research
29-Jan-2015 6:12 PM
ROSS is designed to understand the law and understand questions from lawyers as they would ask one another; in regular sentences not in key words, or complex Boolean searches

CSA mandates proxy voting reform
29-Jan-2015 5:36 PM
Canadian Securities Administrators have issued a report that requires immediate action by stakeholders to modernize and improve the existing proxy voting infrastructure

Already the world’s biggest, law firm Dacheng Dentons plots a path for even more growth
28-Jan-2015 12:31 PM
Dentons has sealed the deal to merge with China's Dacheng. Now the new global firm says even more growth is on its agenda

OSC releases new case management guideline
27-Jan-2015 4:10 PM
The Ontario Securities Commission has approved a new case management practice guideline, which will come into effect on Feb. 1, 2015

Dentons, Dacheng sign merger agreement
27-Jan-2015 1:30 AM
Dentons and Chinese firm Dacheng have formally entered into a combination that will create the world's largest law firm by lawyer headcount, with 6,550 lawyers and professionals in 120 locations in more than 50 countries

Banks to pay $32.5 million settlement in Sino-Forest lawsuit by investors
26-Jan-2015 8:38 PM
The financial institutions that helped Sino-Forest Corp. raise funds have agreed to pay investors $32.5 million, in what may be the country’s largest securities class action settlement to date reached with investment bank underwriters

TSX proposed relaxed rules for interlisted issuers
26-Jan-2015 2:35 PM
The new exemptions embrace prospectus offerings, convertible securities and rights offerings

Canadian lawyer Barry Leon judge for Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and other legal moves and grooves
26-Jan-2015 2:32 PM
Barry Leon, a litigator, arbitrator and mediator at Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall, has been appointed Commercial Judge of the High Court of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court and other legal moves and grooves

Supreme Court says mergers can’t block future competition
23-Jan-2015 1:54 PM
The decision clarifies not only how the Competition Bureau should handle future merger reviews, but also how companies doing deals might legally respond to any of the bureau's concerns

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