National Post - Legal
Adam Taylor joins McCarthy law firm
23-Apr-2014 7:30 PM
Adam Taylor has left Bennett Jones to join McCarthy Tétrault's Business Law Group as a partner in Toronto

Wiretaps at centre of gas price-fixing class action
23-Apr-2014 10:14 AM
The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday will hear oral arguments on whether wiretap evidence obtained during a criminal investigation can be used in a price-fixing class action

Judge appoints Richard Ravitch to advise on Detroit bankruptcy plan
22-Apr-2014 5:41 PM
Richard Ravitch, who helped New York weather its fiscal crisis in the 1970s, was named by the judge overseeing Detroit’s record municipal bankruptcy as a court consultant on that city’s debt-cutting plan.

GM asks bankruptcy judge to affirm freedom from ignition switch liability
22-Apr-2014 2:33 PM
GM, which is fighting lawsuits over faulty ignition switches, asked a judge to reaffirm an order freeing the automaker from its predecessor’s liabilities

Cheerios maker General Mills scraps plan to bar consumers from suing the company if they engage with it online
21-Apr-2014 5:13 PM
General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company

Hong Kong man claims he saved wild boar’s ‘bacon’
17-Apr-2014 9:33 PM
Last year, Toronto courts had to solve the custodianship of the so-called IKEA monkey, Darwin. Now Hong Kong courts are struggling with what to do about a wild boar named Little Tommy

When ‘liking’ a brand online voids the right to sue
17-Apr-2014 5:20 PM
The food company General Mills added language to its website to alert customers that they cannot take legal action against the company if they download coupons, enter a contest or connect with it in other ways

Deloitte to appeal Livent trial judgment
17-Apr-2014 11:45 AM
Deloitte LLP is appealing the $85.6-million trial judgment won by Livent in an Ontario court earlier this month

Keep Steve Jobs ‘character assassination’ out of Silicon Valley hiring trial, tech giants say
16-Apr-2014 4:26 PM
Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was 'a bully,' four major tech companies argued in a court filing

Investment dealer Richardson GMP latest to shun OBSI call for investor compensation
16-Apr-2014 3:51 PM
Richardson GMP is the latest investment dealer to refuse to compensate investors as recommended by the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments.

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