National Post - Legal
Allergan Canada lawyer Jim Willoughby crowned 2015 Canadian General Counsel of the Year
03-Jun-2015 11:40 AM
Jim Willoughby of Allergan Canada was crowned Canadian General Counsel of the Year at the 2015 CGCAs

Canada not very litigious, global survey shows
02-Jun-2015 7:09 PM
Norton Rose Fulbright's annual Global Litigation Trends Survey reveals that Canadian business is not nearly under the litigation gun as much as companies in other countries

Federal Court of Appeal will not hear appeal in case involving tax Court judge Patrick Boyle
02-Jun-2015 7:07 PM
McKesson Canada Corp.'s decision to settle its dispute with the Canada Revenue Agency means the Federal Court of Appeal won't review Justice Patrick Boyle's unprecedented move to inject himself into an appeal of one of his rulings.

Quebec judge awards smokers $15B in tobacco class action
01-Jun-2015 10:45 PM
The plaintiffs included 1M Quebecers who argued the companies were liable because they knew they were putting out a harmful product and hid the health effects of tobacco

‘Marijuana Law Firm’ funds marijuana professorship at University of Denver
01-Jun-2015 7:07 PM
A law firm responsible for writing Colorado's law allowing recreational use of marijuana has donated US$45,000 to fund a professorship in marijuana at the University of Denver

Garth Drabinsky’s OSC hearing set for January
01-Jun-2015 6:47 PM
The Ontario Securities Commission hearing into the activities of media mogul Garth Drabinksy has now been set to commence on January 21, 2016

Saskatchewan enacts new Insurance Act
01-Jun-2015 6:47 PM
Saskatchewan's new insurance legislation, enacted in May 14, 2015, will replace legislation that is over 100 years old and has for the most part remained unchanged

Ontario’s new calorie display law to take effect in 2017
01-Jun-2015 6:43 PM
The Ontario Legislature has passed Ontario's new menu labelling law, the Making Healthy Choice Act, 2015

David Allgood joins Dentons
01-Jun-2015 6:13 PM
David Allgood, Executive Vice-President and General Counsel at RBC for the past 15 years, has joined Dentons' Toronto office as Counsel

Seven partners will share $38 million in first U.K. law firm IPO
01-Jun-2015 4:15 PM
Birmingham-based Gateley, which will list on the Alternative Investment Market, has been valued at about $190 million

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