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First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

3D printing not unlike Napster in challenging intellectual property laws

The advent of 3D printing, with its ability to alter business and effect social change, raises a host of challenges related particularly to the unauthorized reproduction of products protected by intellectual property  law. Writing in an IP Report ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Drew Hasselback: Aboriginal court decisions shouldn’t be dealbreakers

You’ve heard varying degrees of panic over the Supreme Court of Canada’s rulings in Tsilhqot’in and Grassy Narrows. These are clearly important aboriginal rights decisions, and each will have a profound impact on Canada’s natural resource industry. ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Augusta decision is no prescription for use of poison pills

The recent Augusta Resource Corp. case shows that Canadian securities regulators still find the use of the poison pill takeover defence tough to swallow. One might have thought otherwise after the British Columbia Securities Commission reached the Augusta ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Mining deals defy the doubters

Mining M&A activity has defied the doubters and returned to prominence in 2014, with several big deals being struck and more in the pipeline. After an extremely slow 2013, the expectations for mergers and acquisitions activity were muted going into ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Quebec lawyers optimistic about revived Plan Nord

Quebec’s mining lawyers are cautiously optimistic about the impact of the Liberal government’s revival of the Plan Nord mining project. “What lies ahead for Quebec’s mining industry is better than what the future looked like during the last two years ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Beware Tesla Motors Inc CEO Elon Musk’s patent pledge, say experts

Lawyers at Borden Ladner Gervais are warning interested parties to approach the “patent pledge” made by electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. with caution. In a June blog, Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, pledged that the company would not initiate ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Four law firm lawyers on OSC’s SME Committee

The Ontario Securities Commission has announced the new membership of its Small and Medium Enterprises Committee. Jo-Anne Matear, a lawyer who is manager of the OSC’s Corporate Finance Branch, will chair the committee, which includes four lawyers ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Coping with FATCA: Law firm’s book offers advice for Americans living in Canada

With FATCA and its grave burdens and consequences for Americans living in Canada now a reality, the more than 1 million individuals affected now have the benefit of a useful guide self-published by Altro Levy , a multi-jurisdictional law firm with nine ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Nortel Networks agrees to pay U.S. bondholers up to US$1-billion in interest

WILMINGTON, Del. — Nortel Networks Inc, the U.S. unit of defunct Canadian telecom company Nortel Networks Corp, has agreed to pay up to about US$1 billion in interest that has accrued on the US$3.9 billion it owes to its U.S. bondholders, a court filing ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

New law extends pension death benefits to common law spouses

With Ontario’s budget having received royal assent on July 24, 2014, the so-called Carrigan amendments to the Pension Benefits Act have become law. The Ontario Court of Appeal’s 2012 decision in Carrigan v. Carrigan disentitled common law spouses ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta’s new pension legislation takes effect in September

The Alberta government has indicated that its new Employment Pension Plans Act and supporting regulations will take effect on September 1, 2014. The legislation was passed in 2012, but the government did not approve the regulations until July 22, 2014. ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Six-year limitation applies to extra-provincial trademark cases, Federal Court rules

The federal limitation period of six years applies to trademark infringement where the cause of action, including damages, arises otherwise than in a single Province, the Federal Court of Canada has ruled. In Driving Alternative Inc. v. Keyz Thankz ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 25 2014]

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3D printing not unlike Napster in challenging i... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 31 2014]
The advent of 3D printing, with its ability to alter business and effect social change, raises a host of challenges related particularly to the unauthorized reproduction of products protected by intellectual property  law. Writing in an IP Report ...
Drew Hasselback: Aboriginal court decisions sho... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
You’ve heard varying degrees of panic over the Supreme Court of Canada’s rulings in Tsilhqot’in and Grassy Narrows. These are clearly important aboriginal rights decisions, and each will have a profound impact on Canada’s natural resource industry. ...
Augusta decision is no prescription for use of ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
The recent Augusta Resource Corp. case shows that Canadian securities regulators still find the use of the poison pill takeover defence tough to swallow. One might have thought otherwise after the British Columbia Securities Commission reached the Augusta ...
Quebec lawyers optimistic about revived Plan Nord [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
Quebec’s mining lawyers are cautiously optimistic about the impact of the Liberal government’s revival of the Plan Nord mining project. “What lies ahead for Quebec’s mining industry is better than what the future looked like during the last two years ...
Mining deals defy the doubters [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Jul 30 2014]
Mining M&A activity has defied the doubters and returned to prominence in 2014, with several big deals being struck and more in the pipeline. After an extremely slow 2013, the expectations for mergers and acquisitions activity were muted going into ...
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