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Apple’s Irish tax deal criticized by EU regulators

Apple Inc.’s tax agreements with Ireland were criticized as unfair by European Union regulators who said the deals were improperly designed to give the iPhone maker a financial boost in exchange for jobs in the country. Apple risks repaying illegal ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - 34 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Mitchell Finkelstein and frat brother Paul Azeff’s insider trading damaged reputation of markets, OSC alleges

Staff of the Ontario Securities Commission say the regulator brought insider trading and tipping allegations against star M&A lawyer Mitchell Finkelstein and his former fraternity brother, banker Paul Azeff, because their alleged conduct has damaged ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

The fate of once-mighty Nortel’s last billions lies in the hands of two men

From its peak to its collapse, Nortel was always a study in superlatives. It began the century with a market cap so large  it accounted for about one-third of the entire value of the Toronto Stock Exchange. With its 94,500 employees, its gargantuan $398-billion ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Pedestrian-cyclist collisions give rise to injury claims

Jill Tarlov’s death from a collision with a cyclist in Central Park last week was a New York City rarity, as are lawsuits after bikers ram pedestrians. From 1996 to 2005, 11 pedestrians across New York City died after being struck by bicyclists, according ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tax judge issues rare ruling in own defence

AP Photo/Bill GormanJudge Patrick Boyle. In the tradition of Canadian jurisprudence, the standard protocol for judges is to remain silent when their rulings are appealed to a higher court. And there are few courts more straitlaced than the Tax Court ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Nortel bankruptcy trial starts to wrap up in Toronto and Delaware

TORONTO — Competing groups of creditors at the Nortel bankruptcy trial are focusing on the legal interpretation of a 10-year-old agreement to determine how to divide billions of dollars in proceeds from the sale of Nortel’s patents and intellectual property. ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court of Canada says provincial consumer protection laws apply to banks

The Supreme Court of Canada says Quebec’s consumer protection law applies to federally supervised financial institutions. The court on Friday upheld a trial judgment in a Quebec class action lawsuit against Amex Bank of Canada. It also restored a punitive ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

BP argues missing comma in insurance contract entitles company to US$750-million

BP PLC, which has paid more than US$28-billion for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, seeks to get US$750-million of that back by convincing a Texas court that a missing comma allows the energy company access to Transocean Ltd.’s insurance policies on ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Davies Ward partner Kevin Thomson joins Barrick Gold

Barrick Gold Corp. has hired Kevin Thomson, a deals adviser, as senior vice-president of strategic matters starting next month. Thomson joins Barrick Oct. 14 after serving as Senior Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, a Toronto-based law ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Drew Hasselback: Where did that CSA proposal on takeovers come from?

How did Canadian Securities Administrators come up with proposed new rules for hostile takeover defences that miraculously seem to please everyone? The solution seems to have emerged from a 14-page proposal cobbled together a year ago by eight Bay Street ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court of Canada to rule whether provincial consumer protection laws apply to banks

The Supreme Court of Canada releases Friday a trilogy of decisions on whether provincial consumer protection legislation applies to federally regulated financial institutions. The rulings, which have been long anticipated by class action counsel, involving ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Regulators in Quebec, rest of Canada break logjam on poison-pill reform

Regulators in Quebec and the rest of the country have broken a stalemate and agreed to proposed reforms of Canada’s takeover regime. Differences over how companies should deal with hostile bids led Quebec to file a separate proposal last year when the ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 11 2014]
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Apple’s Irish tax deal criticized by EU regulators [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - 34 mins ago]
Apple Inc.’s tax agreements with Ireland were criticized as unfair by European Union regulators who said the deals were improperly designed to give the iPhone maker a financial boost in exchange for jobs in the country. Apple risks repaying illegal ...
Mitchell Finkelstein and frat brother Paul Azef... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - 22 hours ago]
Staff of the Ontario Securities Commission say the regulator brought insider trading and tipping allegations against star M&A lawyer Mitchell Finkelstein and his former fraternity brother, banker Paul Azeff, because their alleged conduct has damaged ...
The fate of once-mighty Nortel’s last billions ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 27 2014]
From its peak to its collapse, Nortel was always a study in superlatives. It began the century with a market cap so large  it accounted for about one-third of the entire value of the Toronto Stock Exchange. With its 94,500 employees, its gargantuan $398-billion ...
Tax judge issues rare ruling in own defence [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 23 2014]
AP Photo/Bill GormanJudge Patrick Boyle. In the tradition of Canadian jurisprudence, the standard protocol for judges is to remain silent when their rulings are appealed to a higher court. And there are few courts more straitlaced than the Tax Court ...
Pedestrian-cyclist collisions give rise to inju... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Sep 23 2014]
Jill Tarlov’s death from a collision with a cyclist in Central Park last week was a New York City rarity, as are lawsuits after bikers ram pedestrians. From 1996 to 2005, 11 pedestrians across New York City died after being struck by bicyclists, according ...
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