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Ashley Madison, dating website for married people, sues South Korea after being blocked

TORONTO — A dating website for married people seeking affairs is suing the government of South Korea after being blocked in that country over what it says are false allegations of illegal activity. Ashley Madison filed the suit in federal court Wednesday ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Baffinland case shows why fishy doesn’t cut it in insider trading allegations

It’s roughly around two-thirds of the way through the 123-page decision exonerating mining executives Jowdat Waheed and Bruce Walter that you start to ask, why were these two men even prosecuted for allegations of illegal insider trade or tipping? The ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

OSC clears Waheed and Walter of insider trading in Baffinland case

The Ontario Securities Commission has exonerated Jowdat Waheed and Bruce Walter of insider trading allegations related to the takeover of Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. The OSC had alleged that Mr. Waheed and Mr. Walter bought shares in Baffinland in 2010 ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Drew Hasselback: Comparing takeover defences between Canada and the U.S.

The bid by Laval, Que.-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. for California-based Allergan Inc. offers Canadian observers a chance to see what hostile takeovers might look like when the target is located in the U.S. The boards of U.S. target ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tax inversion deals a boon for cross-border transaction lawyers

Canadian business lawyers are closely watching whether Burger King Worldwide Inc.’s announced $12.5-billion takeover of Tim Hortons Inc. will prompt the U.S. Congress to close the tax inversion loophole. “The inversion deal trend has generated a significant ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Supreme Court of Canada docket not driven by ideology, study suggests

The Supreme Court of Canada decides a lot of political matters and it clearly has political influence.  Yet is there any empirical evidence to suggest that Canada’s Supreme Court judges are pursuing their own political agendas? According to a study ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Louise Arbour joins BLG as counsel

Louise Arbour, a former Supreme Court of Canada justice and former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, is joining the Montreal office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP as counsel. Ms. Arbour, who was most recently president and chief executive ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Greenpeace says Resolute Forest’s defamation lawsuit is an attempt to silence critics of company’s practices

THUNDER BAY, Ont. — Greepeace has filed court documents saying a lawsuit against it is an attempt to silence its criticism of a forestry company’s harvesting practices. “Greenpeace states that the Plaintiffs’ claims for defamation and interference with ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Alberta Energy Regulator to manage environmental impact assessments

On October 1, 2014, the Alberta Energy Regulator  will assume responsibility for provincial environmental impact assessments on energy projects, closing a gap in Alberta’s “one-window” approach to energy regulation. Since March 29, 2014, AER has been ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

LKD lawyer honoured as one of Quebec’s eight key female financial players

Premières en Affaires magazine has named Langlois Kronström Desjardins partner Danielle Ferron  as one of Quebec’s eight key female financial players . Ferron is head of the firm’s litigation group and a member of its board of directors. She will ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Quebec, Montreal, Litigation
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Smart & Biggar accepts ALS #IceBucketChallenge

Smart & Biggar raised $1,600 on the first day of the ALS #IceBucketChallenge. The firm accepted the challenge in memory of David Morrow, the firm’s former senior partner, who passed away from ALS on December 3, 2013. The Challenge gives friends and ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Laura Bush, Canada, Rob Ford
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

Mitch Kowalski: Canadian Bar Association charts a bold new course

Studies into the psychological make-up of lawyers have found that lawyers are typically “skeptical, autonomous, and not resilient.” So states the Canadian Bar Association’s (CBA) new report, Transforming the Delivery of Legal Services in Canada, before ... [Published Financial Post | Business » Legal Post - Aug 14 2014]

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