As the canadian cannabis sector continues to grow, M&A lawyers have seen a rise in major deals, both nationally and internationally
In Toronto, Aaron Atkinson joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner
Canadian courts delivered a number of notable decisions that affected Canadian business in 2018, including the Federal Court of Appeal overturning Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General)
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
In Montréal, Michel Gélinas joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner
In-house counsel need to manage interests that sometimes overlap, sometimes collide
CANADA - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec acquired an undisclosed minority stake in Plusgrade, a Montreal- based provider of revenue upgrade platform, for a total CAD 200 mil (USD 150.455 mil), ...
In the wake of the SCC trilogy that laid out a robust interpretation of the leave standard, there’s been a slowdown in the number of Canadian securities class actions.
‘Retail-tainment’ rises: Québec-based icons team up to offer Cirque du Soleil CREACTIVE in malls
JERSEY - Barrick Gold Corp (Barrick) of Canada agreed to merge with Randgold Resources Ltd (Randgold), a St Helier- based gold ore mine operator, for a total GBP 4.636 bil (USD 6.062 bil), in a stock ...
Until thresholds are clarified, Canadian companies shipping to US may be subject to local regimes
Despite the uncertainties of Brexit, and a new Premier in Ontario, Infrastructure lawyers say they are busy on projects and expect more ahead
"Buy America" rules and trade talks
Alberta’s complex and evolving emissions regime assesses facilities within its own sectors
CANADA - Brookfield Infrastructure Partners LP (BIP) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of EnerCare Inc. (EnerCare), a Toronto-based provider of water heater rental and sub-metering services, ...
A look at a proposed class-action lawsuit in Quebec, involving multiple Internet subscription services and telecoms, on the basis that it violated certain provisions of Québec’s Consumer Protection ...
CDPQ Infra Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, announced on April 12, 2018, that construction of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project, an automated light-rail ...
When Aurora Cannabis submitted a proposal to acquire all of the common shares of CanniMed Therapeutics, it triggered a complex struggle between two publicly traded medical marijuana producers
When Samuel Osei of Samuel Osei Law Corporation in Vancouver first found himself dealing with blockchain and cryptocurrency issues, he chose to keep his activities under wraps.
CANADA - South32 Ltd. of Australia agreed to acquire the remaining 83% interest or 259.924 mil common shares, which it did not already own, in Arizona Mining Inc, a Vancouver-based silver ore mine ...