A nationally coordinated class-action system remains elusive as provincial class actions conflict and come to different conclusions
Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Elisa Kearney has been appointed secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Bar Association
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. completes its recapitalization transaction pursuant to a court-approved arrangement
Newmont’s $10-billion friendly offer for Goldcorp was shaken when Barrick suddenly made a hostile bid for the acquirer
The Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses a proposed class action against Brewers Retail and the LCBO on allegations of price-fixing.
Mark Firman has joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner in the firm’s Pensions, Employment & Executive Compensation practice.
The Competition Bureau has new leadership and new priorities to ensure fairness in a digital world
An 80¢ dollar and the cannabis rush have lured investors to Canada from around the world.
Canada is an interesting option to US investors for a number of reasons, from cannabis to tax changes
Canadian lawyers act on Caster Semenya’s important case with the Olympic Committee
An Ontario judge finds that class counsel’s interest in a costs award had priority over General Motors of Canada’s interest as a secured creditor
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), ...
‘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 ...