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
Alberta brewers win action against Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission
‘Awareness is up but preparedness is flat’ as companies try to keep up with data privacy concerns
"Buy America" rules and trade talks
Stagnant oil prices, transportation bottleneck and hike in US production all point to a subdued year in Oil & Gas sector
Complex factors shape differences in provincial electricity system policies and regulations that can spur or stymie investment
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
It’s not often that a handfuL of Canadian stocks get the attention of Barron’s, the venerable newspaper that, for the most part, covers US financial information and market developments.
Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation will soon come into force, requiring major Canadian companies to carry new costs associated with a higher standard of data privacy.
Customers’ private information strictly your business? Not in an M&A
Litigation finance, as a concept at least, has been around. But a host of new players with creative leveraging strategies are now paving the way for what could become a force in the profession.
A look at the conclusion of a case in which four parties had attempted to seize assets from Kyrgyzaltyn JSC, a gold mining company owned by the state of Kyrgyzstan, to satisfy the parties’ arbitral ...
The Canadian Securities Administrators have reasserted the rules around material disclosure, particularly as they apply to social media. Companies dabbling with Facebook and Twitter should take heed.
With donations in freefall, and soaring administrative costs, a crisis was afoot for the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS). One solution: an unprecedented amalgamation with Vancouver-based Canadian ...
Law firms working with outsourcers have pursued various strategies in their hunt for efficiency. Some have merged, while others prefer alliances or loose relationships. Which strategy will win out in ...
A look at the Alberta Court of Appeal’s upholding of the decision in the Redwater Energy Corp. receivership and bankruptcy proceedings, which found that Redwater’s receiver and trustee, Grant ...
New developments emphasize the Canadian government’s interest in easing the way for foreign investors.
Hope springs eternal for miners as the market picks up for some, but not all, metals. Lawyers in the sector, however, suggest we're far from a full recovery.
After the disappointing jurisprudential results experienced by Canadian business in 2015, the landscape more than evened out this past year — which is not to say that Canadian appellate courts ...