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Tuesday, July 23, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Judges lead cross-border commercial courts co-operation international_law_sm

Important developments in cross-border co-operation among commercial courts have been taking place over at least the past four years, largely under the radar of many lawyers and judges. ... [read more]

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 9:21 AM

ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATE - Sale of property - Directives

Appeal by the Superintendent of Bankruptcy from a decision that found the levy under s. 147 of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act was not applicable to payments made by the trustee to the respondent. ... [read more]

Monday, July 22, 2019 @ 8:42 AM

Knowledge of fraudulent person can’t be attributed to company Magnifying glass with calculator

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) answered a delicate question in its Christine Dejong Medecine Professional Corp. v. DBDC Spadina Ltd. [2019] S.C.J. No. 30 decision: If a company is used by someone who is committing fraud, can that company be said to have known about that fraud? ... [read more]

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

U.S. doubling down on border filings scrutiny immigration_documents_sm

Prove it. That is what U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers say when a petition is filed at a port of entry to the U.S., and one of its law enforcement officers has to make a decision on whether an applicant or beneficiary qualifies for the U.S. status he seeks. This scrutiny only seems to be increasing year over year. ... [read more]

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 8:57 AM

Four new associates for Clark Wilson in Vancouver

Clark Wilson LLP announced that four new associate lawyers have joined its team in Vancouver: Alexandra Madden, Emily Raven, Erin Barnes and Scott McLeod. ... [read more]

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 8:32 AM

Quebec Court of Appeal overturns labour tribunal’s ruling on litigation privilege Francis Gervais

A ruling by the Quebec Administrative Labour Tribunal that held that litigation privilege applies only in civil matters and in adversarial proceedings but not in an administrative law context before a quasijudicial tribunal with powers of inquiry was overturned by the Quebec Court of Appeal. ... [read more]

Friday, July 19, 2019 @ 6:30 AM

BINDING ARBITRATION - Practice and procedure

Appeal by the defendant, Posco Daewoo Corporation, from a procedural ruling in favour of the plaintiff Joint Venture. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 2:21 PM

Langlois adds pair of lawyers to Montreal office

Langlois lawyers announced that Philippe Bélisle has joined the firm’s labour and employment group and Marie Dupuis is the newest member of the insurance group. Both lawyers will work from the Montreal office. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 10:36 AM

Score one in major junior hockey league class action Hockeyplayersilhouette.jpg

The hockey playing plaintiffs in the major junior hockey league class action scored their first goal in the Quebec Superior Court when the court authorized the class action to proceed. The court released its decision in Walter c. Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Inc. 2019 QCCS 2334, on June 13. ... [read more]

Thursday, July 18, 2019 @ 9:23 AM

New associate to join IMK advocates in August

IMK advocates announced that Christine Makar will be joining the Montreal litigation firm at the end of her internship in August 2019. ... [read more]