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Thursday, September 07, 2017 @ 08:43 AM

CUSTOMS AND EXCISE - Customs - Dumping and subsidies - Determination of material injury

Application by Essar Steel Algoma Inc. (Essar Algoma) for judicial review of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s finding that hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate imports dumped from the Russian Federation and dumped and subsidized from the Republic of India had not caused injury and were not threatening to cause injury to the domestic steel industry. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 03:50 PM

B.C. branch of Canadian Bar Association gets new president

Long-time member Bill Veenstra has been named as president of the Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia Branch (CBABC). ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 03:48 PM

Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber grows insolvency practice

Jennifer Stam has joined Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP (GSNH) as counsel. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 11:53 AM

Rudner opens new employment law firm

Lawyer and author Stuart Rudner has opened a new firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 11:38 AM

Cooley adds Canadian experience to international law division

Cooley LLP has added investment treaty counsel Christophe Bondy as a special counsel in its international dispute resolution and public international law practice. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 11:33 AM

Langlois gains new partner

Julie Belley Perron is the newest partner at Montreal-based Langlois lawyers. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 09:12 AM

OSC Sino-Forest ruling rejects ‘different business culture’ defence Different_cultures_sm

Ontario securities law is paramount for reporting issuers in Ontario, regardless of any business cultural differences that exist in other global markets in which the issuers might operate. That is a key takeaway from a decision of a panel of the Ontario Securities Commission. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 09:08 AM

Securities administrators provide guidance on cryptocurrency offerings Simon Romano

Canadian financial regulators, in lockstep with a growing number of jurisdictions, have put the cryptocurrency world on notice after confirming the potential applicability of Canadian securities laws to virtual currencies and related trading and marketplace operations. ... [read more]

Wednesday, September 06, 2017 @ 08:53 AM

CONTRACTS WITH CROWN - Termination of contract - Appeals and judicial review

Application by Francis H.V.A.C. Services Ltd. (Francis) for judicial review of a decision of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) determining that its complaint regarding the procurement process followed by the respondent Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) was not valid. ... [read more]

Tuesday, September 05, 2017 @ 11:48 AM

Courts show growing willingness to award damages when Charter rights are violated

In 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada opened the door for plaintiffs to seek damages from the government when their rights under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms are breached. It is possible that courts may come to view such damages as a way to deter bad behaviour by the state. ... [read more]