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Wednesday, October 02, 2019 @ 12:47 PM

Bennett Jones adds Toronto partner

Bennett Jones announced that Gordon McKenna has joined the firm as a partner in the Toronto office. His practice focuses on a wide range of capital markets and business law matters, including corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate governance. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 @ 12:46 PM

New private equity partner for Torys in Montreal

Torys announced that Guillaume Lavoie is joining the firm’s Montreal office as a partner in its private equity practice. ... [read more]

Wednesday, October 02, 2019 @ 12:45 PM

Five new associates at WeirFoulds

WeirFoulds LLP announced that five associates have joined the firm: Alexandra DiCenzo, Elinor Izmaylov, Vipal Jain, Jonathan Lee and Claire McNevin. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 1:11 PM

Hot technologies in intellectual property higtechfinger

In my time helping clients research and analyze technology areas, these areas have varied greatly and are usually quite specific to the interests of the company in question. However, through my three decades in intellectual property there have often been hot topics, with broader interest across technologies, that everyone seems clambering to find out more about. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 12:46 PM

The industrialization of law and rise of in-house counsel legal_industrialization_sm

In early 2016, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), a Fortune 50 company, was working with 700 law firms. Six months later, it was working with only 20. Last year, Microsoft brought in 12 of its top law firms to ask: “What have you done for me lately?”   ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 10:27 AM

New partner for Langlois lawyers

Langlois lawyers announced that Isabelle Desharnais is the firm’s newest partner. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 8:40 AM

NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS - Counterclaim, equitable assignment or set-off

Appeal by Fauser Energy Inc. (“Fauser”) from the summary judgment granted to the respondents and the decision declining to grant a stay of that judgment. ... [read more]

Tuesday, October 01, 2019 @ 8:37 AM

SALE OF GOODS - Future goods

Appeal by the plaintiff from the trial judgment that set aside a series of forward streaming contracts and security instruments between the parties. ... [read more]

Monday, September 30, 2019 @ 10:49 AM

New IP team leader, corporate partner for Dentons’ Montreal office

Dentons announced that Panagiota Dafniotis has joined the firm as national lead of the intellectual property (IP) team and partner in its corporate group. ... [read more]

Friday, September 27, 2019 @ 1:17 PM

Recent environmental assessment reforms in Ontario Ontarioflag

Considerable public and political debate continues to accompany the Impact Assessment Act, which was enacted by Parliament in June 2019 as part of the omnibus Bill C-69. ... [read more]