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Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 01:57 PM

McGrath moves M&A, private equity practice to McCarthy Tétrault

Shevaun McGrath has joined the Toronto office of McCarthy Tétrault as an equity partner and co-head of the firm’s national private equity group. She will be assisting clients with their M&A and private equity opportunities, both domestically and cross-border. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 @ 08:27 AM

CIVIL PROCEDURE - Parties - Class or representative actions

Appeal by the defendant law firm, Cassels Brock and Blackwell LLP (Cassels), from the finding of liability in a class action against it and General Motors of Canada Limited (GMCL) for breach of contractual and fiduciary duties. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 02:12 PM

Queen's law professor 'surprised' at probe into big banks' sales practices Gail Henderson

A federal government agency tasked with overseeing the solvency of the banking sector is undertaking a review of Canadian banks’ sales practices, but a Queen’s University professor says the agency doesn't have jurisdiction over consumer protection provisions of the Bank Act. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 08:35 AM

MOTOR CARRIERS - Regulation - Buses – Motor Carrier Act

Appeal by Dorman Roberts Limited (DRL) from a decision of the respondent Public Utilities Board (Board) granting Boone a motor carrier licence without holding a hearing. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 17, 2017 @ 12:48 PM

McInnes Cooper partners with non-profit Venture for Canada

Venture for Canada, a not-for-profit organization that recruits, trains and supports recent graduates to work at leading Canadian startups, announced a partnership with business law firm McInnes Cooper. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 12:09 PM

Choi joins DLA Piper's Edmonton office as associate

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP welcomes David Choi to the firm’s Edmonton office as an associate in the corporate group. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 @ 10:48 AM

Federal court decision on airline safety called 'wake-up call'

The Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) is calling a recent decision on airline safety by the Federal Court of Appeal a “wake-up call” for government, but observers say that statement may be a bit premature. ... [read more]

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 01:45 PM

Tzoulas joins Bentham IMF as legal counsel

Nickolas Tzoulas, a seventh-year lawyer from the litigation and dispute resolution group of Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, has joined Bentham IMF as legal counsel. His hire comes 18 months after Naomi Loewith, a litigator from Lenczner Slaght LLP, became the company’s first investment manager in Canada. ... [read more]

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 01:40 PM

Cox & Palmer's Halifax office gets new COO

Daniel Clarke is the new chief operating officer of Cox & Palmer's Halifax office. ... [read more]

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 08:51 AM

Nova Scotia course on consumer racial profiling poised to go national Christine Hanson

Four months after the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission (NSHRC) launched the country’s first — and only — free online course in consumer racial profiling, the one-of-a-kind program is poised to become national. ... [read more]