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Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @ 11:50 AM

Quebec court considers defamation predating limitation period clock_newspaper_sm

Quebec’s Appeal Court in Publications Léonardo ltée v. Ville de St-Lambert, 2019 QCCA 329 upheld a trial judgment denying a newspaper’s attempt to benefit from a shorter prescription period and limitation on damages granted by Quebec’s Press Act CQLR c P-19 because the newspaper had not filed its declaration under the Newspaper Declaration Act, CQLR c J-1. ... [read more]

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @ 10:58 AM

Still waters run deep: Ramifications of Redwater ancientoilwells_sm.jpg

Just over a month after the Supreme Court of Canada handed down its precedent-setting decision in Redwater (Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd. 2019 SCC 5), companies are still scrambling to understand exactly how this will impact their operations moving forward. While the oil and gas sector will inevitably feel the full brunt of the decision, they’re not the only industry set to suffer. Industries like mining, power, lumber, pulp and paper and any one where the provinces legislate on abandonment, reclamation and remediation are all set to be impacted. ... [read more]

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 8:01 AM

Future of airlines: Data-driven acquisitions and partnerships ariline_data_sm

The airline industry is experiencing a disruption in how air carriers distribute products and services and generate new revenues. In today’s world, digital business models offer airlines unclaimed retail opportunities. And behind this transformation is a strategic resource: data. ... [read more]

Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

Torys adds technology industry lawyer as Toronto partner

Torys LLP announced that technology industry lawyer Kristine Di Bacco joined the firm’s partnership on March 11. ... [read more]

Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 11:57 AM

New partner for Cassels Brock’s business law, private equity groups

Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP announced that Frank P. Arnone has joined the firm as a partner in its national business law group and co-chair of the firm’s private equity group. ... [read more]

Monday, March 18, 2019 @ 9:34 AM

The business of cannabis: Key risks for boards cannabis_money_sm

As the first G7 nation to legalize cannabis, Canada has a unique opportunity to create a positive governance culture — and the world is watching. ... [read more]

Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 8:57 AM

Lesson for brands: Delayed enforcement may mean denial of rights newspaper_sm

Recently the Federal Court of Appeal upheld yet another ruling that runs against a foreign brand owner in Sadhu Singh Hamdard Trust v. Navsun Holdings Ltd. 2019 FCA 10. ... [read more]

Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 8:34 AM

CORPORATIONS - Oppression remedy - Standing

Motion by the defendants for summary dismissal of the plaintiff’s oppression claim. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 1:56 PM

Langlois’ Lefebvre inducted as fellow of American College of Trial Lawyers

Langlois lawyers announced that Pierre Y. Lefebvre, a partner in the firm’s Montreal office, has been inducted into the American College of Trial Lawyers. ... [read more]

Thursday, March 14, 2019 @ 8:54 AM

LIMITATION OF ACTIONS - Legislation - Interpretation

Appeal by the plaintiff from the summary dismissal of its claim. ... [read more]