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    For the technology industry, the idea of disruption has often been used in the positive sense.
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  • Jean Cumming
    This is my last editorial for Lexpert Magazine so I want to give you something useful, a piece of practical wisdom.
  • Paul-Erik Veel
    On September 20, 2019, the Supreme Court released its longawaited decision in Pioneer Corp v Godfrey. Godfrey is the Supreme Court’s latest decision involving price-fixing class actions, and expands on and clarifies the basic approach to these cases ...
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  • Jean Cumming
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    As the sector continues to evolve, so, too, will opportunities, crises, regulatory structures, production and distribution models expectations
  • Jean Cumming
    In Austin v Bell Canada, 2019 ONSC 4757, Justice E.M. Morgan considered the “contractual significance of an Oxford comma.”
  • George S. Takach
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