Advantages of arbitration are virtual proceedings, customized timeframes, a paperless process using electronic document filing, remedies that can be specified by the parties and confidentiality and ...
Renewable energy sources remain on the ascendant as green technology enters the mainstream and concern over environmental pollution and global warming remain — and that growth is expected to continue
Governments are still prepared to invest in infrastructure to keep the economy moving, but increased costs in the COVID era mean the private sector is seeking relief from the public sector
The use of Clearview AI's facial recognition technology by law enforcement agencies across the United States, Canada and elsewhere is just one example of how technology is putting privacy ...
Canada is seen as a stable environment for foreign investment, and its predictable regulatory environment is appealing for businesses that face more uncertainty in other countries
Corporate directors must consider both multiple stakeholders and multiple challenges: from activist shareholders to environmental, social and governance issues to the oversight of corporate conduct ...
On December 10, 2019, affiliates of real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. (collectively, Blackstone) acquired all of the subsidiaries and assets of Dream Global Real Estate ...
A nationally coordinated class-action system remains elusive as provincial class actions conflict and come to different conclusions
Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP Elisa Kearney has been appointed secretary-treasurer of the Canadian Bar Association
Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. completes its recapitalization transaction pursuant to a court-approved arrangement
Newmont’s $10-billion friendly offer for Goldcorp was shaken when Barrick suddenly made a hostile bid for the acquirer
The Ontario Court of Appeal dismisses a proposed class action against Brewers Retail and the LCBO on allegations of price-fixing.
Mark Firman has joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner in the firm’s Pensions, Employment & Executive Compensation practice.
Canadian lawyers act on Caster Semenya’s important case with the Olympic Committee
An Ontario judge finds that class counsel’s interest in a costs award had priority over General Motors of Canada’s interest as a secured creditor
In Toronto, Aaron Atkinson joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner
Canadian courts delivered a number of notable decisions that affected Canadian business in 2018, including the Federal Court of Appeal overturning Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General)
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
In Montréal, Michel Gélinas joined Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP as a partner
In-house counsel need to manage interests that sometimes overlap, sometimes collide