Lexpert and American Lawyer publish the Lexpert® ALM 500

Lexpert and American Lawyer Media have published the Lexpert ® /American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (the Lexpert ® ALM 500). This Guide is designed to provide purchasers of legal services – including corporate counsel, U.S. law firms, senior professionals, and executives – with a qualified resource for researching, vetting and selecting Canadian legal counsel. It is the

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Lexpert’s Top Ten Stories of 2014

The Internet loves lists and Lexpert is no exception. Below is a list of Lexpert’s top stories of 2014, with our “Top Ten” lists of deals and cases (for 2013, published in January 2014) at the top: Lexpert Top Ten Deals of 2013 Lexpert Top Ten Cases of 2013 The Future of Law Firm Partnership

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Lexpert and CCCA publish the 2014/2015 Corporate Counsel Directory and Yearbook

A joint venture between Lexpert® and the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association (CCCA/ACCJE) with media partner Canadian Lawyer InHouse, this important must-have resource for corporate counsel contains approximately 4,300 biographical listings of corporate counsel representing more than 1900 organizations. It provides valuable access for those seeking to connect with their in-house peers. Biographical information, along with substantive

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Lexpert publishes US Cross-border Guide to the Leading Litigation Lawyers in Canada

Lexpert has just published the US Cross-border Guide to the Leading Litigation Lawyers in Canada. This Guide includes valuable information on Lexpert® peer-ranked lawyers, as well as journalist and law-firm written feature articles that keep American attorneys and in-house counsel current on critical legal issues. It is distributed to more than 15,000 US senior in-house

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Lexpert publishes Litigation special edition in Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

Lexpert published its special edition on Litigation in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine on November 28. This special Litigation edition includes the following feature articles: Suing for Privacy Violations: Most courts have been reluctant to award damages for privacy violations, but the tide may be turning Faster and Cheaper Litigation: The Supreme Court recently released a

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CRA Leaks Famous Donors’ Information

By Adrienne Woodyard, Davis LLP According to a story today from the CBC, it received a comprehensive list of names of Canadian taxpayers who donated artwork to galleries and museums and claimed charitable tax credits for those donations. The list, according to the Canada Revenue Agency, discloses the amounts of the credits that were claimed

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Suzanne Côté of Montreal appointed to the Supreme Court of Canada

Prime Minister Stephen Harper named Suzanne Côté of Montreal to the Supreme Court of Canada today, returning the number of women on the SCC to four. She heads to the SCC directly from her practice as a partner and head of the Montreal litigation practice at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. See http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/new-judge-named-to-supreme-court/article21808810/

Remembrance Day

Legal institutions across Canada mark Remembrance Day with special services. Last night in Toronto, for example, the Law Society of Upper Canada held a special Convocation ceremony in which those law students killed in World War I before their Call to the Bar, were given an honorary Call.

Lexpert publishes Energy special edition in Globe and Mail’s Report on Business

Lexpert published its special edition on Energy in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business magazine on October 31. This special Energy edition includes the following feature articles: Foreign Investment: The federal government’s new rules on foreign investment may have caused a slowdown in foreign investment in 2013, but foreign state-owned enterprises have found new ways to do deals From

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Lexpert publishes Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining supplement

  Lexpert has just published its Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining supplement. Mining is a global business and Canada is at its financial hub. Lexpert worked with several leading conference producers and one venerable publication, Mining Journal, to produce this special supplement. This publication includes the following articles: Creative Financing: Canada’s mining-savvy capital markets are

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