Month: November 2014

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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