Tag: litigation

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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Comparative Litigation Costs

The US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) published a study this summer that compared “2011 Liability Costs as a Fraction of GDP” among the US, Canada and Europe: http://www.instituteforlegalreform.com/doc/international-comparisons-of-litigation-costs-europe-the-united-states-and-canada. It will surprise no one that the US led at 1.66 per cent, but it may be surprising that Canada came second at 1.19 per

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Litigator Alan Mark returns to Goodmans

Litigator Alan Mark made the move to the Toronto office of Goodmans on April 1st, after leaving Norton Rose Canada.  Mark had been with Goodmans from 1990 until 2002 when he left to join Ogilvy Renault (now Norton Rose Canada and soon to be Norton Rose Fulbright). For me, Goodmans has a great clientele, but

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Chobani wins court battle in Canada, is accused of misleading consumers in the US

Greek-style yogurt has been making headlines after a ruling in the Federal Court of Canada found in favour of US yogurt-maker Chobani. In the ruling, released in late July, Justice Sandra Simpson held that the company could continue importing the product into Canada on a temporary basis, without paying the hefty tariffs of 237.5 per cent that would normally apply. Lexpert-ranked lawyer Robert

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Lawyers retain each other for quick advice

Lawyers at large firms often talk about how nice it is to walk down the hall and have a quick chat with one of their colleagues about a case. If you are a corporate lawyer, you can get a snapshot from one your firm’s employment lawyers about an employment law question, or ask someone in

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