1. 26 août 2014 MEP Business Counsel, new law firm in BC launched by ex-Heenan Blaikie Vancouver lawyers

    The founding members of Michael, Evrensel & Pawar LLP (operating as MEP Business Counsel) are proud to announce the launch of a new British Columbia-based full-service corporate, commercial and media/entertainment law firm founded on global expertise, ingenuity and collegiality. Formed by a collaborative group of highly-skilled business lawyers from Heenan Blaikie’s former Vancouver office, with […]

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    24 août 2014 Iraqi Minorities in Geneva Meet UN, US, EU, Demand Emergency Session

    Left to right: Iraqi Christians Ramzi Wahida & Maryam Wahida, UN Watch Executive Director Hillel Neuer, Iraqi Christian representative, and Yazidi spokesman Breen Tahseen The following statement was issued today by Mr. Breen Tahseen, the son and spokesman of Prince Tahseen, leader of the Yazidi people, at the conclusion of Geneva diplomatic meetings: Today I […]

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    23 août 2014 Borden Ladner Gervais welcomes Louise Arbour

    Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is delighted to announce that one of Canada’s leading jurists, the Honourable Louise Arbour, former United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada has joined the firm as Counsel. “In our long and successful history as Canada’s oldest and largest law firm, serving […]

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    19 août 2014 Joli-Cœur Lacasse welcomes 2 lawyers : Serge Provençal and Jean-Philippe Rocheleau

    Éric Beauchesne, president of Joli-Cœur Lacasse, is pleased to announce the arrival of Serge Provençal and Jean-Philippe Rocheleau to the Montreal’s office. Graduated in law from the University of Sherbrooke in 1985, Mr. Serge Provençal was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 1987. Entertainment law, copyright and image rights dominate his practice. He also works […]

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  5. 15 août 2014 Prime Minister Abe announced as keynote speaker at International Bar Association annual flagship event for the global legal profession

    The International Bar Association (IBA) today announces His Excellency Prime Minister Shinzō Abe as the keynote speaker at the 2014 IBA Annual Conference. For the first time in the Association’s history, the foremost annual gathering of the global legal profession, typically bringing together 5,000 delegates from across the globe, will take place in Tokyo, Japan, […]

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    13 août 2014 100th Anniversary of the Montreal Municipal Court

    Mortom S. Minc, Juge-President L’HONORABLE MORTON S. MINC JUGE-PRÉSIDENT COUR MUNICIPALE DE LA VILLE DE MONTRÉAL 12 NOVEMBRE 2013 MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC – Merci : – Madame la Juge en chef du Québec – Madame la Présidente de Lord Reading Law Society, Heather Micheline – Chères/chers collègues – Members of the Bar – Special thanks to […]

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  7. 13 août 2014 Cyber Crime discussions with US Justice department and ITech lawyers

    The International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw), the leading worldwide organization representing lawyers in the technology sector, today announced that its new President, Sajai Singh of India’s J. Sagar Associates, has met with senior officials in the U.S. Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission. The series of discussions took place in Washington, D.C. over […]

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    11 août 2014 Bernard Synnott elected Bâtonnier of Quebec Bar

    Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today that Bernard Synnott was elected President of the Québec Bar Association for 2014-2015. The traditional transfer of power took place Saturday, June 7th, at the Annual Conference of the Québec Bar. Having previously served as President of the Montréal Bar (2004-2005), Bernard has also […]

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  9. 10 août 2014 The McGill Executive Institute is proud to celebrate the 65th year anniversary of the highly popular first cycle of our Mini-MBA Series; the Executive Development Course (EDC).

    Secure your seat now before the program reaches maximum capacity! Upcoming Seminars Mini-MBA Executive Development Course (EDC) – Montreal Begins Sep 15 Accounting and Finance for Non-Financial Managers Sep 16-19 Essential Management Skills Sep 22-24 Strategic Planning and Execution Sep 22-24 Budgeting and Forecasting Sep 30-Oct 1 Influence and Assertiveness Oct 16-17 Business Writing for […]

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  10. 10 août 2014 A.G. Schneiderman announces settlement with pfizer to end deceptive advertising practices and off-label promotion of immunosuppressive drug Rapamune

    Pfizer Marketed Drug For Purposes Unapproved By U.S. Food And Drug Administration, Lobbied Doctors And Hospitals To Prescribe Drug For Off-Label Uses NEW YORK — Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that he, along with 40 other state Attorneys General and the District of Columbia, reached a $35 million settlement with Pfizer arising from […]

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