1. 13 février 2014 Ian Holloway: Heenan Blaikie reveals the flaw of the partnership model

    So a giant has fallen. Last week, the remaining partners of the law firm of Heenan Blaikie LLP voted to dissolve the partnership and to wind up the business. Practice groups have decamped to firms that, until a short time ago, were rivals. A rump tried to become the Canadian bridgehead of global firm DLA […]

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  2. 13 février 2014 The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination – 7-8 February 2014

     The Faculty of Law of McGill University invites you to a Symposium entitled « The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination, » held in honour of Professor Roderick A. Macdonald, OC, F.R. Scott Chair of Constitutional and Public Law. Taking place on the 7th and 8th of February 2014 at McGill’s Faculty of Law, […]

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  3. 11 février 2014 MARCEL AUBUT JOINS BCF

    Mario Charpentier, the Managing Partner of the law firm BCF LLP, is proud to announce that Mr. Marcel Aubut, one of Canada’s most-renowned lawyers, along with some thirty members from his team in Montreal and Quebec City, have decided to join the firm. Mr. Aubut will become Vice-Chairman of the Board, as well as a […]

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  4. 8 février 2014 Colorado’s Legal Marijuana Sales Bring « Common Sense » Justice and Savings

    On January 1, 2014, Colorado became the first state in the country where state-licensed stores selling recreational marijuana are open for business. Under a system of taxation and regulation, these stores, which are located in five of Colorado’s counties, will serve people 21 or older. The possession, purchase, and sale of marijuana will no longer […]

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  5. 5 février 2014 Fasken Martineau welcomes four new lawyers to Ottawa office

    Fasken Martineau, a leading international business law and litigation firm, announced today the addition of four new lawyers to the firm’s Ottawa office. Claire Vachon, Sébastien Lorquet, Judith Parisien and Marie-Andrée Richard will join the firm’s Labour, Employment & Human Rights Group. Claire Vachon is a seasoned lawyer who specializes in labour and employment law as well […]

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  6. 5 février 2014 Seven new hires bring their Real Estate and Financial Services expertise to Dentons Canada’s Montreal office

    Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce the addition of five new lawyers to its Montreal Real Estate practice and two new lawyers to its Montreal Financial Services practice. The arrival of these lawyers, all recognized for their expertise in their respective fields, will further bolster the high quality service Dentons offers clients in Canada […]

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  7. 4 février 2014 Statement from Heenan Blaikie LLP

    The partners of Heenan Blaikie LLP met on the weekend to discuss the organization of the firm. Discussions centered on restructuring and the future of regional offices across Canada. Partners across the country decided on the need to proceed with a major restructuring in the near future. “While discussions continue, the top priority remains Heenan […]

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  8. 29 janvier 2014 U.S. Chamber’s Global IP Center Unveils 2014 International Intellectual Property Index

    Report Sheds Light on Progress, Deficiencies in 25 Countries’ IP Environments, Including Select TPP Participants The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) today unveiled its 2014 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, a survey of 25 countries with diverse economies reflected in varying market size, level of development, and geography. Charting the Course […]

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    28 janvier 2014 Cross-examining an expert

    CROSS-EXAMINING AN EXPERT by Richard M. Wise, FCPA, FCA, IFA, FCBV, FASA, MCBA, C.Arb Partner, Valuation and Litigation Support MNP LLP Cross-examination is such a critical part in the trial process that entire books have been devoted to the subject, providing important advice and guidance. In preparing this article, I have culled material from selected […]

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    22 janvier 2014 The Unbounded Level of the Mind: Rod Macdonald’s Legal Imagination – 7-8 February 2014

    Taking place on the 7th and 8th of February 2014 at McGill’s Faculty of Law, the event will allow us to delve into Professor Rod Macdonald’s rich scholarship and its implications for future research. The Symposium is organized around six themes: Kaleidoscopic Federalism, Producing Fairness, Pluralizing the Subject, The Priority of Distributive Justice, Contextualizing Governance, […]

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