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The pending Supreme Court of Canada leave to appeal application in Yugraneft v. Rexx Management is an important international arbitration case.

 

The case, in our view, is not only of national importance — it is of international importance. It goes to the heart of the attractiveness of international commercial arbitration: the ability to enforce an international arbitration award relatively easily in most countries in the world.

Web Exclusive: Are lawyers AWOL when it comes to their clients’ debts?Today Canadian consumers are being buffeted by a perfect storm — a worldwide meltdown in the stock market, a looming recession, and skyrocketing consumer debt. Who are Canadians with debt problems going to call for help? It is probably not going to be a lawyer despite the fact that it is often in a consumer’s best interests to do so.
Monday, 06 October 2008 10:54

Managing Partner

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Macleod Dixon LLP hasn’t expanded in an ordinary way, choosing “challenging” areas of the world such as Russia, Kazakhstan, and Venezuela to open new offices. After 110 years, the firm’s Caracas, Venezuela office has become the second-largest law firm in that country. Managing partner Elisabeth Eljuri talks to Canadian Lawyer about running the largest South American outpost of a Canadian firm.
Monday, 06 October 2008 08:52

Law Office Management

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It’s in a firm’s best interest to begin early the process of transitioning clients of soon-to-be-retiring partners, but it has to be done without stepping on anyone’s toes.
Friday, 29 August 2008 08:46

Following passions at Ecojustice

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Devon Page formally took over the role of executive director of Ecojustice last April. He’s been with Canada's largest public-interest environmental law organization, previously known as Sierra Legal Defence Fund, since 2001. 
Commercial real estate lawyers may not always find themselves in the vanguard of societal change, but now they have an opportunity to help save the world. That’s one reason why there’s a buzz of excitement in the bar over green leases.
Friday, 29 August 2008 08:31

Watch out for ‘green washing’

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While Canadian companies are marketing green products and services to the point of ubiquity, Canada’s Competition Bureau, along with the Canadian Standards Association, is cracking down on so-called “green washing,” with a set guidelines that prohibit vague or misleading environmental claims on products and services.
Tuesday, 05 August 2008 05:49

Increasing membership at fore for Joubert

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Guy Joubert takes over as president of the Canadian Bar Association at its annual meeting in Quebec City this month. Joubert is the first francophone from outside Quebec to lead the CBA and takes over from Bernard Amyot of Montreal. 
Tuesday, 05 August 2008 05:43

Cheap real estate comes with strings

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With the dollar hovering around par for the last year or so, and the U.S. housing market offering good deals, Canadians are heading south to buy vacation homes in greater numbers than ever.

Friday, 04 July 2008 09:08

Core values part of the every day at BCF

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The managing partners of BCF LLP admit that Quebec’s legal market is jammed with law firms yet is also somewhat anemic, so competition is tough. 
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