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In the past five years, how has the perceived standing of Canadian corporate counsel changed? Source: Deloitte & Touche LLP
In the past five years, how has the perceived standing of Canadian corporate counsel changed? Source: Deloitte & Touche LLP
Facing a bad economy, more complex regulations, and higher risk, Canadian companies have been relying much more on their corporate counsel over the past five years, according to a recent survey.
Chief Justice Warren Winkler says the grievance arbitration system is close to dysfunctional.
Chief Justice Warren Winkler says the grievance arbitration system is close to dysfunctional.
The current system of labour arbitration takes too much time, is too costly, and involves too much litigation, says Ontario’s Chief Justice Warren K. Winkler.
Monday, 25 April 2011 09:05

Franchise class actions here to stay

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When the Ontario Superior Court last month certified a $750-million class action involving former auto dealers suing General Motors of Canada Ltd., it marked the latest in a series of class actions related to the franchisor-franchisee relationship.
Jane Dietrich says from an insolvency lawyer’s perspective, this decision is problematic.
Jane Dietrich says from an insolvency lawyer’s perspective, this decision is problematic.
The rights of pensioners have priority over those of secured creditors in an insolvent company, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled in a case that could radically shift how companies and their lawyers deal with credit agreements and registered pension funds.
Monday, 11 April 2011 12:55

Happy and in-house

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Fred Headon says his election reflects in-house counsel’s strategic role in working with the private bar.
Fred Headon says his election reflects in-house counsel’s strategic role in working with the private bar.
Do you want to be happy? Then go in-house. That’s what the findings of the latest CCCA In-House Counsel Barometer survey suggest.
Former minister James Peterson discusses enforcement of Canadian legislation against bribing foreign officials at the University of Toronto.
Former minister James Peterson discusses enforcement of Canadian legislation against bribing foreign officials at the University of Toronto.
An international report highly critical of Canada’s enforcement of its foreign official anti-bribery laws will likely increase pressure on Canadian authorities and companies to improve compliance in this area, a panel of experts told a Toronto audience last week.
Benjamin Zarnett wonders whether the court played a meaningful role in simply scrutinizing the Magna vote.
Benjamin Zarnett wonders whether the court played a meaningful role in simply scrutinizing the Magna vote.
The Ontario Securities Commission encouraged “despotic behaviour” in the markets by allowing the $1-billion deal that saw Frank Stronach cede his tight grip on Magna International Inc., a University of Toronto law professor and securities expert told a recent roundtable exploring the fairness of the deal.
Illustration: iStock
Illustration: iStock
Ottawa’s efforts to establish a national securities regulator have been dealt a blow in the Alberta Court of Appeal, which has ruled the central entity would be unconstitutional if established.
Monday, 07 March 2011 10:04

Ontario legislators look into TMX-LSE deal

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Chief executives, Tom Kloet of TMX, left, and Xavier Rolet of the LSE made their case to Ontario legislators last week.
Chief executives, Tom Kloet of TMX, left, and Xavier Rolet of the LSE made their case to Ontario legislators last week.
The CEOs of the Toronto and London stock exchanges told Ontario provincial legislators last week the merger of their two companies would benefit the province’s financial industry and bring more jobs to Toronto. But members of the committee established to look into the $7-billion deal expressed concern Toronto would become a minority partner and lose status through the merger.
Monday, 28 February 2011 12:24

Conditions set for M&A growth: panel

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The right conditions are in place in North America and globally for an increase in mergers and acquisitions in 2011, but some caution from the crisis still lingers, according to a panel of top business and banking executives.
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