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Trader Joe’s vs. Pirate Joe’s update

  • Field Law
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 4 2014

The very popular US grocery retailer Trader Joe's has a following among Canadian consumers. Capitalizing on this popularity north of the border, a

Wal-Mart employee class action in USA lessons for Canadian employers?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 11 2011

When the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (San Francisco) affirmed an order certifying the largest employment discrimination class action ever in the US, Wal-Mart was left facing a class of up to 1.5 million members

License plates numbers are not “personal information” under Alberta’s privacy laws

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 29 2011

The Supreme Court of Canada recently denied leave to appeal a controversial decision from the Alberta Court of Appeal concerning the meaning of “personal information”

Insider trading through deductive reasoning: Canada and the United States take different approaches

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 15 2013

The Ontario Securities Commission and a veteran investment banker, Richard Moore, recently reached a settlement agreement regarding claims by the OSC

When must U.S. companies register with Ontario workers' comp authorities?

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 1 2012

In Ontario, workers’ compensation is administered by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB), which is governed by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (WSIA

U.S. top court will decide right to sue extraterritorial corporations

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 14 2011

On October 17, 2011, the United States Supreme Court agreed to consider whether the country’s Alien Torts Statute (ATS) applies to corporations

Cross-border lessons in combating misleading advertising

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 23 2013

Protecting consumers from false and misleading advertising is a key enforcement priority for both Canada's Competition Bureau and the United States

BC Securities Commission went too far in making reciprocal order

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 17 2012

The Lines brothers entered into a settlement with the SEC under which they agreed to disgorge $1.3 million in profits from alleged misconduct, paid civil penalties and undertook not to trade in penny stocks on certain platforms

You're getting sued for what? An E&O odyssey (Pt 7)

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 28 2012

This post is part of an occasional series highlighting the type of risks which film and TV producers face and which are supposed to be covered by E&O insurance, and which aims to demonstrate that what might seem to a producer to be paranoia on the part of their lawyer is, in fact, well-founded

Back to basic: US Supreme Court to hear Amgen and clarify “fraud-on-the-market” reliance presumption in class actions

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 4 2012

The Supreme Court of the United States has announced it will hear the appeal in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust Funds, setting the stage for an important clarification of the use of the “fraud-on-the-market” reliance presumption in U.S. securities class actions