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Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association v. Monsanto Co.
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 27 2013

A recent decision by the U.S. Federal Circuit Court refusing to issue a declaratory judgment in Organic Seed Growers and Trade Associate v. Monsanto

Confirmation of the patentability of DNAgene sequences in the United States
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 21 2011

Canadian courts showed promising support for DNAgene patents by ruling in favour of Monsanto in its often-cited patent infringement case

Life sciences & law current issues 201213
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • June 18 2012

Each stage of the life cycle of a company or a product presents challenges that demand the expertise and resources of a strong legal partner

Conflicts of interest in complex investment structures - the evolution of the business judgment rule
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 19 2012

Gowlings recently hosted a seminarwebinar for clients of our firm entitled The Business Judgment RuleFiduciary Duties Arising From Administration of Assets and For Approving Transactions

Insolvency watch Cellfor obtains court protection in Canada and US
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 9 2012

Cellfor, a privately held company that bills itself as the world's first and largest commercial supplier of conifer varietal seedlings to the forest industry, has obtained a court order granting it protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act

BC Securities Commission went too far in making reciprocal order
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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

Superior Court of Justice refines factors to be considered when determining COMI
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 23 2012

A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Commercial List, refined the factors to be considered when determining the centre of main interests of debtor companies which are part of a larger corporate group

Avoiding anti-competitive employee recruitment arrangements: the United States Department of Justice challenges eBay and the Canadian implications
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 20 2012

In 2010, the government of Canada amended the Competition Act, making anti-competitive conspiracies between competitors or potential competitors a per se criminal offence, requiring no evidence of an adverse impact on competition

The U.S. Supreme Court questions fraud-on-the-market
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 18 2013

The recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in the Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans & Trust Funds, No. 11-1085, 2013 WL 691001 (Feb. 27, 2013

Fireman's Fund Ins. Co. v. Thyssen Mining Constr. of Can., 703 F.3d 488 (10th Cir. 2012)
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • March 25 2013

Two companies formed a joint venture (“JV”) in order to work on an excavation project in Canada. One of the companies that created the JV acted as