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Huberman: TPP agreement much needed

Details of the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement text have been publicly released and, within it, the federal government sets out “laudable and praiseworthy ... Read more

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Differences between U.S., Canadian transaction documents

Canadian lawyers engaged in cross-border mergers, acquisitions and divestitures are often presented with transaction documents drafted by American lawyers — documents which ... Read more

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Conference to discuss international business, litigation

An international law conference focusing on global collaboration and foreign litigation, while also offering valuable networking opportunities to participants, is ... Read more

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International law conference to explore global collaboration

An upcoming international law conference will not only cover important topics like global collaboration and foreign litigation, but – perhaps more importantly – the event will ... Read more

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Canadian plaintiff injured abroad? You best get packing!

By Jon-David Giacomelli Since the Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling in Club Resorts Ltd. v. Van Breda , [2012] 1 S.C.R. 572, more and more Canadian plaintiffs have found ... Read more

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Court of Appeal says German 30-Year limitation applies

By Jon-David Giacomelli In Bieberstein v. Kirchberger , 2013 ONCA 629, the Court Of Appeal for Ontario recently held that a trial judge had correctly ordered dismissal of ... Read more

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More than 1,500 Canadians in foreign prisons

MONTREAL – For nearly two months all eyes were turned to John Greyson and Tarek Loubani, the Canadian activists held in an Egyptian prison before being allowed to return to Canada. ... Read more

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Hague Service Convention aims to simplify rules, but regime isn't perfect

By Ruzbeh Hosseini The Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters ( Hague Service Convention ) is a multilateral ... Read more

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Challenging jurisdiction: Van Damme v. Gelber

By Ruzbeh Hosseini The facts in  Van Damme v. Gelber , 2013 ONCA 388 arise from an action commenced by Alexandre Van Damme in the State of New York for specific performance ... Read more

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Community presence needed for satellite office success

Opening a satellite office can be a beneficial move for a law firm looking to offer services to a wider client base,  Toronto business litigation lawyer Chris MacLeod tells ... Read more

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Success at a smaller firm

At smaller firms, the ability to be flexible and adapt quickly is especially valuable, Toronto cross-border litigator Jon-David Giacomelli says in Lawyers Weekly . ... Read more

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Fee structure important part of complex litigation cases

As cost savings become more important in complex litigation cases, firms must aim to resolve matters more quickly and efficiently than ever before, Toronto cross-border litigator ... Read more

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Judge halts Ecuadorian judgment from enforcement in Canada

By Jon-David Giacomelli On May 1, in a thorough and carefully reasoned judgment, Justice Brown of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ordered that the Ontario action to ... Read more

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