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  • Law Prof: Private Sector Taking The Lead On Climate Action

    With government failing to act or denying a problem exists, major players in the private sector are taking the lead in trying to mitigate climate change, according to Michael Vandenbergh, the director of Vanderbilt Law School’s Climate...

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  • Protecting Electronic Devices At The Border

    A recent episode involving a cell phone search at the border got a lot of media attention, seen primarily through the lens of politics, but what happened bears attention from any attorney who needs to travel internationally....

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Changes in Canada’s Labor And Employment Laws

    The government of Canada has made significant changes to the labor and employment laws that apply to federally regulated businesses – banks, air transport, telephone, radio and television companies, among others. These laws touch on such matters...

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  • Greenpeace Beats Back A RICO Suit

    A federal judge in the Northern District of California has dismissed a potentially $300 million RICO lawsuit filed by a Canadian logging company against Greenpeace.  The general counsel of the environmental group said he was pleased that...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Extraterritoriality And The Lanham Act

    Recent decisions by the Fourth and Ninth Circuits on issues of extraterritoriality could have a significant impact on Lanham Act litigation. One case involves an alleged Trader Joe’s knockoff in Canada, called “Pirate Joes.” It had been...

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  • Cybersecurity In International Arbitration

    One more venue in which cybersecurity proves to be a potentially significant issue: An article in Practical Law from Latham & Watkins attorneys Jennifer Archie and Hanna Roos looks at cyber risk in the context of international...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Trends In Canadian M&A

    An unusually strong end of year 2015 bolstered Canadian M&A activity, and the trend continued into early 2016, writes Blake, Cassels & Graydon attorney Jamie Koumanakos. Current trends are being shaped in part by a change in...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Lawyers Who Challenged Canadian Gov’t Now Fight For Pay

    Two Canadian lawyers who opposed the appointment of a judge to that country’s Supreme Court – an appointment that was ultimately scuttled under controversy – are fighting to be paid for their efforts. In 2013, then-Prime Minister...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Critics Slam IP Rules In Pacific Trade Pact

    In negotiations over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), intellectual property provisions are proving to be a major bone of contention. A legal analyst for the medical group Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) told Radio Canada International that...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Chicken Farm Doesn’t Cut It As Document Shredder

    A privacy official in Canada has ruled that a nursing home’s contract with a chicken farm violates Canada’s Health Information Protection Act. (That’s “HIPA,” as opposed to its more convoluted U.S. counterpart, the Health Insurance Portability and...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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