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FCT marks charitable milestones through Habitat for Humanity partnership

Title insurer FCT’s charitable foundation will soon reach a number of milestones through its corporate partnership with Habitat for Humanity Canada.

Sometime this year, FCT will have contributed almost $300,000 in cash to support Habitat program expansions, including ReStore expansions and the 360 Built Smart Partnership. 21 more words

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Why is Harvard's MDP conference lacking lawyers?

Management consultants, economists, doctors, engineers, pharmacists, IT types and other professionals will all be attending the inaugural 2014 International Multidiscipline on Art, Science and Technology… 106 more words

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Montreal lawyer suggests way for investors to challenge abusive compensation plans

Montreal lawyer Carl Ravinsky, a partner with Lavery, de Billy LLP, thinks the federal government should amend Canadian law to make it easier for shareholders to challenge executive compensation plans in court. 451 more words

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Q2 League Tables: Energy fuels a market revival

A pick-up of deals in the energy sector led to a nice upward swing in business for Canada’s biggest law firms.

Canadian law firms advised issuers… 733 more words

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LexisNexis buys Canadian legal publishing assets from Wolters Kluwer

LexisNexis Canada is buying the Canadian legal publishing assets of Wolters Kluwer Ltd., the company announced on Tuesday.

Wolters Kluwer, formerly known as CCH Canadian Ltd., publishes software, content and services used by lawyers in areas such as securities, insurance, civil litigation, environment/health, corporate/commercial, alternative dispute resolution, and estate/family/real estate law. 115 more words

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Immigration lawyer joins Baker & McKenzie in Toronto

Cathryn Sawicki has left Fogler Rubinoff to join Baker & McKenzie’s Toronto office as a partner in the firm’s Global Immigration & Mobility Practice.

Sawicki provides legal advice, advocacy and support of various immigration and citizenship applications including rehabilitation, temporary resident permits, family class, Canadian experience class, federal skilled worker, work permits, temporary resident permits, study permits, and citizenship applications. 72 more words

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