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Anti-money laundering laws to be updated with Bitcoin in mind

Bitcoins have been all over the news as of late and clearly the federal government has taken note. Recent proposed amendments to the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act… 667 more words

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Norton Rose's Canadian financial services group adds Blakes, BMO alumnus

John Teolis, formerly of Blake Cassels & Graydon and John Jason, former senior vice president, deputy general counsel and chief compliance officer at BMO Financial Group have joined Norton Rose Fulbright Canada’s financial services group in Toronto. 293 more words

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BlackBerry and Fairfax Complete $1B Financing for Troubled Smartphone maker, with advice from McCarthys, Shearman, Torys, Blakes, and Skadden

Little came out of Mike Lazaridis’s efforts when, in September 2013, he approached two US private equity firms, Blackstone Group and the Carlyle Group, about a possible offer for BlackBerry. 636 more words


Big law firms think small to nurture startups

Arash Amouzgar is just starting his career as a corporate lawyer with one of Canada’s largest and best-known business law firms, Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP. 788 more words

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Fasken beefs up capital markets, international trade, life sciences and IP practices

David Judson, a capital markets law practitioner, Cliff Sosnow, an international trade lawyer, and Ingrid VanderElst, a life sciences lawyer, have joined Fasken Martineau Dumoulin as partners. 209 more words

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Happy days for lawyers: M&A is back

Spring is here, and the weather isn’t the only thing that has dramatically changed. The great M&A freeze-up also seems to have broken.

The latest news is the… 630 more words

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Law firms rack up billions in mining deals

When it comes to mining deals, McMillan LLP appears to have gotten the full benefit out of its recent merger with Lang Michener LLP, while Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP seems to be living up to its reputation as one of the leading mining firms in the country. 478 more words

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