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Gowlings – Information Technology Manager, Calgary Office - COMPLETE

Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (“Gowlings“) is a leading Canadian law firm offering a diverse range of services to help domestic and international organizations achieve their business objectives. 171 more words

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McMillan, FMC, Osler Win Big at ILO Client Choice Awards

The International Law Office has announced the winners of this year’s ILO Client Choice Awards, which recognize excellence and client care by partners and law firms around the world. 169 more words

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Competition Bureau announces new pre-merger threshold

Canada’s Competition Bureau has set the pre-merger notification transaction-size threshold for 2012 at $77 million, up $4 million over 2011.

The change is effective February 11, 2012. 38 more words


Executive compensation disclosure amendments in force

The Canadian Securities Administrators have adopted amendments to Form 51-102F6 Statement of Executive Compensation.

The amendments came into force on October 31, 2011 and will apply for financial years ending on or after that date. 34 more words


First female Chief Justice for Quebec

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has appointed Nicole Duval Hesler, a judge of the Quebec Court of Appeal since 2006, as Chief Justice of Quebec.

Duval Hesler is the first female appointed to the post and replaces Justice Michel Robert, who retired on September 1, 2011. 24 more words

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Patent Medicine: Canadian companies need to build up intellectual property portfolios

For better or worse, Canadians have a worldwide reputation as a trusting people.

When it comes to acquisitions of Canadian companies where intellectual property plays a prominent role, the impact is decidedly worse, with at least one prominent Canadian M&A lawyer arguing lacklustre interest in IP protection results in millions of dollars routinely being left on the table. 1,074 more words

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Mining law means digging into government

Mining has always been a risky business, and a dwindling number of large-scale, easy-to-access mineral deposits is making it even riskier. The big mines of tomorrow will be located in places previously ignored due to their political risk or difficult terrain. 854 more words

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