Nevsun can be sued in Canada for alleged human rights abuses, Supreme Court rules

Corporations can be civilly liable for international law breaches; act of state doctrine not a bar

Top Civil Litigation and Criminal Law Boutiques Survey

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It’s not just ‘big tech’ that should be wary of regulatory changes

New report says that regulatory changes focused on tech sector will have wide-reaching implications

As coronavirus spreads globally, what are the laws governing Canadian ports of entry?

An immigration specialist discusses the legal tools at the government’s disposal

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions and departures: Week of Feb. 28

Firms making moves included BLG; Fogler, Rubinoff; and Thompson Dorfman Sweatman

Nova Scotia Supreme Court: No right to freedom of expression on license plates

The cancellation of a license plate reflecting a Nova Scotia man’s surname, “GRABHER,” was upheld

Proposed change to Citizenship Act would refer to Indigenous rights in oath of citizenship

Amendment to address Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Call to Action No. 94

Dentons pays tribute to former Canadian national chair

David Smith died on Wednesday February 26

International law firm now available “without the lawyers”…

Latham & Watkins posts another strong year’s results…International Bar Association cancels events amid coronavirus…

OPINION

Better understanding illuminated family dynamics but introduced complexities, argues David Frenkel

Much of a lawyer’s stress and anxiety comes from finite thinking, argues Daniel Lo

Motions seek to censure and remove partners from Equity and Indigenous Affairs Committee, says bencher

Steve Szentesi just wants the price-dripping cases to go away

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2020 Top Boutiques: Civil Litigation and Criminal Law

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