Legal Issues This category contains the most recent legal news, including releases regarding new and ongoing legal action and investigations, class-action suits, appeals processes, judgements and settlements. Also included are releases pertaining to the growth and performance of the legal sector and firms, with reports of office openings and expansions as well as significant new hires and partnerships. This section also includes the latest patent law news, with releases covering new applications, granted patents, appeals, and challenges.

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20:07 ET Cansortium Defends Claim From MXY Holdings, LLC

MIAMI, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - Cansortium Inc. (CSE: TIUM.U) (OTCQB: CNTMF) ("Cansortium" or the "Company"), a vertically integrated cannabis company...


18:56 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

MAJD KITMITTO, STEVEN VANNATTA, CHRISTOPHER CANDUSSO, CLAUDIO CANDUSSO, DONALD ALEXANDER (SANDY) GOSS, JOHN FIELDING, and FRANK FAKHRY, File No....


17:06 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

MAJD KITMITTO, STEVEN VANNATTA, CHRISTOPHER CANDUSSO, CLAUDIO CANDUSSO, DONALD ALEXANDER (SANDY) GOSS, JOHN FIELDING, and FRANK FAKHRY, File No....


16:10 ET MFDA issues Notice of Settlement Hearing in respect of Portfolio Strategies Corporation

TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") announced that it has issued a Notice of Settlement Hearing...


11:18 ET New Class Action launched in Court today on behalf of more than 100,000 Canadian Business Owners being unjustly denied Business Interruption Insurance Coverage

VANCOUVER, BC, Aug. 7, 2020 /CNW/ - The law offices of Koskie Minsky and Merchant Law Group have filed class action litigation alleging that all...


Aug 06, 2020, 19:01 ET WE Charity's Statement in Response to Testimony by Charity Intelligence before the Standing Committee on Finance

TORONTO, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - WE Charity and ME to WE Social Enterprise have gone further than most other organizations in our sector to engage third ...


Aug 06, 2020, 16:00 ET Bromwich and Smith: Bracing for a personal bankruptcy boom amid business closures

CALGARY, AB, Aug. 6, 2020 /CNW/ - With the ever-growing list of businesses filing for bankruptcy, it's only a matter of time before the number of...


Aug 06, 2020, 08:00 ET Celgard Successful in UK Court and is Granted Injunction Against Senior Battery Separator Imports Through Trial

Following the United Kingdom (UK) court's grant on May 7, 2020 of an interim injunction against Shenzhen Senior Technology Material Co., Ltd....


Aug 05, 2020, 22:03 ET Marler Clark files Salmonella Onion Lawsuit on behalf of Canadian Citizen in United States Federal Court

Today, Marler Clark filed a Salmonella Lawsuit on behalf of a Canadian citizen in United States Federal Court in California for her illness linked to ...


Aug 05, 2020, 14:42 ET Skingenix Inc. Announces International Fraud Suit Against Gowling WLG And Toronto Managing Partner Mark Ledwell

Renowned international law firm Gowling WLG ("Gowling"), and the Office Managing Partner of its Toronto headquarters, Mark Ledwell ("Ledwell"), have...


Aug 05, 2020, 14:12 ET MakeFoodSafe.com's Salmonella Lawyer Files First Salmonella Lawsuit in Montana in Red Onion Salmonella Outbreak

National Salmonella Lawyer Jory Lange of The Lange Law Firm, PLLC and Montana Personal Injury Attorneys Alexander (Zander) Blewett III and Drew...


Aug 05, 2020, 13:11 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

DINO PAOLUCCI, File No. 2020-25 TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2020 /CNW/ - The Office of the Secretary issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to Subsections 127(1)...


Aug 05, 2020, 07:00 ET Bausch Health Resolves Canadian Securities Class Action

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) ("Bausch Health" or the "Company"), today announced that the parties in the Canadian securities class...


Aug 04, 2020, 09:15 ET First Federal Lawsuit Filed in Oregon Salmonella Onion Outbreak

National Salmonella Lawyer Jory Lange and prominent Portland Consumer Protection Attorney David Sugerman filed the first federal lawsuit in the...


Jul 31, 2020, 16:50 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

MAJD KITMITTO, STEVEN VANNATTA, CHRISTOPHER CANDUSSO, CLAUDIO CANDUSSO, DONALD ALEXANDER (SANDY) GOSS, JOHN FIELDING, and FRANK FAKHRY, File No....


Jul 31, 2020, 16:43 ET Bausch Health Resolves Legacy SEC Investigation

Bausch Health Companies Inc. (NYSE/TSX: BHC) ("Bausch Health" or the "Company"), f/k/a Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. ("Valeant"), today ...


Jul 31, 2020, 07:00 ET Virginia Energy Loses Circuit Court Case

VANCOUVER, BC, July 31, 2020 /CNW/ - Virginia Energy Resources Inc. (TSXV: VUI) ("Virginia Energy" or the "Company") announces that unfortunately...


Jul 30, 2020, 12:20 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

COINSQUARE LTD., COLE DIAMOND, VIRGILE ROSTAND and FELIX MAZER, File No. 2020-21 TORONTO, July 30, 2020 The Commission issued its Oral Reasons for...


Jul 30, 2020, 07:45 ET Online Will Provider, LegalWills, Announces New Initiative to Support Teachers and Educational Staff as they Return to School

LegalWills is focused on protecting teachers and educational staff as they become the new front-line workers in the face of the pandemic. OTTAWA, ON, ...


Jul 29, 2020, 11:00 ET LifeLabs agrees to comply with privacy commissioners' orders, but challenges release of investigation report

TORONTO, July 29, 2020 /CNW/ - On June 25, the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Ontario and British Columbia issued a joint investigation...


Jul 29, 2020, 09:00 ET Class action filed in relation to vision issues linked to Elmiron prescription drugs

TORONTO, July 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Siskinds LLP has filed a proposed class action regarding Elmiron, an oral medication approved to treat interstitial...


Jul 29, 2020, 08:00 ET Statement from Audrey Poitras, President of Métis Nation of Alberta on criminal charges laid against Dwayne Roth

EDMONTON, AB, July 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Audrey Poitras, President of the Métis Nation of Alberta condemns, in the strongest of terms, all forms of...


Jul 28, 2020, 17:24 ET MFDA issues Notice of Settlement Hearing in respect of PEAK Investment Services Inc.

TORONTO, July 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") announced that it has issued a Notice of Settlement Hearing...


Jul 28, 2020, 17:18 ET MFDA issues Notice of Settlement Hearing in respect of Han Liu

TORONTO, July 28, 2020 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") announced that it has issued a Notice of Settlement Hearing...


Jul 28, 2020, 17:13 ET MFDA Hearing Panel issues Decision and Reasons in the matter of Tamar Eisenberg

TORONTO, July 28, 2020 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Prairie Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued...