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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May 21, 2019, 16:56 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

MARTIN BERNHOLTZ, File No. 2018-16 TORONTO, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Following a hearing held today, the Commission issued an Order in the above named...


May 21, 2019, 15:13 ET Government of Canada provides $10 million to combat drug-impaired driving in British Columbia

VANCOUVER, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Impaired driving is a leading cause of criminal injury and death in Canada. While drug-impaired driving has been...


May 21, 2019, 15:07 ET Canadian Law Enforcement and Public Safety Partners Launch Anti-Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Campaign

OTTAWA, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Starting today and continuing over the ride season, police and public safety partners are taking to social media to...


May 21, 2019, 11:00 ET Securities Act confidentiality provision ruled constitutional

CALGARY, May 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Justice B. Millar of the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta has rejected a constitutional attack against section 45 of...


May 21, 2019, 09:13 ET New Lawsuits Filed Against Boeing in Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Fatal 737-8 MAX Crash

Additional wrongful death lawsuits in the crash of the Boeing 737-8 MAX, operated as Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, were filed on May 16 in Chicago,...


May 17, 2019, 15:51 ET Enforcement Notice - Decision - IIROC Adjourns Disciplinary Hearing Proceedings for Calgary Investment Advisor Michael Francis O'Brien

CALGARY, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Following a Motion held on May 7, 2019, in Calgary, Alberta, a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory...


May 17, 2019, 13:49 ET "60 Minutes" to profile life-saving work of Rainbow Railroad

Toronto-based international nonprofit helps LGBTQI people in danger find legal pathways to safety TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Rainbow Railroad — an ...


May 17, 2019, 13:12 ET MFDA Hearing Panel approves settlement agreement with Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - A settlement hearing in the matter of Investors Group Financial Services Inc. ("Respondent") was held today in Toronto, ...


May 17, 2019, 12:00 ET Fredrica H. Pottinger is not licensed to conduct mortgage business in Ontario

TORONTO, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) is warning consumers that Fredrica H. Pottinger is not licensed to...


May 17, 2019, 11:31 ET PPSC Deskbook updated with Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Public Prosecution Service of Canada (PPSC) announced changes today to the "Decision to Prosecute" chapter of the...


May 16, 2019, 16:31 ET MFDA Hearing Panel issues Reasons for Decision in the matter of Howard Arcand

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued...


May 16, 2019, 16:30 ET MFDA Hearing Panel issues Reasons for Decision in the matter of Scott Boassaly

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued...


May 16, 2019, 16:30 ET Little Warriors disturbed by RCMP behaviour during Kelowna teen's report of sexual assault

Little Warriors offers to provide the RCMP with a custom training program designed to support victims EDMONTON, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - After recent...


May 16, 2019, 16:29 ET MFDA Hearing Panel issues Reasons for Decision in the matter of Shaun Collier

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued...


May 16, 2019, 16:05 ET MFDA Hearing Panel issues Reasons for Decision in the matter of David Hucul

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Pacific Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued...


May 16, 2019, 15:57 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

MARTIN BERNHOLTZ, File No. 2018-16 TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Office of the Secretary issued a Notice of Hearing for a hearing to consider...


May 16, 2019, 15:50 ET MFDA Hearing Panel issues Reasons for Decision in the matter of Emily Yu

TORONTO, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A Hearing Panel of the Pacific Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued...


May 16, 2019, 07:00 ET Village Farms International Applauds Passage of Hemp Bill by Texas Senate

Bill Now Returns to Texas House to Consider Senate's Amendments VANCOUVER, May 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Village Farms International, Inc. ("Village Farms" or ...


May 16, 2019, 06:30 ET Bill 21 regarding secularism - Statement of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Montreal, Archbishop Christian Lépine

MONTREAL, May 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - As the hearings continue into Bill 21 regarding secularism, the state and the ensuing ramifications, there is...


May 15, 2019, 18:13 ET Statement From Leading Aviation Law Firms On Boeing Hearing Before The House Transportation Committee On 737-8 MAX

Justin Green, military-trained pilot and partner at Kreindler & Kreindler LLP, one of the nation's leading aviation law firms, reacted to today's U.S....


May 15, 2019, 16:44 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

DAVID MICHAEL MICHAELS, File No. 2019-20 TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Office of the Secretary issued a Notice of Hearing pursuant to Subsections ...


May 15, 2019, 14:42 ET Koskie Minsky Brings Class Action against Pharmaceutical Companies for Opioid Addiction

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto commenced a class action today against 28 major pharmaceutical companies. The action was...


May 15, 2019, 13:10 ET Nuvo Pharmaceuticals™ Announces that U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Reverses District Court's Decision Related to Certain Vimovo Patents

MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nuvo or the Company) (TSX:NRI; OTCQX:NRIFF), a Canadian focused, healthcare company...


May 15, 2019, 11:10 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

3IQ CORP. and THE BITCOIN FUND, File No. 2019-7 TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Take notice that the hearing in the above named matter scheduled to be...


May 15, 2019, 10:02 ET MFDA issues Notice of Settlement Hearing in respect of Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") announced that it has issued a Notice of Settlement Hearing...