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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Jan 17, 2019, 17:32 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

DONNA HUTCHINSON, CAMERON EDWARD CORNISH, DAVID PAUL GEORGE SIDDERS and PATRICK JELF CARUSO, File No. 2017-54 TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Take...


Jan 17, 2019, 16:48 ET MFDA Hearing Panel approves settlement agreement with Danny Rana

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - A settlement hearing in the matter of Danny Rana ("Respondent") was held today in Toronto, Ontario before a...


Jan 17, 2019, 16:30 ET Affinor Growers Inc. - British Columbia Securities Commission ("BCSC") Temporary Order Update

Listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange under the symbol ("AFI") VANCOUVER , Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Affinor Growers Inc. ("AFI" or the "Company")...


Jan 17, 2019, 16:07 ET Ottawa dentist sentenced for tax fraud and laundering proceeds of crime

OTTAWA, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that, on January 17, 2019, Kin Tung Fong (Fong) of Ottawa, Ontario, was...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:46 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

MONEY GATE MORTGAGE INVESTMENT CORPORATION, MONEY GATE CORP., MORTEZA KATEBIAN and PAYAM KATEBIAN, File No. 2017-79 TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ -...


Jan 17, 2019, 09:00 ET Prize Mining Provides Update on Regulatory Matters

VANCOUVER, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - PRIZE MINING CORPORATION ("Prize" or the "Company") (TSXV:PRZ) (OTCQB:PRZFF) (MQSP:GR:FRANKFURT) wishes to provide...


Jan 17, 2019, 08:29 ET Beleave Provides an Update on the BCSC's Temporary Order

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Beleave Inc. (CSE: BE) (OTCQX: BLEVF) ("Beleave" or the "Company") is pleased to provide an update on its...


Jan 16, 2019, 16:56 ET MFDA Hearing Panel approves settlement agreement with Roland Mah

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A settlement hearing in the matter of Roland Mah ("Respondent") took place on January 9, 2019 in Edmonton, Alberta...


Jan 16, 2019, 16:41 ET MFDA Hearing Panel approves settlement agreement with Ryan Corcoran

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - A settlement hearing in the matter of Ryan Russell Gerard Corcoran ("Respondent") took place yesterday in Toronto,...


Jan 16, 2019, 16:29 ET MFDA announces disciplinary proceeding in respect of Blaise Leslie Szekely

TORONTO, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has commenced disciplinary proceedings in respect of Blaise...


Jan 16, 2019, 16:22 ET Enforcement Notification - Tax evasion - Provider of false charitable donation receipts fined more than $150,000 for tax evasion

MONTRÉAL, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that Manoharan Thangarajah pleaded guilty last January 15th to a tax ...


Jan 16, 2019, 13:39 ET Statement - More needs to be done to protect people from genetic discrimination in Canada

OTTAWA, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Following the Quebec Court of Appeal's opinion concerning the constitutionality of the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act,...


Jan 16, 2019, 08:17 ET CRTF Seizes 691.5 kilograms of contraband tobacco

CORNWALL, ON, Jan. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - On January 9, 2019, while conducting a border integrity operation, officers with the Cornwall Regional Task Force ...


Jan 15, 2019, 16:09 ET Notice from the Office of the Secretary - Ontario Securities Commission

NATURAL BEE WORKS APIARIES INC., RINALDO LANDUCCI and TAWLIA CHICKALO, File No. 2018-40 TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Commission issued an Order ...


Jan 15, 2019, 14:13 ET ASC issues Variation Order relating to Prize Mining Corp.

CALGARY, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) has varied a January 3, 2019 Order in relation to preliminary allegations by...


Jan 15, 2019, 11:30 ET Media advisory - New Legal Actions against Airport Nuisance: A New Step Taken by Les Pollués de Montréal-Trudeau

MONTREAL, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Aéroports de Montréal, NAV Canada and Transport Canada are affected by these new actions in relation with...


Jan 14, 2019, 13:32 ET OSC taking action to reduce regulatory burden for Ontario market participants

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Today the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published OSC Staff Notice 11-784: Burden Reduction, which outlines...


Jan 14, 2019, 11:23 ET Spin Master and Alpha Group Resolve Patent Disputes Relating to Award-Winning Bakugan® Toy

TORONTO, Jan. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Spin Master Corp. (TSX:TOY; www.spinmaster.com) and Alpha Group Co., Ltd. of Guangzhou, Guangdong, P.R. China, are...


Jan 12, 2019, 07:00 ET Did you purchase shares of SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. ("SNC") between November 6, 2009 to and including February 27, 2012?

LONDON, ON, Jan. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - A settlement has been reached in class actions against SNC and certain of its former officers and directors...


Jan 11, 2019, 21:06 ET Inter-Tribal Health Authority Issues Notices of Mediation to the First Nations Health Authority

NANAIMO, BC, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - On January 8, 2019, the Inter-Tribal Health Authority (ITHA) issued six Notices of Mediation to the First Nations...


Jan 11, 2019, 18:36 ET UMD Outraged by Macedonia Parliament Name Change Vote

WASHINGTON and TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The United Macedonian Diaspora (UMD) has responded with disgust and outrage at the decision of...


Jan 11, 2019, 14:47 ET Attorney General of Canada issues Directive on Civil Litigation Involving Indigenous Peoples

OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to fundamentally transforming its relationship with Indigenous peoples based on...


Jan 11, 2019, 14:35 ET Enforcement Notification - Tax evasion - Surrey lawyer and businessman sentenced for tax evasion

VANCOUVER, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced today that Baldev Singh Ghag of Surrey, British Columbia, was sentenced on ...


Jan 11, 2019, 12:52 ET Final Court Approval Received for Plan of Arrangement with Tahoe Resources

VANCOUVER, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ: PAAS) (TSX: PAAS) ("Pan American") is pleased to announce that Tahoe Resources...


Jan 11, 2019, 10:15 ET Enforcement Notice - Hearing - IIROC to Set Hearing Date for Vancouver Investment Advisor Brian Anthony Peters

VANCOUVER, Jan. 11, 2019 /CNW/ - An appearance has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada ...