Canada-wide Neurontin® Class Action – Notice of Certification.
Canada Newswire reports on Siskinds class action class action relating to the drug Neurontin®.To read full story, please visit http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/903975/canada-wide-neurontin-class-action-notice-of-certification.View the post titled Canada-wide Neurontin® Class Action – Notice of Certification.
In depth analysis of Heyes v BC
We’ve twice mentioned the BC case, refusing to compensate business owners severely impacted during subway construction: Susan Heyes Inc. v. South Coast BC Transportation Authority. See April and March, 2011. The Supreme Court refused leave to appeal on October 20, 2011. The current iss…View the post titled In depth analysis of Heyes v BC
Congratulations to Environmental Commissioners
I am late in congratulating both the Ontario and the federal Environmental Commissioners for their invaluable annual reports, and will try to look more closely at their findings as time permits. The Ontario Commissioner emphasizes how much the Ontario Ministry of the Environment is doing wit…View the post titled Congratulations to Environmental Commissioners
Koskie, Siskinds to Lead Class-Action Suit Against Sino-Forest
Businessweek reports on Siskinds winning approval from an Ontario judge to lead an investor class-action lawsuit against Sino-Forest Corp. For more information, please click here.View the post titled Koskie, Siskinds to Lead Class-Action Suit Against Sino-Forest
The Preferred Approach to Resolving Issues of Pass Through in Antitrust Claims
The Preferred Approach to Resolving Issues of Pass Through in Antitrust Claims (Presented at the 2012 International Cartel Workshop. American Bar Association. Feb 1-3, 2012) Introduction Just as numerous countries around the world begin to address civil claims for cartel conduct and decide o…View the post titled The Preferred Approach to Resolving Issues of Pass Through in Antitrust Claims
2012 begins with much-needed clarity from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
It’s a Happy New Year indeed for labour/employment lawyers and their clients, who now have clear direction from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal on the thorny issue of when duplicative litigation will be permitted (or not!) before the Tribunal. Previously, the Tribunal had issued conflictin…View the post titled 2012 begins with much-needed clarity from the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal
Offshore wind moratorium claim
For those interested, here is a copy of Trillium Power vs. The Queen (Ontario), Trillium’s Statement of Claim against the province of Ontario over Ontario’s on-again, off-again policy of encouraging offshore wind development, which is currently under a moratorium again. The alleg…View the post titled Offshore wind moratorium claim
Expropriating contaminated land
When a municipality expropriates contaminated land, can it deduct the full cost of remediating the contamination from the amount paid to the reluctant seller? Surprisingly, the answer is still not clear.View the post titled Expropriating contaminated land
Snap London shares a photo of James Caskey and Beth Traynor, partners at Siskinds.
Jim Caskey along with Orchestra London and Unity Project for Relief of Homelessness participated in the Dickens’ A Christmas Carol fundraiser. To view, please visit http://www.snaplondon.ca/?option=com_sngevents&id=346602&utm_source=email&utm_medium=snapdView the post titled Snap London shares a photo of James Caskey and Beth Traynor, partners at Siskinds.
Siskinds is proud to announce that Scott Ritchie and Charles Wright have been named to the 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
Selection to the 2012 Lexpert / ALM 500 Directory is limited only to the top 500 vote recipients in the survey who are the considered the Most Frequently Recommended by their peers. It is a special honour and Siskinds congratulates Scott and Charles. For more information, please visit http:…View the post titled Siskinds is proud to announce that Scott Ritchie and Charles Wright have been named to the 2012 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
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