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27 february 2020

10:09
A penalty hearing has been scheduled before a Hearing Panel of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) in the matter of Douglas John Eley. The Hearing Panel will consider the penalty to be imposed based on their decision,...

09:00
The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA), the trade association representing all American music publishers and their songwriting partners, and Peloton , the world's largest interactive fitness platform, today announced that they have fully...

08:59
iAnthus Capital Holdings, Inc. ("iAnthus" or the "Company") , which owns, operates, and partners with best-in-class regulated cannabis operations across the United States, announced today that it has filed a Statement of Claim (the "Claim") in the...

08:38
Employers face many HR challenges but one of the biggest headaches is determining whether to record a workplace illness and injury on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Form 300, according to XpertHR's new Top 10 Q&As and...

08:30
Following major layoffs, the Bank of Montreal (BMO) faces a class action for shortchanging its employees of proper vacation and statutory holiday pay. Monkhouse Law has filed a statement of claim to certify the class...

08:00
This notice is pursuant to the Order of the Honourable Justice McEwen of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dated February 4, 2020 (the "Claims Process Order"). Any person having a claim against an Applicant arising prior to December 2, 2019 (the...

02:00
The Swifthold Foundation, which was defrauded by Sheikh Fahad bin Ahmad bin Mohamed bin Thani Al Thani and his Qatari company, Fast Trading Group, has been patiently waiting for the Qatari Enforcement Court to enforce Swifthold's $6 billion U.K. High...


26 february 2020

16:31
A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued its Reasons for Decision dated February 25, 2020 ("Reasons for Decision") in connection with a settlement hearing held in Toronto,...

16:18
A federal judge in North Carolina awarded Hyundai Motor America and Hyundai Motor Company a $5 million judgment against a Miami-based company accused of infringing Hyundai's trademarks through the sale of illegal gray market service and collision...

12:46
Today, Shawn "JAY-Z" Carter, Mario "Yo Gotti" Mims and Team ROC ? the philanthropic arm of Roc Nation ? have procured legal representation for 150+ inmates and have filed a second, civil lawsuit against the Mississippi Department of Corrections....

12:30
The British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) is alleging that a former investment advisor lied under oath to BCSC investigators after he violated rules of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC). Kenneth Edward Smith...

12:02
Pattern Energy Group Inc. ("Pattern Energy" or the "Company") today set the record straight regarding Water Island Capital, LLC's ("Water Island") false assertions and mischaracterizations of Pattern Energy's transaction with...

09:15
In October 2019, Okeanis ECO Tankers ("Okeanis") served a notice to exercise options to repurchase four VLCCs ("the Vessels") that earlier had been bought by Ocean Yield ASA ("Ocean Yield") and chartered back to Okeanis on long-term charters. The...

09:05
Crowell & Moring released its Regulatory Forecast 2020: What Corporate Counsel Need to Know for the Coming Year today, a report that explores the impact of regulatory changes on the technology industry and other sectors, and provides insight into...

08:07
References at www.bsne1.com The CEO of CWF Flooring, Inc., James Maksimuk of Palmdale, CA has filed a Writ of Certiorari, Case No. 19-493 with the U.S. Supreme Court questioning the Constitutionality of laws requiring corporations to hire legal...

08:05
Karyn Turk claimed today she is facing a prison sentence primarily because she is conservative commentator, a friend of Roger Stone and a business advisor to Republicans. Her attorneys, Peter Ticktin of The Ticktin Law Group and J. Ron Denman of...

03:00
Median securities class action settlement amounts remained at elevated levels in 2019, reflecting a rise in the overall percentage of mid-sized settlements and a decline in the number of smaller settlements, according to a report released today by...


25 february 2020

19:30
Christopher A. Mair, an associate in the Chicago office of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, has been named a "Top 40 Under 40" attorney in Illinois by The National Black Lawyers (NBL). The honor recognizes 40 African American attorneys from...

15:35
The Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") commenced a disciplinary proceeding in respect of Jeffrey Thomas Williams ("Respondent") by Notice of Hearing dated August 7, 2019. As the result of a settlement agreement entered into between...

15:30
A Hearing Panel of the Central Regional Council of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association of Canada ("MFDA") has issued its Reasons for Decision (Misconduct) dated February 20, 2020 ("Reasons for Decision") in connection with a disciplinary hearing held...

13:26
The National Rural Water Association ("NRWA") filed a lawsuit today on behalf its members now dealing with unregulated chemicals in their drinking water. The NRWA, represented by Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, is a non-profit organization dedicated to...

10:35
Music Publishers Canada (MPC) is urging Parliamentarians to implement the extension of copyright term an extra 20 years to all works under Bill C-4, the CUSMA ratification bill, to ensure innovation, export potential and growth for small businesses....

10:00
Lucosky Brookman LLP (www.lucbro.com), a leading corporate finance and securities law firm, proudly announces that it has successfully represented its client, Duos Technologies Group, Inc. ("Duos" or the "Company"), in connection with the Company's...

08:48
Car accident attorneys Corey Sucher and Jay Sizemore of Brad Pistotnik Law ® tried the case of Tiara Franklin v. Parth Amin, et al, case number 2018-CV-2555. This case was tried in Sedgwick County District Court resulting in a jury verdict on January...

08:00
The former shareholders of payments startup, Fit Pay, Inc. have filed a Complaint in federal court in the Southern District of New York against Garmin International alleging the company unjustly benefitted from the acquisition of the technology that...

08:00
Whiteford, Taylor & Preston recently filed suit in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, following a catastrophic spinal injury to a Davidson Day School (NC) senior and Iredell County resident. The injury, suffered in a May 10, 2019, lacrosse game,...

06:00
Mallinckrodt plc ("Mallinckrodt" or the "Company") today announced that the Company and its specialty generics-focused subsidiaries Mallinckrodt LLC, SpecGx LLC and certain other affiliates (collectively, "Specialty Generics") have reached an...


24 february 2020

20:13
Sunniva Inc. ("Sunniva", the "Company", "we", "our" or "us")  has become aware that it has been named in a lawsuit (the "Lawsuit") commenced by Cura-Can Health Corp. ("Cura-Can") in connection with an amended and restated share purchase agreement...

16:49
Medical assistance in dying (MAID) is a complex and deeply personal issue. Today, the Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough,...

16:00
On February 19, 2020, the City Council of the City of Chicago approved a $10M settlement to compensate a man who was permanently paralyzed after being shot in the back by a Chicago Police Officer in 2012. The officer who fired the shots was one of...

14:27
Judge Troy Nunley of the Eastern District of California issued a preliminary injunction today in favor of two Black activists, represented by Rogers Joseph O'Donnell and ACLU Foundation of Northern California, requiring Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones...

12:01
VirnetXtm Holding Corporation , an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that the U.S. Supreme Court denied Apple's petition for a writ of certiorari seeking review of the judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...

10:58
Hydro-Québec finds the conduct exposed by TVA and the Journal de Montréal to be unacceptable. Early this morning, we contacted UPAC. We will work with them to ensure that any individuals involved in misconduct face appropriate consequences. The...

10:00
The Disciplinary Council of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ) rendered its decision on guilt and sanction in the case of Pierre Shoiry, who was sentenced to pay two fines totalling $75,000 for acts derogatory to the honour or dignity of the...

09:38
In light of recent media queries received by Trustco regarding inaccurate news stories, the Group Managing Director and CEO of Trustco Group Holdings Ltd, Dr Quinton van Rooyen, has issued the following statements to clarify matters. On the matter...

09:05
Stansberry Research, a leading national publisher of independent investment research, announced today that the United States District Court for the District of Maryland (the "Court") has vacated the permanent injunction entered against the Company in...

08:00
Following his surprise resignation last week, Tidjane Thiam's last earnings announcement as Chief Executive Officer was dominated by questions about litigation as worried analysts questioned Credit Suisse's provisions to settle ongoing actions...

07:00
The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Patty Hajdu P.C., Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, P.C., Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability...

06:45
Midwives Elizabeth Brandeis and Liz Fraser, alongside human rights lawyer Mary Cornish, will present and respond to new orders from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario to the Ford government. In Ontario, the Human Rights Code protects against...

05:08
Tens of thousands of British and Irish residents who lost out in Spain's massive property crash ten years ago are urged to act now to seek restitution before the chance to do so is lost for good. The British and Irish have historically invested...

02:18
In light of recent media queries received by Trustco regarding inaccurate news stories, the Group Managing Director and CEO of Trustco Group Holdings Ltd, Dr Quinton van Rooyen, has issued the following statements to clarify matters. On the matter...


23 february 2020

17:43
The Honourable David Lametti, P.C., Q.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, the Honourable Patty Hajdu P.C., Minister of Health, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, P.C., Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability...


22 february 2020

23:34
Through Cogent, Louis Bacon released the following statement regarding the February 22, 2020, New York Times story headlined, "How a Neighbors' Feud in Paradise Launched an International Rape Case," about Canadian clothing manufacturer Peter Nygard...

22:36
Correctional Service Canada On February 22, 2020, at about 12:00 p.m., three inmates were victims of an assault at Edmonton Institution, a maximum security federal institution. The injured inmates were evaluated by staff members and transported to an...


21 february 2020

20:45
Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of HP Inc. between February 23, 2017 and October 3, 2019, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The lawsuit seeks...

20:24
Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation , now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Occidental Petroleum Corporation ,...

20:20
Rosen Law Firm, a global investor rights law firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit on behalf of purchasers of the securities of Southwest Airlines Co. between February 7, 2017 and June 25, 2019, inclusive (the "Class Period"). The...

16:56
Two New Jersey women who were minor children when they worked at a Chipotle in Fort Lee, New Jersey will hold a news conference on Saturday, February 22, 2020. In attendance will be Plaintiffs Alyssa MacLeod and Abbie Van Lee, as well as Plaintiff's...

15:19
The Commission issued an Order in the above named matter. A copy of the Order dated February 21, 2020 is available at www.osc.gov.on.ca. OFFICE OF THE SECRETARYGRACE KNAKOWSKISECRETARY TO THE COMMISSION SOURCE Ontario Securities Commission

13:58
Global law firm Ropes & Gray today announced the arrival of three health care lawyers ? J. Harold Richards, Michael J. McDougall and Alex J. Talley ? who join the firm in Washington, D.C. as counsel. Their arrival follows that of Stephanie Webster,...

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