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Benchmark Canada 2015 awards shortlist announced

December 17th, 2014

Benchmark Canada 2015 awards – shortlist announced

The nominations for the third annual Benchmark Canada awards have been announced.

For all of the...

Benchmark 2015 US awards shortlist announced

December 10th, 2014

The nominations for the third annual Benchmark Litigation US awards have been announced.

For all of the litigation firm and lawyer of the year...

Budgeting for Litigation: Obtaining Efficiencies and Meeting Client Goals by Brian Lamb and Tony Rospert

November 13th, 2014

By Brian Lamb and Tony Rospert

“We must consult our means rather than our wishes,” George Washington prudently observed. Although he was addressing...

Benchmark 2015 complete

September 24th, 2014

The 2015 edition of Benchmark Litigation is complete and has officially gone to press. Thanks to all of the firms that participated in the research process and thank...

Langlois Kronström Desjardins's Danielle Ferron named one of Quebec’s eight key female financial players in 2014

August 26th, 2014

Danielle Ferron named one of Quebec’s eight key female financial players in 2014 

Montréal, August 12, 2014 – Langlois Kronström Desjardins (LKD) is...

Langlois Kronström Desjardins welcomes Daniel Baum to its litigation team

August 12th, 2014

Montréal, July 13, 2014 – Langlois Kronström Desjardins (LKD) is pleased to announce the arrival of a new lawyer, Daniel Baum, who will be practicing out of...

Features

Interview with Linda Plumpton of Torys LLP

December 3rd, 2014

Linda Plumpton is a member of Torys’ Executive Committee and a partner in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice, and Competition and...

Prosecutors and Whistleblowers Push False Claims Act Into New Frontiers, Creating Aggressive Enforcement Strategies and Unprecedented Theories of Liability - by Kristin Graham Koehler and Brian P. Morrissey

October 17th, 2013

The False Claims Act (FCA), 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729 et seq.—a tool that has been used for decades to combat fraud by government contractors, health care companies, and...

Mentorship: How to Lead Through the Shattered Ceiling

July 26th, 2013

By Anne Szustek

A potential pitfall of writing a feature piece for an annual publication such as Top 250 Women in Litigation is that it often proves a problem to...

Deal Litigation in the United States and Canada

February 5th, 2013

By Andrew Gray and Stefan Stauder, Torys


In the United States, shareholder litigation accompanies the announcement of virtually every deal involving a...

As Insider Trading Enforcement Surges, the Scope of Fiduciary Duties Comes Into Focus

January 3rd, 2013

By Mark D. Hopson and Kristin Graham Koehler, Sidley Austin LLP

High-profile charges of insider trading are dominating the headlines at an unprecedented...

Just Browsing: Bringing Your Patent Case in California

January 3rd, 2013

By Robert W. Dickerson, Jr. and Richard D. Tuminello, Jr., Dickstein Shapiro LLP

You’re a patent holder trying to decide where to bring your infringement suit....