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Case Update - Re Timminco Limited

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Re Timminco Limited (2012) ONSC 506 (Ont. Commercial List) and (2012) ONSC 948 (Ont. Commercial List). Timminco Limited and Bécancour Silicon Inc. (together the “Timminco Entities”) sought and...more

Management Update - July 2011

by FordHarrison on

In this issue: Supreme Court Rejects Nation-Wide Sex Discrimination Class Action; Nevada Prohibits Discrimination Based Upon a Person's "Gender Identity or Expression"; and Refusal to Hire Applicant Did Not Violate Bankruptcy...more

Perry v. Schwarzenegger and Marriage Equality: Where Do We Stand?

by Christopher Buechler on

An update on the federal Prop. 8 trial in California and the 9th Circuit and other federal marriage equality litigation....more

Supreme Court Tightens Class Action Rules, Rejecting Class Composed of 1.5 Million Wal-Mart Employees

by Proskauer Rose LLP on

In Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, No. 10-277 (U.S. June 20, 2011), the Supreme Court vacated class certification of a gender discrimination lawsuit brought by 1.5 million current and former Wal-Mart employees because the...more

Betesh Partnership Litigation changes insolvency law relating to the evidential threshold required to set aside a statutory...

by Lee Lipson on

Betesh Partnership Litigation changes insolvency law relating to the evidential threshold required to set aside a statutory demand. See attached article from the Law Gazette 15th May 2008...more

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