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British regulator to tape mobile calls

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Rise in private equity deals good for M&A outlook

John Leopold, a top corporate dealmaker at Stikeman Elliott LLP, one of Canada's biggest transactional firms, last year could count on one hand the number of private equity deals the firm was involved with.

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International telecom lawyer joins Paris office of Fasken

Fasken Martineau LLP has added another lawyer to its fast-growing Paris team. Christophe Fichet...

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View of merger with Lang Michener from McMillan's office in Montreal

Charles Chevrette is the management partner of McMillan LLP’s Montreal office, which has 36 ...

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Educaloi: Questions and answers about the law in Quebec


You’ve got a big day of shopping mapped out. First, you are off to a bookstore to use the gift certificate you got for your birthday. You also need to pick up a new card for your cell phone. On your way home, you want to swing by the new shopping centre in your neighbourhood: you have a gift card good for all the stores. All these gift certificates and cards are covered by the same rules. Under the law, they are called “prepaid cards”. You want to learn more? Read on.
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