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Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Timely Disclosure 2. Official Clio Blog 3. Susan On The Soapbox 4. Global Workplace Insider 5. Canadian Class Actions Monitor

Timely Disclosure
The Big MAC: Affirmed

Days ago, the Supreme Court of the State of Delaware issued an order succinctly affirming the Delaware Court of Chancery’s judgment from October this year that found Fresenius Kabi AG had no obligation to close its proposed merger with Akorn, Inc. and Fresenius properly terminated the merger agreement on April 22, 2018 largely as a result of Akorn having suffered a material adverse effect (MAC). …

Official Clio Blog
2018 at Clio: A Year in Review

2018 is nearly over, and, at Clio, that means we’re wrapping up another year of advancing legal tech and working with legal professionals like you on transforming the practice of law, for good. It’s a privilege to serve a group of professionals who make such a big difference for so many in our society. Here’s a look at just some of what you’ve accomplished this year: …

Susan On The Soapbox
A Shakespearean Analysis of Jason Kenney

How many books and articles have we read about the rise of Donald Trump in America, Doug Ford in Ontario and Jason Kenney in Alberta? How many more historians, political scientists and armchair experts do we need to tell us how we got into this mess and how to get out of it? Only one it turns out—his name is William Shakespeare. …

Global Workplace Insider
What happens a firm’s internal regulations following a TUPE transfer ?

Under French employment law, the application of TUPE regulations triggers specific consequences not only with regard to an employee’s employment contract, which is transferred automatically by operation of law, but also on the employees’ collective status. …

Canadian Class Actions Monitor
A Refresher on Judicial Review “Class Applications” in Federal Court

Likely unbeknownst to most, Rule 334.12 of the Federal Courts Rules permits applications for judicial review in the Federal Court to be prosecuted as class proceedings. This is unique to judicial reviews in the Federal Court. It offers a potentially powerful tool for persons or businesses operating in federally-regulated industries that are subject to decisions and regulations affecting more than one industry participant, to challenge certain unfavourable regulations or decisions on judicial review on a class-wide basis. …

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