WeirFoulds LLP is delighted to announce that we have been listed in the Top 10 Ontario Regional Firms feature in the July/August edition of Canadian Lawyer Inhouse magazine as determined […]
WeirFoulds Congratulates 34 Lawyers for their Recognition in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that 34 of our lawyers have been listed in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers® in Canada. Included in this list are Partners Clare Burns […]
Glenn W. Ackerley, Raj Anand, Sandra Astolfo, Denise Baker, Lisa A. Borsook, Clare E. Burns, Jeff G. Cowan, M. Jill Dougherty, Lori M. Duffy, Robert Eberschlag, Bryan Finlay QC, Jordan Glick, Nikiforos Iatrou, James G. Kosa, Barnet H. Kussner, W. A. Derry Millar, J. Gregory Richards, Max […]
The Interface between Competition and Intellectual Property Law OBA Panel featuring Nikiforos Iatrou
WeirFoulds Student at Law Kelsey K. Gordon penned a summary of the November 22, 2017 panel discussion “Driving Competition: The Interface between Competition and Intellectual Property Law” organized by the Ontario […]
WeirFoulds Partners Named in the 2018 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
We are pleased to announce that Glenn W. Ackerley, Lisa A. Borsook, and Bryan Finlay QC have been ranked in the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. […]
WeirFoulds Competition Practice Group contributed the Canadian chapter to Chambers Global Practice Guide: Cartels 2018.
WeirFoulds partner Nikiforos Iatrou and associate Kayla Theeuwen contributed to the Aug/Sept issue of Today’s General Counsel with their article, “‘Umbrella Damages’ Forecast for Canada: Cross-border sellers beware “.
WeirFoulds partner Nikiforos Iatrou and associate Kayla Theeuwen contributed to the Aug/Sept issue of Today’s General Counsel with their article, “‘Umbrella Damages’ Forecast for Canada: Cross-border sellers beware “. The article examines divergent views on the issue of whether umbrella purchasers have a cause of action at Canadian law, and, as a result, identifies that a storm of umbrella damage claims may be in the forecast.
WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that the Kobo eBooks case has been shortlisted for the Global Competition Review’s Annual awards for “Litigation of the year – Non-cartel prosecution: Creative, strategic and innovative litigation on behalf of plaintiffs in a non-cartel private action.”
Over the past few years, we have written and presented extensively about how Canada’s Competition Bureau has cracked down on price-fixing and bid-rigging in Canada’s construction industry. In December of […]
In a recent interview with the Globe and Mail, Canada’s Commissioner of Competition, John Pecman, said that the Competition Bureau is planning to double the number of training workshops that […]
The British Columbia Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Sobeys West Inc. v. College of Pharmacists of British Columbia is an important decision for regulators in two respects. First, it recognizes the latitude regulators ought to be given when enacting by-laws. Second, it clarifies the nature of the evidence that regulators will need to provide when their by-laws are challenged on judicial review. On the whole, the decision comes as a welcome confirmation of the deference that courts will show to regulators when they enact by-laws in the bona fide exercise of their authority.
In recent years, Canadian competition class-action jurisprudence has tilted in plaintiffs’ favor. Canadian courts have recognized low thresholds for certification and allowed certification of indirect purchaser class-action lawsuits. This trend […]
WeirFoulds is proud to announce that three of our partners are ranked as leaders in their fields in the inaugural edition of Chambers Canada.
Canada’s Commissioner of Competition has publicly stated that the Competition Bureau will continue to intensify its focus on the construction industry, on the basis that the industry is “particularly susceptible […]