A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court has opened the door to punitive damage awards against employers alleging cause for dismissal. It is a good reminder to employers about the challenges of investigating and alleging cause leading up to and after termination.
December 29, 2016
Valeant Canada LP/Valeant Canada S.E.C. markets SUBLINOX® (zolpidem tartrate sublingual orally disintegrating
December 22, 2016
On December 14, 2016, the Quebec Superior Court handed down a judgement on a legal issue which has not come up often in Quebec case law, that of determining what legal framework applies to the relationship between two property
Janssen filed an application for leave to appeal with the Supreme Court of Canada with respect to the Federal Court of Appeal decision addressing a generic manufacturer’s ability to obtain a notice of compliance by way of cross-referenced drug submission.
December 21, 2016
On December 19, 2016, the Government of Canada issued long-sought guidelines to help foreign investors and their advisors understand the national security review process under the Investment Canada Act (ICA).
In September 2016, a bill amending the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) was tabled for first reading in the Canadian parliament.
Health Canada has revised its fact sheet on biosimilar biologic drugs (biosimilars), which were formerly known as subsequent-entry biologics.
December 20, 2016
The government announced on November 28 that it will ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement, which means that a system providing for a unitary patent right covering most of the EU member states
Apotex successfully brought a motion to strike Valeant’s application under section 6(5)(b) of the Regulations on the grounds that the application is an abuse of process or is otherwise scandalous and vexatious. In response
December 19, 2016
Both antitrust litigation and third-party funding are increasing globally. Indeed, the two phenomena may feed off each other—more funders fund antitrust litigation because there is more of it, and there is more of it because there is more funding.
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