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- Does Jody Wilson-Raybould owe Canadians the truth?
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s attorney-client privilege with former AG Jody Wilson-Raybould has been floated around, but what does that actually mean? Criminal lawyer Edward Prutschi speaks with host Larysa Harapyn.Read more »
- Supreme Court set to hear Nevsun Resources case on Eritrea human rights abuses
The future of the Canadian resource industry hangs in the balance as the Supreme Court of Canada prepares to hear a high-profile case accusing Canadian miner Nevsun Resources Ltd. of human rights abuses in Eritrea. At the heart of the hearing, set for Jan. 23, is whether customary international law … Read more »
- The key players in Bernie Madoff’s orbit: Ten years later, what’s become of them?
It was great being in Bernie Madoff’s orbit, until it wasn’t. For decades, Madoff was a respected Wall Street financier, generous with employees and beloved by his family. But after his securities firm was exposed a decade ago as the biggest Ponzi scheme in U.S. history, thousands of investors lost … Read more »
- In Uber era, valuing of intangible assets urgently needs consistent standards
Corporate boards lack the tools to assess the value and risks associated with intangible assets (IA), according to the Licensing Executives Society (LES), which has proposed an IA standard that focuses on board oversight. LES is a 50-year-old leading association of 10,000 intellectual property, tech … Read more »
- New boots-on-the-ground trade association to boost ties between Canada, EU
Canadian companies need to be much more active in Brussels in order to take full advantage of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. “CETA, for the first time, includes a standalone chapter on regulatory cooperation that provides Canadian business with opportunities to … Read more »
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