Restructuring during recession // Wednesday Roundup

A roundup of the top legal headlines from this week, right at your fingertips

By Claire Ward

On Wednesday November 12th, 2008

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Every Wednesday the Globe and Mail runs its Law Page and the National Post runs its Legal Post page. Here are some of the highlights:

LAW PAGE (Globe and Mail)

  • The Source by Circuit City faces the harsh reality of restructuring as their lawyers petition for bankruptcy protection; “Outrageous bank demands are the new normal,” says Edward Sellers, Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. [Ed. note: Link is no longer active]
  • Bar Talk: Russian trademark lawyer explains that new legislation will rein in Russia’s knockoff industry; U.S. firm White & Case LLP announced it will lay off 160 employees, affecting U.S. and London offices; Detroit-based Dickinson Wright LLP opens an office in Toronto. [Ed. note: Link is no longer active]

LEGAL POST (National Post)