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


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 note: Link is no longer active]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 note: Link is no longer active]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)