About this office:
Goodmans is recognized internationally as one of Canada's leading business law firms. Founded in 1917, Goodmans has offices in Toronto and Vancouver with over 200 lawyers. Goodmans acts as counsel to a broad range of Canadian, U.S. and foreign enterprises, from sole proprietorships to multi-national corporations, banks and governments across virtually every sector of the economy.
Goodmans offers a full range of services and expertise in all major areas of business law, each with its own dedicated lawyers. With a strategic entrepreneurial history and deal-making mindset, Goodmans lawyers deliver intelligent solutions, responsiveness, energy, talent, and determination to get the deal done. It's more than just legal services; it's strategic business advice.
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Documents by Lawyers at this office
CFPOA May Not Give Canadian Courts Jurisdiction Over Foreign Nationals Outside Canada
Jonathan Edge,Jason Wadden, June 30, 2014
In the ongoing saga of the corruption charges involving SNC Lavalin, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA) may not give Canadian courts jurisdiction to prosecute offences committed by foreign nationals who are not located in Canada...
Supreme Court Clarifies Internet Users’ Rights to Privacy and Anonymity (R. v. Spencer)
Amalia Berg,Richard Corley,Joanna Creed,Peter Ruby, June 17, 2014
The Supreme Court of Canada has clarified Canadians’ rights to privacy on the Internet. On June 13, 2014, the Supreme Court ruled that police cannot obtain the identity of an Internet user from the user’s Internet service provider (ISP) without a warrant or court order. Recent reports...
Two New Ontario Court Decisions Reconsider Fairness Opinions
Jonathan Feldman,Chat Ortved, June 17, 2014
In our April 4, 2014 client update, we summarized a recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the “Champion Iron Mines Decision”) with potentially important implications for how corporate arrangements are done and, in particular, for the manner in which fairness opinions...
Year Established: 1917