Torys LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP advised Loblaw Cos., which agreed to buy Shoppers Drug Mart Corp. for C$12.4 billion ($11.9 billion) in the biggest takeover of a Canadian retailer. Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised Shoppers.
Joseph Collins, Refco Inc.’s former outside lawyer, was sentenced to a year and a day in prison for helping ex-Chief Executive Officer Phillip Bennett and other company officials defraud investors of $2.4 billion.
Joseph Collins, Refco Inc.’s former outside lawyer whose 2009 fraud conviction was reversed by an appeals court in January, is being retried for allegedly helping Chief Executive Officer Phillip Bennett and other executives defraud investors of $2.4 billion.
The fraud conviction of Joseph Collins, Refco Inc.’s former outside lawyer, was reversed by an appeals court that found the trial judge improperly instructed a juror outside the presence of Collins’s lawyers.
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. and federal prosecutors are close to settling some claims in a government lawsuit accusing the bank of overcharging customers for foreign-exchange trading, according to a court filing.
A federal judge said he needs more information on the basis for Bank of America Corp.’s $33 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission before he can approve it.