Canadian Governement Tables Bail-In Legislation

April 29, 2016

Bill C-15 includes provisions that would implement the long awaited bail-in legislation, i.e., the power to convert eligible liabilities of certain banks into common shares.

Challenges with the Implementation of a Right to be Forgotten in Canada

April 28, 2016

The Court of Justice of the European Union, exercising jurisdiction over twenty-eight E.U. member states, issued a landmark decision in Google Inc. v. Agencia Española de Protección de Datos.

The NFL Deflategate Scandal — The Second Half

April 27, 2016

On April 25, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the District Court's decision and restored the suspension issued by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to New England Patriots' quarterback Tom Brady in the "Deflategate" scandal

BLG Strengthens Its Activities In China

April 27, 2016

​BLG moves Beijing operations and welcomes business development manager to Beijing office

Facebook defamation case awards significant damages

April 25, 2016

Given the ease and encouragement of sharing on Facebook and other social media, the risk of harm, and subsequent substantial legal damages, may be greater than with defamatory statements in more conventional forms.