May 2015 - Sotos Class Actions

Automobile Dealers and Privacy Law

Edward Snowden, the “Heartbleed” computer bug and Sony computer hacks are major news stories that have caused everyone to become sensitive to privacy issues. More than ever, privacy breaches raise major reputational and legal liabilities for all companies. Automobile dealers’ privacy policies and practices are under greater scrutiny. In the U.S., dealerships are increasingly viewed […]

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“Pay for Delay” gets a Closer Look in Canada

The Canadian Competition Bureau is taking a “keen interest” in patent litigation settlements between brand and generic drug manufacturers.  It has taken the view that such settlements could actually be anti-competitive, competitor collaborations in breach of the Competition Act. Pharmaceutical regulation in Canada In Canada pharmaceutical medicines are federally regulated.  Health Canada regulates both “innovator” […]

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