Industrial Alliance was represented by in-house counsel, France Beaudry and Jennifer Dibblee, and by a team from Desjardins Ducharme Stein Monast led by Marc Rochefort that included Benoît V. Morel, Stéphanie Raymond-Bougie, Benoit Dionne and Julie Demers.Laurentian Bank of Canada was represented by in-house counsel, Lorraine Pilon, executive vice-president, corporate affairs and secretary, and by a team from Ogilvy Renault composed of Jean Daigle, Marc Duquette, Michelle Setlakwe and Elliot Shapiro (corporate and securities) and Jules Charette and Éric Gélinas (tax).La Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild Banque was represented in France by in-house counsel Marc Levy, and in Canada by Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP with a team that included Bruno Arnould, Céline Hervieux-Payette and Ali Martin-Mayer (corporate), Pierre-Yves Châtillon (securities), Alain Ranger and Thomas Copeland (tax) and Marek Nitoslawski and Jean-Philippe Mikus (intellectual … [Read more...] about Industrial Alliance Acquires All BLC-Edmond de Rothschild Shares
PUBLISHED: 07:00 31 May 2017 Rosaleen Fenton The Guardian compared Ilford to Los Angeles at the weekend (credit: Josh Divney) Josh Divney Our tallest building is Pioneer Point and the town isn’t home to thousands of film stars but Ilford has a lot of great points. In The Guardian at the weekend, residents may been surprised to see journalist Tom Dyckhoff compare Ilford to celebrity hotspot Los Angeles. He said: In his regular column “Let’s Move To...”, which is a mini guide brochure to their featured town, the journalist cast his eye over Ilford this week. He said: “Ilford’s attraction is not immediate. “I rise past it most weeks on the North Circular; you might be in any outer London suburb, Kingston or Kingsbury, Bromley or Barnet. “If you squint hard (health and safety warning: not when you’re driving), you could even be in Los Angeles. Maybe. Look, Ilford has its moments.” Highlights, according to Mr Dyckhoff, … [Read more...] about Is Ilford the new Los Angeles? One newspaper thinks so
Carolyn Y. Johnson, The Washington Post Published 10:31 am PDT, Wednesday, October 24, 2018 Imagine this scenario: the brakes fail on a self-driving car as it hurtles toward a busy crosswalk. A homeless person and a criminal are crossing in front of the car. Two cats are in the opposing lane. Should the car swerve to mow down the cats or plow into two people? It's a relatively straightforward ethical dilemma, as moral quandaries go. And people overwhelmingly prefer to save human lives over animals, according to a massive new ethics study that asked people how a self-driving car should respond when faced with a variety of extreme trade-offs - dilemmas to which more than 2 million people responded. But what if the choice is between two elderly people and a pregnant woman? An athletic person or someone who is obese? Passengers vs. pedestrians? The study, published in Nature, identified a few preferences that were strongest: People opt to save people over pets, to spare the … [Read more...] about Self-driving cars will have to decide who should live and who should die. Here’s who humans would kill.
The father of a student who was killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre has died in an apparent suicide, police said Monday. Police said they discovered the body of 49-year-old Jeremy Richman at Edmond Town Hall in Newtown, Connecticut. Police were responding to reports of a suicide at the location at 7 a.m. Monday. They said the death "appears to be a suicide," but would not disclose any other details. The state medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy that is expected to be completed later Monday. Richman's daughter Avielle was one of the 26 people killed in the 2012 mass shooting. "This is a heart breaking event for the Richman family and the Newtown Community as a whole, the police department's prayers are with the Richman family right now, and we ask that the family be given privacy in this most difficult time," Lt. Aaron Bahamonde said in a statement.The announcement comes just a day after police in Florida said a second student who survived the 2018 Parkland shooting … [Read more...] about Father of Sandy Hook victim dies in apparent suicide
In light of the recent attack on the Las Vegas Strip, LawNewz takes an in-depth look at other mass shootings in modern U.S. history.1. Las Vegas, Nevada — Mandalay Bay and Las Vegas Strip, 2017: 58+ killed and over 500 injured.Allegedly committed by 64-year-old Stephen Paddock. Using multiple guns, the shooter fired a rain of bullets onto a crowd of country music fans in the middle of a concert across the street. Despite claims of responsibility by the Islamic State, federal authorities do not believe this incident was related to international or Islamic terrorism. Paddock was found dead inside his hotel room after committing suicide. His motive remains unknown.2. Orlando, Florida — Pulse nightclub, 2016: 50 killed and 58 injured.This attack on an LGBT club was committed by Omar Mateen. The former security guard entered the club, bypassing an off-duty member of the Orlando Police Department, and then began shooting. Soon thereafter, the off-duty cop and two others engaged … [Read more...] about By the Numbers: How the Mandalay Bay Massacre Compares to Other Mass Shootings