Canada: Retailers Seek Superior Court Of Québec Declaration Against OQLF In French Language Signage Dispute - Bereskin & Parr LLP
On October 9, 2012, six retailers, BEST BUY, COSTCO, GAP, OLD NAVY, GUESS? and WAL-MART, filed a motion in the Superior Court of Québec seeking a declaratory judgement against the Office québécoise de la langue française (OQLF) that the use of their trademarks on signage, without a French descriptor, is compliant with the Charter of the French Language (the Charter) and its regulations.
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PODCAST: Adele goes Bond, Federal Reserve goes beige
Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 10:12 LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images British singer-songwriter Adele accepts the British Female Solo Artist award at the BRIT Awards 2012 in London on February 21, 2012. This morning global markets are digesting the fact that the head of China's central bank will be a no-show at this week's meeting of the International Monetary Fund. The problem seems to be that that meeting is in Japan -- and China and Japan right now are facing off over disputed island territories. CostCo says profits jumped 27 percent last quarter. Whatever other problems there are in the global economy, American demand for 84-packs of toilet paper remains strong. Wal-Mart says sales on layaway are looking strong in advance of the holidays. YUM Brands says KFC is doing just fine in China, thank you very much -- the company raised its financial outlook for the year -- from "good" to "finger lickin' good." Later today the Federal Reserve rolls out the much anticipated "50 Shades of Beige" -- ...