The publishing house named in a $1.25-million defamation lawsuit launched by Conrad Black over the book Thieves of Bay Street has filed a Statement of Defence, refuting claims made by the former media baron.
Lord Black alleges that certain passages in the non-fiction book, which details corruption in North America’s financial sector, brought him “into hatred, ridicule and contempt in Canada,” according to a Statement of Claim filed in June 2012.
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