The Supreme Court of Canada issues a landmark ruling against Merck (MRK) in a decade-long...

|About: Merck & Co Inc. (MRK)|By:, SA News Editor

The Supreme Court of Canada issues a landmark ruling against Merck (MRK) in a decade-long dispute centered on the drug giant's efforts to protect trade secrets under the country's Access to Information Act. The decision raises the bar for companies who rely on exemptions to block the release of certain documents that might contain sensitive corporate information that could hurt their business.