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Most recent 25 items

Lessons Learned: Lesson Eight – Never Use a Caution Filing Unless Section 6 Applies
Financial Services
May 23, 2017
Ontario Tries to Grow Up
Land Development,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental,  Real Estate & Development
May 23, 2017
Lessons Learned – Lesson Seven: How to Take PMSI in Inventory to Ensure No Loss in Priority
Financial Services
May 17, 2017
What's in a Name? The OMB to Become the LPAT
Land Development,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental,  Real Estate & Development
May 16, 2017
Franchise Law e-COMMUNIQUÉ - May 2017
Reason to be Crabby? Ontario Court Grants Partial Summary Judgment Against Franchisor, but Makes Interesting Finding on Lease Disclosure as Grounds for Rescission
International Update: Proposed Franchise Legislation in Saudi Arabia
Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Collection of Amounts Owed by Franchisee Under Guaranty
Just Desserts: British Columbia Finds in Favour of Franchisor in Termination Case
Alberta Court Puts Brakes on Franchisee Rescission Action
What We’re Up To - Spring 2017
May 04, 2017
Assistance to Auto Finance Community – Courts Again Consider the Meaning of the Phrase ‘Brought In' in the Context of the Personal Property Security Act
Automotive,  Equipment & Asset Financing,  Financial Services
April 28, 2017
Alberta Court of Appeal Upholds the Redwater Decision
Restructuring & Insolvency
April 27, 2017
Funding the Opportunity for Clean Technology Companies
Private Equity,  Renewable Energy & Clean Technology
April 27, 2017
Court of Appeal Confirms That Employer’s Failure to Pay $330,000 Bonus Did Not Constitute Constructive Dismissal
Employment & Labour
April 25, 2017
Private Equity e-COMMUNIQUÉ - April 2017
Legal Due Diligence Trends in the Private Equity Industry
How to Say What You Mean: The Importance of Contractual Bonus Language
Managing Disclosure Risk in M&A Transactions
Canadian Federal Income Tax Considerations Applicable in Respect of “Secondary” Transactions
Non-Resident Private Equity Investors and Management Fees - Some Canadian Tax Considerations
Private Equity
April 24, 2017
Ontario Imposes 15% Non-Resident Speculation Tax
Business,  Real Estate & Development,  Taxation
April 21, 2017
Canadian Life Science Law Blog Round-Up - April 2017
Exporting Cannabis from Canada
Mandatory Reporting of Drug Shortages and Discontinuances
Judge Phelan’s Comments for the Pharmaceutical Industry: Apotex Inc. v Canada (Minister of Health)
Eli Lilly and Company v Government of Canada: Solidifying the Sovereignty of Canadian Courts
February 2017 Deal Round-Up
Life Sciences
April 10, 2017
Toronto Targeting Interior Design of Residential Developments
Land Development,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental,  Real Estate & Development
March 10, 2017
Guidance From the Ontario Court of Appeal on the Enforceability of Termination Provisions
Employment & Labour
March 09, 2017
Canadian Life Science Law Blog Round-Up - March 2017
Canada’s Excessive Pricing Regulations Survive Another Constitutional Challenge
Health Canada Announces Random Testing of Medical Cannabis for Prohibited Pest Control Product Use
Have Your Say on Federal Food Regulatory Change: Consultation Open On Draft Safe Food For Canadian Regulations
To Engage or Not to Engage: Guidance on Motions to Strike a Within Application
January 2017 Deal Round-Up
Canada’s Cannabis Opportunity in the Era of Trump
Proposed Changes in Personal Use Importation of Pest Control Products
Life Sciences
March 08, 2017
Government Announces Extension of the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit
Mining,  Taxation
March 06, 2017
Lessons Learned - Lesson Six: Getting Sub-Leasing Right - Common and Costly Errors can be Avoided
Financial Services
March 02, 2017
Site C and the Honour of the Crown: Prophet River First Nation v Canada (Attorney General)
Aboriginal,  Government Relations,  Mining
February 27, 2017
CRA Releases New Guidelines on CEE
Mining,  Taxation
February 27, 2017
How to Say What You Mean: The Importance of Contractual Bonus Language
Employment & Labour
February 09, 2017
Product Liability e-COMMUNIQUÉ - February 2017
Words from the Wise: Court Provides Guidance to Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Products Litigators in Pre-Certification Dismissal of Drug Class Action
Plaintiffs’ Failure to “Connect the Dots” Between Duty to Warn and Alleged Harm Leads to Certification Denial in Drug Class Action
The Early Bird Catches the Win: Recent Decisions Affirm the Importance of Due Diligence in Limitations Defences to Product Liability Actions
Occupier’s Waiver of Liability Invalidated under the Consumer Protection Act
Regulating Risk: Keeping You Up-To-Date on Product Regulation
What We’re Up To
Editor’s Note
Product Liability
February 06, 2017
Franchise Law e-COMMUNIQUÉ - January 2017
Are You Ready for British Columbia’s New Franchise Law? Does Your Canadian Franchise Disclosure Document Need Annual Updating?
Introducing Our Newest Partner, Stéphane Teasdale
The Countdown is Over: Ontario’s Healthy Menu Choices Act is in Force
Licence to Pill: Québec Superior Court Rules On Pharmacist-Franchisee Royalty Issue
Ontario Court Upholds Franchisee’s Obligation to Pay Percentage Rent
The End of A Saab Story?: The Ontario Court of Appeal Upholds Lower Court Decision on Jurisdiction Over a Franchise Dispute
Ontario Court Examines What Constitutes a Franchise Relationship Under the Wishart Act
Court Rejects Plaintiff’s Plan for a Partial Summary Judgment Motion in Franchise Class Proceeding
Franchisee Ordered to Pay ‘Dough’ to Pizza Franchisor for Outstanding Royalties
What We’re Up To (Winter 2016/2017)
January 27, 2017
Crown's Duty to Consult Aboriginal Peoples Regarding Legislation
Aboriginal,  Government Relations,  Mining
January 26, 2017
Lessons Learned - Lesson One Supplement: Get the Name Right on the Financing Statement
Financial Services
January 25, 2017
Lessons Learned - Lesson Five: Insolvency & Leasing – True Lease vs. Finance Lease Remains an Important Distinction
Financial Services
January 24, 2017