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Most recent 25 items

The Future of Securities Regulation of Distributed Ledger Technologies
Financial Services,  Information Technology,  Securities
July 14, 2017
Canadian Life Science Law Blog Round-Up - July 2017
Major Changes Proposed to Canada’s Patented Medicines Regulations
Regulatory Change to Address Antimicrobial Resistance
Alternative Financing Options in the Cannabis Industry
Disclosure Requirements for Non-Venture Issuers Regarding Women in Board and Executive Officer Positions – A Review
Emily Larose, Alison Hayman and Len Glickman Discuss Canadian Cannabis Law at Upcoming Cannabis Law Institute in Denver
Life Sciences
July 13, 2017
Supreme Court of Canada Decision in Facebook May be the Harbinger of a General Law of Unconscionability in Consumer Contracts
Business,  Financial Services,  Intellectual Property
July 10, 2017
Supreme Court of Canada Upholds BC Decision to Grant Worldwide De-Indexing Order Against Google
Business,  Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment,  Emerging Companies,  Franchise,  Information Technology,  Intellectual Property,  Litigation,  Privacy ,  White Collar Crime & Regulatory Response
June 30, 2017
CRA Announces Proposed Changes to the Voluntary Disclosure Program
June 29, 2017
Requirements for Anti-Spam Compliance for Brokers
Insurance & Reinsurance - Corporate & Regulatory
June 19, 2017
Requirements for Anti-Spam Compliance for Insurers
Insurance & Reinsurance - Corporate & Regulatory
June 19, 2017
Anti-Spam Law Transition Period Ends July 1, 2017: What Insurers and Brokers Need to Know
Insurance & Reinsurance - Corporate & Regulatory
June 19, 2017
CASL Private Right of Action – Gone For Now, But Can It Be Forgotten?
June 08, 2017
Canadian Life Science Law Blog Round-Up - June 2017
Health Canada Improvements to the Licensing of Cannabis Production under the ACMPR
New Proposed Regulations Would Establish Mechanism to Import and Sell Unauthorized Drugs For an Urgent Public Need
Health Canada Implements Mandatory Pesticide Testing of Cannabis
Growing Pains: The emerging role of IP in selling Canadian cannabis
Life Sciences
June 01, 2017
Ontario Government Announces Sweeping Employment & Labour Law Changes
May 31, 2017
Potential Changes on the Horizon for Ontario’s Employment and Labour Laws: Final Report from the Ontario Government’s Changing Workplaces Review
Employment & Labour
May 26, 2017
Final Report Issued by Ontario's Changing Workplaces Review – Good and Bad News for Franchising
May 24, 2017
Product Liability e-COMMUNIQUÉ - May 2017
The Robotic Revolution – Are Autonomous Vehicles an Escape from Accountability?
Canadian VW Diesel Emissions Class Action Settlement Granted Court Approval
Regulating Risk: Keeping You Up-To-Date on Product Regulation
Defendants Burned as Economic Loss Claim Certified in Glass-Fronted Fireplace Class Action
Finding Common Ground: Plaintiffs Get Certification Second Time Around in Boston Scientific Class Action
What We're Up To
Product Liability
May 24, 2017
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