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Most recent 25 items

Ontario’s Construction Act: The Construction Industry’s New Reality
Construction,  Land Development
January 15, 2018
New Door-to-Door Contract Restrictions in Ontario
Financial Services
January 11, 2018
Implementing UNDRIP in Canada: Challenges with Bill C-262
Aboriginal,  Government Relations,  Mining
January 08, 2018
Lessons Learned - Lesson One Supplement Two: Get the Name Right on the Financing Statement
Automotive,  Equipment & Asset Financing,  Financial Services
December 12, 2017
Ontario Municipal Board Reform Update: Royal Assent Imminent, Proposed Regulations Summary Posted
Land Development,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental,  Real Estate & Development
December 11, 2017
The Need for Forthright Consultation: First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun
Aboriginal,  Government Relations,  Mining
December 04, 2017
Bill 148 Receives Royal Assent, Significantly Altering Labour and Employment Laws in Ontario
Employment & Labour
November 28, 2017
No New Duty, No Negligence: Ontario Court Dismisses Class Action Certification Motion Against Underwriters
Securities Litigation
November 09, 2017
Facilitating the End of Facilitation Payments
Securities Litigation,  White Collar Crime & Regulatory Response
November 07, 2017
Draft Ministry Guide to Cultural Heritage Resources Released: How It Impacts You
Land Development,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental,  Real Estate & Development
November 07, 2017
Product Liability e-COMMUNIQUÉ - November 2017
Product Liability 101: What You Need To Know
Consumer Protection in Product Liability Claims
The Relationship Between Regulation and Litigation
Is Canada Losing Ground In The Autonomous Vehicle Industry?
BC Court Toasts Vicarious Liability Claim for “Defective Sandwich”
It Had to Be You: A Primer on the Law of Misnomer
Cannabis,  Product Liability
November 06, 2017
Adequate Consultation Confirmed by the Supreme Court of Canada: Ktunaxa Nation
Aboriginal,  Government Relations,  Mining
November 03, 2017
CompuFinder Redux – CRTC Reconsiders $1.1 million Administrative Monetary Penalty
Business,  Financial Services,  Litigation,  Privacy
November 01, 2017
Franchise Law e-COMMUNIQUÉ - October 2017
Mendoza v. Active Tire: Ontario Court of Appeal Tightens Law On Franchisor Disclosure Requirements
Oh Snap!: Franchisors May Be Liable for Human Rights Complaints Initiated By Employees of Franchisees in British Columbia
A Fixed Term of Forever: The Supreme Court of Canada Rules on the Validity of Perpetual Renewal Clauses in Quebec
The Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Franchisee Attempt To Avoid Guaranty Obligations
BC Court Toasts Claim Against Franchisor for “Defective Sandwich”
Good Faith, Early Termination and Vendor Rebates All At Issue in the Target Canada CCAA Proceeding
Ontario Government Introduces Proposed Amendments to Franchise Legislation
A Bigger Slice of Post-Judgment Interest: Ontario Court Upholds Franchise Agreement Provision Entitling Franchisor To Higher Interest
Quebec Court Rejects Franchisor’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act Proposal
The Cost of Doing “Biznex”: Quebec Superior Court Rules on Contractual Clarity During Negotiations
The Ontario Labour Relations Board Opens the Door to Franchisee Unionization in the Canada Bread Certification Case
What We're Up To - Fall and Winter 2018
October 17, 2017
The Ontario Labour Relations Board Opens the Door to Franchisee Unionization in the Canada Bread Certification Case
October 13, 2017
New Retail Payments System Framework Regulating Payment Service Providers
Financial Services,  Payments Industry
October 06, 2017
I Want a Second Opinion: When Can Employers Require an Independent Medical Examination?
Employment & Labour
October 03, 2017
They're Watching: Securities Regulators Announce Increased Scrutiny of Conflict Transactions
Securities,  Securities Litigation
September 28, 2017
Uncertainty in Dealing with Private Property Rights and Aboriginal Title
Aboriginal,  Energy & Utilities,  Government Relations,  Mining,  Real Estate & Development,  Renewable Energy & Clean Technology
September 27, 2017
Transport Canada Provides Clarification Regarding Phase-Out of Certain Tank Cars Used for Transportation of Crude Oil
Equipment & Asset Financing
September 20, 2017
PIPEDA’s Draft Breach of Security Safeguard Regulations Provide Timely Guidance
September 14, 2017
LCBO to Control Retail and Online Cannabis Sales in Ontario
September 08, 2017
Australian Government Moves to Regulate Digital Currency Exchanges – Is Canada Next?
August 28, 2017
Here, There, or Anywhere: Supreme Court Consideration of Contractual Forum Clause May Impact Enforceability of Corporate Exclusive Forum By-Laws
Litigation,  Securities,  Securities Litigation
August 08, 2017
Game of Coins: SEC Announces That Certain Crypto Assets Will Be Subject to U.S. Securities Laws
August 04, 2017