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Most recent 25 items

514-BILLETS Gets Billed by the CRTC for CASL Violations
May 11, 2018
Ontario’s Construction Act: Update on Substantive Amendments
Construction,  Land Development
May 03, 2018
Deferred No More: Deferred Prosecution Agreements Finally on Their Way to Canada
Securities Litigation,  White Collar Crime & Regulatory Response
May 02, 2018
If Only It Read "Only" – Ontario Court Nullifies Termination Clause then Proposes a Corrected Version
Employment & Labour
April 25, 2018
Thomas Isaac Appears Before House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs
April 23, 2018
Mandatory Breach Notification Under PIPEDA: Clock Is Ticking For Companies Without Security Breach Response Plans
April 19, 2018
Class Actions e-COMMUNIQUÉ - April 2018
Pre-Leave Discovery Prohibited: Quebec Court of Appeal Brings Quebec Law in Line With Other Provinces for Securities Class Actions
Ontario Court Denies Plaintiffs’ Motion to Add New Defendants to Proposed Class Action Outside Limitation Period
Federal Court of Appeal Clarifies Exception to the No-Costs Rule, Upholds Security for Costs in Proposed Reverse Class Action
The Law Commission of Ontario Sets the Stage for Class Action Reform
Class Actions,  Securities Litigation
April 16, 2018
Inclusionary Zoning Regulation Posted
Land Development,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental,  Real Estate & Development
April 16, 2018
What Happens in Vegas … May be Misconduct for a RIBO Broker
Insurance & Reinsurance - Corporate & Regulatory
April 12, 2018
Government Considers Extending AML and Terrorist Financing Rules to Finance, Lease and Factoring Companies
Financial Services
April 11, 2018
Shareholders "Got the Power"? Proposed Amendments to Enhance Shareholder Voting Rights
Securities Litigation
April 11, 2018
Ontario Superior Court Confirms that Employers Can Impose Changes in Terms of Employment Upon Provision of Reasonable Notice
Employment & Labour,  Financial Services
April 10, 2018
The New Take-Over Bid Playing Field: A Farewell to Shareholder Rights Plans and an Endorsement of Hard Lock-Up Agreements
Securities Litigation
April 09, 2018
BC Court Orders Disclaimer of Presale Agreements in Real Estate Receivership
Real Estate & Development,  Restructuring & Insolvency
April 05, 2018
Not So Fast: Federal Court of Appeal Strongly Confirms Transactional Common Interest Privilege
Securities Litigation
April 04, 2018
TMX Group Exchanges Provide Guidance to Crypto and Blockchain Issuers
Emerging Companies & Technology,  Financial Services,  Securities,  Securities Litigation
March 27, 2018
Personal Property Security Act and Repair Storage Lien Act Priorities
Financial Services
March 19, 2018
Ontario Enacts Canada's First Concussion Safety Legislation
Education,  Intellectual Property,  Litigation,  Sports
March 12, 2018
Proposed Rules and Effective Date for the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal
Land Development,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental,  Real Estate & Development
March 05, 2018
Supercash for Superclusters: Government of Canada Commits $950M in Funding to Five "Superclusters" Representing 450 Canadian Entities
Government Relations,  Private Equity,  Technology
February 23, 2018
Sweeping Reforms Proposed to Federal Assessments, Energy and Waterway Regulation
Aboriginal,  Energy & Utilities,  Mining,  Municipal, Planning & Environmental
February 20, 2018
CSA Members Set Terms and Conditions for Crypto-Based Investment Fund Managers
Business,  Emerging Companies & Technology,  Financial Services,  Securities
February 12, 2018
Franchise Law e-COMMUNIQUÉ - February 2018
It’s That Time Of Year Again! Does Your Canadian Franchise Disclosure Document Need Annual Updating?
Ontario Government Makes Changes to Ontario’s Franchise Legislation
An AllStar Decision for Franchisors: Court of Appeal Restores Clarity and Commercial Sense to Disclosure Obligations in Long Awaited Raibex Appeal Decision
Fast and Furious: Recent Canadian Legislation Changes That May Affect Franchisors and Franchisees
Sweet Relief: British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Mutual Cancellation and Release Agreement Between Franchisor and Franchisee
Arbitration Frustration: Narrowly Drafted ADR Clause Prevents Franchisor from Arbitrating Against Individual Franchisee Operators
“Wave” The Deposit Goodbye: Franchisor Escapes Vicarious Liability After Franchisee Deposit Disappears
Substance Over Form: The Ontario Court of Appeal Provides Guidance on Wishart Act Damages
Ring the Alarm: Ontario Court Dismisses Franchisee Motion for Partial Summary Judgment
Alberta Court Upholds Franchisee’s Obligation to Pay Fees Accrued During Overholding Period
Ontario Court Weighs In On Franchise Disclosure and Rescission
What We’re Up To: Winter and Spring 2018
February 08, 2018
Credibility Issues and Lack of Clear Record Lead to Rejection of Reasonable Investigation Defence as a Bar to Leave in Secondary Market Securities Class Action
Securities Litigation
February 08, 2018
Not Enough to File and Smile: BC Supreme Court Refuses to Certify Class Proceeding, Confirms That Low Bar Does Not Mean No Bar
Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment,  Litigation,  White Collar Crime & Regulatory Response
February 05, 2018