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Most recent 25 items

OSC Publishes 2018-2019 Statement of Priorities
Securities Litigation
July 17, 2018
Nothing Ambiguous About It - Ontario Court of Appeal Brings Some Clarity to the Interpretation of Termination Clauses
Employment & Labour
July 12, 2018
Consultation & Aboriginal Title – Important Lessons in Mi’kmaq of PEI v Province of PEI et al.
Aboriginal,  Government Relations,  Mining
June 28, 2018
Rejection of Reasonable Investigation Defence in Securities Class Action Stands: Supreme Court Denies Leave to Appeal
Securities Litigation
June 25, 2018
Regulating Reinsurance: OSFI Releases its Discussion Paper
Insurance & Reinsurance - Corporate & Regulatory
June 21, 2018
Termination of Benefits Coverage at Age 65 Declared Unconstitutional
Employment & Labour
June 14, 2018
CSA Issues Securities Law Implications for Token Offerings
Securities Litigation,  White Collar Crime & Regulatory Response
June 14, 2018
The Eleventh Hour: Ontario Securities Commission Approves Yet Another No Contest Settlement
Securities Litigation
June 12, 2018
Product Liability e-COMMUNIQUÉ - June 2018
An Un-waivering Defence: Effectiveness of Liability Waivers Affirmed by the Ontario Court of Appeal
Duty Free: Recent Appellate Decisions Narrow the Duty of Care in Negligence for Manufacturers
United States Federal Trade Commission Cracks Down on Voiding Warranties For Unauthorized Repairs and Parts
Know Your Limitations: The Law Of Misnomer Cannot Save Your Pleading
What We’re Up To
Product Liability
June 06, 2018
Working Together Works: Ontario Securities Commission Approves Reduced Sanction for Insider Tipper who Cooperated with Investigation
Securities Litigation,  White Collar Crime & Regulatory Response
June 05, 2018
Ontario Court Finds Franchisee Personally Liable for $1.7 Million Dollar Costs Award in Failed Class Action
May 31, 2018
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