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The SCC Reconsiders Shareholder Oppression Under The CBCA 
Langlois lawyers, LLP

In Mennillo v. Intramodal inc.1, the Supreme Court of Canada considered whether a corporation's non-compliance with the corporate formalities of the CBCA can constitute shareholder oppression.
The Clock Is Ticking – ACA Nondiscrimination Rules Will Take Effect January 1 
Fisher Phillips LLP

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) published a final rule to implement Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
What Employers Need To Know About Mandatory Payroll Deduction Savings Programs 
Fisher Phillips LLP

Administering and providing retirement benefits can present difficulties to employers. If you offer such benefits, you must choose and monitor service providers, offer prudent investment options...
The New And Evolving Standard For Accommodating Pregnant Employees  
Fisher Phillips LLP

When the U.S. Supreme Court issued a March 2015 decision creating a new standard for how employers should accommodate pregnant employees, retailers took notice.
3 Biggest Workplace Law Concerns For Breweries And Brewpubs 
Fisher Phillips LLP

As virtually all startups and small businesses know, one of the surest ways to kill a promising enterprise is to get involved in costly litigation. Breweries and brewpubs are no exception.
Les Condotels Et Autres Projets Immobiliers De Type - Timeshare - Visés Par Un Projet De Règlement De l'Autorité Des Marchés Financiers (AMF) 
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Le 25 novembre dernier, l'Autorité des marchés financiers a publié un projet de règlement intitulé Règlement sur les dispenses de prospectus et d'inscription dans le secteur immobilier...
Life Story Rights In The UK: Ten Top Tips For Producers  
Field Fisher

The dominance of stories inspired by real events at this year's Oscars is indicative of the growing audience-led demand for true life stories both in film and television.
Capitol Hill Healthcare Update - December 1, 2016 
BakerHostetler

After months of debate and partisan wrangling, the House on Wednesday voted 392-26 to pass the "21st Century Cures" bill designed to accelerate the development of new drugs and medical devices...
INPI 2015 Statistics Show Stability Over 2014 
Moeller IP Advisors

In January 2016, the Brazilian National Institute of Industrial Property published the official 2015 statistics. The document, created by the AECON, shows stability in the number of filings compared to 2014.
SIC To Start PPH Program 
Moeller IP Advisors

In January 2016, the Colombian Superintendent of Industry and Commerce, Pablo Felipe Robledo, and the President of the European Patent Office, Bennoît Battistelli, signed a MoU...
November 2016 Deal Round-Up  
Cassels Brock

The following is a summary of major deals in the life science space that closed or were announced as closed in November 2016.
NFA Provides Guidance On Entities Operating Under Exemption From CPO/CTA Registration 
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The National Futures Association ("NFA") reminded member firms that the CFTC requires any person that claims an exemption from either CPO or CTA registration under Part 4 of CFTC regulations...
Ontario's New Children's Lawyer – A Legal Voice For Kids 
The Ross Firm

We don't often think of children needing a lawyer, but Ontario is one of three provinces in Canada to recognize that sometimes, kids can definitely use a helping legal hand.
Don't Jump Ship, Persian Prospects Persist: Trump And The Iran Nuclear Deal 
Field Fisher

Following our article in July 2016 which examined encouraging developments for UK and foreign businesses seeking to explore business opportunities in Iran we now consider the Iranian market...
MSRB Provides Guidance To Investment Advisers For Managed Account Transactions 
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

When dealing with Sophisticated Municipal Market Professionals ("SMMPs"), MSRB Rule G48 relieves dealers of (i) the "time-of-trade disclosure obligation" under MSRB Rule...
Ukraine Simplifies International Trade Rules 
Asters

On 30 November 2016 the President of Ukraine signed Law of Ukraine "On Amendments to Certain Laws of Ukraine on Elimination of Administrative Barriers to Export of Services"...
IPR And CBM Statistics For Final Written Decisions Issued In October 2016 
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

In the 49 Final Written Decisions issued by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in October, the Board cancelled 660 (70.36%) of the instituted claims and declined to cancel 278 (29.64%) of the instituted claims.
SEC Contends That Securities Exchanges Have Immunity Only When Acting As Regulators 
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

The SEC submitted an amicus curiae brief in a case involving allegations that the national securities exchanges engaged in market manipulation by providing certain customers engaged...
Trump Transition And Sustainable Energy: Department Of Defense Programs Provide Strong Foundation For Energy Independence 
Holland & Knight

On December 1, President-elect Trump nominated retired General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense. Although Trump's environmental and energy policy positions still lack specifics...
The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act: Sanctions Tool For Promoting U.S. Human Rights Agenda 
Foley Hoag LLP

After months of closed-door discussions, Congress this week released the text of the negotiated National Defense Reauthorization Act ("NDAA") for appropriating defense funds in fiscal year 2017.
High Times For Lawyers: Cannabis Law And The Rules Of Professional Conduct 
Fox Rothschild LLP

Joshua Horn authored the Cannabis Law Journal article, "High Times For Lawyers: Cannabis Law and the Rules of Professional Conduct."
Ban Proposed On The Expiry Of Rewards Points In Ontario 
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

On October 20, 2016, an Ontario member of provincial parliament introduced Bill 47, Protecting Rewards Points Act (Consumer Protection Amendment), 2016 (Bill).
Recent Developments - Security For Costs 
Clyde & Co

Recent decisions on security for costs provide a useful reminder of how the court will apply the rules and exercise its discretion, together with insight into the scope of the court's powers...
The Finish Line: CSA Publishes Proposed Amendments In Final Phase Of Modernization Of Investment Fund Product Regulation 
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

On September 22, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA") published CSA Notice and Request for Comment – Modernization of Investment Fund Product Regulation...
Prepare To Share – Legal Advice From Non-lawyers 
Mason Hayes & Curran

With preparations in full swing for the festive season, we review typical workplace issues commonly faced by employers at this time of year and suggest some practical tips for dealing with them successfully.
EU Court Of Justice Landmark Rulings On Access To Environmental Information 
Field Fisher

On 23 November 2016, the CJEU delivered two important judgments in cases C-442/14 Bayer CropScience and Stichting De Bijenstichting and C-673/13 PCommission v Stichting Greenpeace...
MFSA Commits To Shorten Fund Application Process 
GVZH Advocates

During the regulatory briefing meeting organised by the MFSA as part of its commitment to engage with the financial services industry...
Turkey Clarifies Stamp Tax And Fee Exemptions For Notifications And Debt Repayment Schemes Involving Cheques 
Moroğlu Arseven

Turkey's Union of Notaries has announced details of stamp tax and fee exemptions for warning notifications and certain agreements, involving cheques, regarding repayment of overdue loan debts.
Turkey Announces Regulation On Allocation And Use Of Banderol Fees 
Moroğlu Arseven

Turkey's Ministry of Customs and Trade has announced procedures and principles for banderol fees collected by the customs administration as revenue, as well as how the Customs and Trade Ministry's units can use banderol fees.
Turkey Supports Efforts To Become Financial Hub By Establishing Istanbul International Financial Center Coordination Board 
Moroğlu Arseven

The Circular on Istanbul International Financial Center No: 2016/24 was published in Official Gazette number 29885 on 11 November 2016.
Turkey's Prime Ministry Encourages Public Institutions To Use Istanbul Arbitration Centre For Dispute Resolution 
Moroğlu Arseven

The Prime Ministry noted that arbitral awards by the ISTAC are definite, and can be enforced without an appeal process.
World Tax 2017 Recognized Sayenko Kharenko For Tax Excellence 
Sayenko Kharenko

World Tax 2017, International Tax Review's, directory to the leading tax advisory practices around the world, has promoted Sayenko Kharenko to Tier 1.
US Federal Reserve Board Survey Finds That Commercial And Industrial Loan Standards Unchanged, Residential Mortgage Loan Standards Eased 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The US Federal Reserve Board's October 2016 Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey revealed that, in general, banks did not change standards on commercial and industrial loans while they tightened standards...
Turkish Constitutional Court Considers Lessors' Ability To Terminate Fixed Term Leases 
Moroğlu Arseven

Turkish legislation protects lessees by imposing comparatively higher thresholds on lessors to terminate fixed term leases.
‘IoT' Devices Under The Regulatory Microscope  
Mason Hayes & Curran

Earlier this year, the Global Privacy Enforcement Network ("GPEN") published the results of its global privacy review of ‘Internet of Things' ("IoT") devices.
US Federal Reserve Board Approves Fee Schedule For Federal Reserve Bank Priced Services 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

The US Federal Reserve Board announced the approval of fee schedules, effective January 3, 2017, for payment services the Federal Reserve Banks provide to depository institutions (priced services).
Invest In Turkey: The Next Episode 
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law

On 26 November 2016, the decision of Council of Ministers dated 17 October 2016 regarding project based investment aid structure has been published in the Official Gazette and became effective.
HM Treasury Consults On New Rules For Financial Market Infrastructure Special Administration Regime 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

On November 11, 2016, HM Treasury published a consultation paper on rules for a financial market infrastructure special administration regime.
Federal Reserve Bank Of New York Releases Operating Policy On Market Operations Counterparties 
Shearman & Sterling LLP

On November 9, 2016, the New York Fed released a statement of its policies towards managing its open market operations counterparty relationships with private entities...
Why Trump Really Won: The Medium Is The Message 
Fox Rothschild LLP

Trump's election was a shocking surprise to many–Democrats and Republicans alike. Explanations for the upset have ranged from the benign to the sinister.
AMF Reforms Premarketing Rules To Draw Investment Funds To France  
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

The AMF, France's stock market regulator, recently released a report produced in partnership with the French AFG with the view to facilitate the development at the international level of those asset...
The More Things Change In Marijuana Investment Law, The More Things Stay The Same  
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

Voters in eight states legalized marijuana on November 8: recreational marijuana in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada and medical marijuana in Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota.
Ending The 10b-5 Holdup: Aéropostale Rejects Debtor's Attack On Traders 
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

In an August 2016 decision in the Aéropostale bankruptcy case, the Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York held that allegations of insider trading did not justify equitable subordination...
7 Ways to Help Your Organization Prevent Costly Data Breaches 
Aird & Berlis LLP

Businesses spend an estimated $84 billion each year defending their data against cyber-attacks. However, a recent report by Accenture highlights the stark disconnect...
Jay Jurata Weighs In On Capital One's Antitrust Claims Against NPE Intellectual Ventures 
Orrick

Jay Jurata, a partner in Orrick's Antitrust & Competition practice in Washington, D.C., recently spoke with The American Lawyer regarding Capital One's decision to file antitrust claims...
Public Procurement Authority Requires Turkish Lira 
Pekin & Bayar

The Regulations amending the Public Procurement Application Regulations and the Communiqué amending the Public Procurement General Communiqué entered into force...
Choosing The Right Patents Renewal Firm 
Singh & Associates

Intellectual Property (IP) portfolio is one of the most critical possessions of a business. A good IP portfolio is the one of the most significant attribute for the success of a business.
Provisions Governing The Deposit Of Biological Material Under Indian Patents Act  
Singh & Associates

Patent documents are techno-legal documents containing full scientific details of the invention and more specifically claims identifying the scope of the invention sought for protection.
Patent Prosecution Highway Program Between Peru And Spain 
Moeller IP Advisors

On January 1, 2016, a PPH program began between the Peruvian National Institute for the Defence of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection and the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office (OEPM).
Resolution To Keep Patent Applications Alive 
Moeller IP Advisors

On January 27, 2016, the Uruguayan National Directorate of Industrial Property (DNPI) published Resolution No. 02/2016.
Update: The Tribunal Administratif du Travail Rules On The Application Of A CNESST Policy  
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Last July, we drew your attention on the important decision rendered July 4, 2016 by Administrative Judge Claire Burdett of the Tribunal administratif du travail, Health and Safety Division.
New Domain Extensions 
Moeller IP Advisors

On December 1, 2015 resolution No. 109/2015 entered into force. It was issued by the National Registry of Internet Domain Names, and created three new extensions and new fees for the registration of domain names under the country code ".ar".
PTO Authorizes DO For Craftsmen And Grants Collective Marks 
Moeller IP Advisors

The local trademark office authorized use of the Colombian official seal of Designation of Origin (DO) to 40 craftsmen from twelve regions of Colombia.
2016 Budget superannuation changes – passed! 
Cooper Grace Ward

Legislation implementing substantive changes to superannuation in the 2016 Budget has now been passed in Parliament.
The complex Chinese position on IP, and ensuring Australian brand owners are adequately protected 
Norton Rose Fulbright Australia

Although protection of trade marks in China has improved, it is still difficult for Australian brand owners in China.
Corrs video: Dr Jim Minifie, Grattan Institute, discusses regulatory challenges of the new sharing economy 
Corrs Chambers Westgarth

The Leadership Video Series profiles Australian IR, HR and Safety leaders discussing key issues in the world of work.
An inside look at the 2016 Budget changes and their impact on SMSFs 
Cooper Grace Ward

Recent changes to the superannuation rules have seen a seismic shift in the way we approach SMSFs and retirement planning
Don't let the sun go down on you: Sunset clauses and purchasing off-the-plan in NSW 
Carroll & O'Dea

Parties to NSW off the plan contracts should be aware of these limitations placed upon the operation of sunset clauses.
Clearing the smoke – use and consent of trademark clarified 
Carroll & O'Dea

The decision deals with the concepts of "use" and "consent" of a trade mark in relation to importation and resale.
Australia joins the TAR (Techology Assisted Review) trend 
KordaMentha

There is now significant action in the use of TAR to manage discovery involving enormous numbers of documents in court.
Property Development Update: Failed ‘off-the-plan' settlements 
Broadley Rees Hogan Lawyers

The new policy changes will avoid relevant markets being negatively impacted by off-the-plan sales not being completed.
A summary of the Construction Contracts Act 2002 
Duncan Cotterill

This Act applies to all contracts relating to either commercial or residential construction work in New Zealand.
Have you been paid all your superannuation benefits? 
Watkins Tapsell

This report revealed that as many as 2.4 million Australians may have not been paid their superannuation entitlements.
Harsh, unjust or unreasonable: is the unfair dismissal regime broken? 
Bartier Perry

The unfair dismissal scheme needs refinement to deal robustly and decisively with inappropriate behaviours in workplaces.
Might a local council be a bully? 
Bartier Perry

If a local council was found to be a trading corporation, it could be subject to the operation of the Fair Work Act.
Twice In Two Years: California Expands The Fair Pay Act For The Second Consecutive Year 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Starting January 1, 2017, companies of all sizes doing business in California will need to take extra care to ensure they are not paying employees differently based on their race or ethnicity or basing new employees' compensation solely on their prior salary.
Indiana Court Of Appeals Rules On Irreparable Harm, Laches, Extension Clauses, And More In Recent Restrictive Covenant Case 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The Indiana Court of Appeals recently issued a restrictive covenant ruling addressing several significant issues. On November 30, 2016, in Hannum Wagle & Cline Engineering, Inc. v. American Consulting, Inc., the Indiana Court of Appeals elaborated on a number of important issues in restrictive covenant cases:
2017 Increase To Daily Minimum Wage for Mexico 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On December 1, 2016, the Mexican National Commission on Minimum Wages (Comisión Nacional de los Salarios Mínimos or CONASAMI) issued a resolution effecting an increase in the Daily General Minimum Wage (DGMW) applicable for Mexico in 2017.
Labor Department Seeks To Fast Track Overtime Appeal 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On December 2, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a motion with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit seeking to fast track the DOL's appeal of a nationwide preliminary injunction that blocks the agency from implementing its revisions to overtime rules under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Labor Department Announces Intent To Appeal Preliminary Injunction Of Overtime Regulations On The Day The Regulations Were To Become Effective 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

On December 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) filed a notice with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit announcing its intent to challenge a Texas district court's issuance of a nationwide preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of revised overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Something For Everyone? The European Commission's Winter "Clean Energy" Package On Energy Union (November 2016) 
Dentons

On 30 November 2016, the European Commission officially unveiled the latest instalment of its ongoing Energy Union initiative, which will reform some of the central pieces of EU energy legislation.
Two More New Jersey Towns Pass Paid Sick Leave Ordinances 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

Citing the lack of paid sick time for private-sector workers and the goals of reducing health care expenditures and promoting a healthier and more productive workforce, the towns of Morristown and Plainfield, New Jersey, recently adopted ordinances that require private employers to provide paid sick time to employees.
Keeping It Flowing: 10 Steps To Anticipate Citizens' Challenges To New Developments 
McInnes Cooper

Recently, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court denied a motion for a temporary stay of proceedings to prevent the deployment of certain tidal devices in Nova Scotia's Minas Basin.
Federal Court In Missouri Holds At-Will Employment Is Not Consideration For Noncompete 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

The end of the year is an opportune time for employers to make sure their noncompete and arbitration agreements are still valid. A recent Missouri federal court decision underscores how difficult it can be to enforce those agreements against at-will employees in Missouri. Durrell v. Tech Electronics, Inc., No. 4:16-cv-1367-cdp (November 15, 2016).
How To Select A Merger/Reorganization Structure That Is Right For Your Nonprofit (Part V) 
Fox Rothschild LLP

Yet another merger/reorganization option is to make the "surviving" nonprofit the sole member of the target nonprofit.
More Amendments To The Civil Code To Foster Lending 
Schoenherr Attorneys at Law

The Hungarian Parliament recently adopted a significant amendment package to the Civil Code. The main body of the amendment entered into force on 1 October 2016.
Louisiana Supreme Court Bounces Out On Arbitration Clause 
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

A recent Louisiana Supreme Court decision over the enforceability of an arbitration clause has the justices battling it out. Against well-established precedent favoring arbitration clauses, the court recently found that a provision in an indoor trampoline park's participant agreement was unenforceable because it was adhesionary and lacked mutuality of consent.
Judges V. Ministry Of Justice And Lord Chancellor 
Dentons

It is not every day that a group of over 200 judges get together to issue proceedings against the Ministry of Justice and the Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss.
José-Miguel Júdice And Manuel Lopes Rocha Recognised As Lawyers Of The Year In Arbitration And Intellectual Property Law 
PLMJ

PLMJ – Law Firm has increased the number of lawyers recommended by the US directory Best Lawyers to 46, in various areas of legal practice in Portugal.
Intervening In The ‘Interests Of Justice' In The Federal Courts 
Lerners

In a recent article, Part One of this series, I described the "(Nearly) New Approach" to interventions in Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal proceedings.
Government Imposing Enhanced Record Keeping Requirements Pertaining To Corporate Property  
Pallett Valo LLP

On December 10th, the manner in which corporations manage their property will be altered in a number of important ways.
Worker Representation On Boards…Or Not? 
Dentons

Theresa May, during her campaign and at the beginning of her term as prime minister, repeatedly committed to introducing worker representation on company boards as part of her corporate governance...
Savunma Sanayisi Sözleşmelerinin Feshi ve Sonuçları 
Kasaroglu Law Office

Günümüzde en ileri teknoloji ürünü sistemlerle donanmış olan, yaptığı teknolojik atılımlarla ve gerçekleştirdiği projelerle gücünü her geçen gün daha da arttıran Türk savunma sanayisi, bu alanda yatırım yapan girişimciler ve şirketler için de önemli bir pazar hâline gelmiştir.
Trends In Technology: Key Insight On Fintech And Cybersecurity  
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

The Canadian Competition Bureau's fintech market study is due to be published in the spring and will include an exploration of whether there is a need for regulatory reform to promote greater competition...
Termination Of Defense Industry Contracts And Related Consequences 
Kasaroglu Law Office

Turkish defense industry, which is equipped with high technology systems and becoming more powerful due to its technological attempts and improved projects, recently has become a significant market for entrepreneurs and investors who are active in this field.
Base brasileira de desenhos industriais disponível mundialmente para buscas 
Clarke, Modet & Co

No dia 17 de outubro, o Escritório Brasileiro de Marcas e Patentes (INPI), passou a disponibilizar os Desenhos Industriais brasileiros para pesquisa através da plataforma DesignView.
Nigeria Moves To Ratify New Double Tax Treaties With Spain, South Korea And Sweden 
PwC Nigeria

The legislature has commenced the process of ratifying three avoidance of double taxation treaties with Spain, South Korea and Sweden signed on 18 November 2004...
New Registration Required For Designating Agents Under The DMCA 
Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

Under new Copyright Office regulations, parties seeking the benefits of immunity under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act must re-register their Designation of Agents...
Priority Examination Of Resident Patent Applications 
Moeller IP Advisors

On January 19, by means of Resolution No. 153/2015, the Brazilian Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) launched the pilot project "Priority BR," aimed at examining resident patent applications within nine months.
Business Software Alliance (BSA) Highlights Indecopi´s Work To Encourage The Use Of Legal Software. 
Moeller IP Advisors

The Peruvian PTO (Indecopi) has launched its fifth campaign regarding Legal Software ("Campaña de Software Legal") in order to promote the use of software programs that have the pertinent license.
Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs) 
Arthur Cox

From 1 January 2017, all issuers which are subject to the Transparency Directive ("TD") will be required to have a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI).
SEC Adopts New Rules: Fund Liquidity, Reporting And Disclosure, And "Swing Pricing" 
Kaye Scholer LLP

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently approved new, and amended existing, rules and forms that (i) are intended to enhance liquidity risk management by registered open-end management investment companies;
Alternative Payment Systems: Evolving Compliance Challenges 
McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott's Managing the Transition to Transformation series is designed to help health systems and other health care industry leaders address the many challenges presented by the transformation in payment and care delivery models.
Amendment Relating To ‘Inoperative Accounts' Under Employees' Provident Funds And Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952.  
Vaish Associates Advocates

Paragraph 72(6) of Employees' Provident Funds Scheme, 1952 sets out scenarios when a members' money with Employees' Provident Fund Organisation is transferred to an account called "Inoperative Account".
Sanction For Prosecution Of Offences Under Chapter XII Of The (Indian) Income Tax Act-1961 
Vaish Associates Advocates

Under Chapter XII of the (Indian) Income Tax Act-1961, a person cannot be prosecuted for an offence Under Sections 275A, 275B, 276, 276A, 276B, 276BB, 276C, 276CC, 276D, 277...
'Maritime Malta' – Legal Perspective 
Fenech & Fenech Advocates

The term 'Maritime Malta' perfectly describes Malta – a country which has always had close connections with the sea and maritime sector.
Business Law Advisory Council Releases Fall 2016 Report 
McMillan LLP

In March 2016, Ontario's Ministry of Government and Consumer Services established a new Business Law Advisory Council, which was tasked with putting forward recommendations for modernizing Ontario's corporate and commercial statutes.
Doing Business In Canada 2017 
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

This guide provides a practical overview of Canada's legal landscape to international businesses looking to establish operations in Canada or considering an investment in a Canadian business.
Business Law Advisory Council Report: Recommendations For Amendments To The PPSA And RSLA  
McMillan LLP

On November 16, 2016, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services posted the Fall 2016 report of the Business Law Advisory Council, which was formed by the MGCS in March 2016 to put forward recommendations for modernizing Ontario's corporate and commercial statutes.
Supreme Court Confirms Broad Reach Of Insider Trading Liability  
Ropes & Gray LLP

Today, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Salman v. United States, clarifying the personal benefit standard of insider trading under the federal securities laws.

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