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By Patricia Olasker, James Doris, J. Alexander Moore, Poonam Puri
A recent court decision from the Yukon has grabbed the attention of financial advisers and mergers and acquisition practitioners, raising questions about established market practices in M&A transactions...
By Anthony Arquin, Oliver Desilets, Nicolas Morin
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...
By Elliot Greenstone, Jean-Philippe Groleau, Shayna Goldman
The Rules provide that where a non-French-language trademark is displayed outside or is attached to a building or premises, "sufficient presence of French" must be ensured at the same site.
By Mark Katz, Anita Banicevic, Charles Tingley
In our recent e-communication Canada Lowers the Wall to Foreign Investment, we described recent steps taken by the Canadian government to create a more attractive and welcoming climate for foreign investment...
By Maureen Littlejohn, Jean Teboul
On November 25, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered two decisions confirming that express, clear legislative language is required to compel production of solicitor-client-...
By Gabriella Lombardi, Christopher Anderson
The province of Ontario is proposing to increase land transfer tax rates with effect from January 1, 2017.
By Jean-Philippe Groleau
Le 1er janvier 2016, le nouveau Code de procédure civile (le « nouveau C.p.c. ») du Québec entrait en vigueur.
By Anthony Arquin, Elias Benhamou, Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt, Fred Purkey
The Québec 2016-2017 Budget tabled by Finance Minister Carlos Leitão on March 17, 2016, announced significant changes to the Act respecting duties on transfers of immovable...
By Anthony Arquin, Elias Benhamou, Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt, Fred Purkey
En vertu des anciennes règles, le droit de mutation était dû seulement à compter de l'inscription au registre foncier du transfert d'un immeuble.
By Mark Katz
The Canadian franchise industry constitutes an important sector of the Canadian economy. The industry employs one in every 35 Canadian, generates approximately CDN$68 billion in revenues...
By Mark Katz, Anita Banicevic, David Feldman
At a time when trade globalization is attracting new controversy, the Canadian government has taken steps to encourage increased foreign investment in Canada.
By Nathan Boidman
The case of Univar, in which the Tax Court of Canada upheld a $30 million tax assessment on an alleged $600 million surplus strip, raises domestic and international surplus stripping issues...
By Nathan Boidman, Michael Kandev
The BEPS project's new transfer-pricing notion of "cash box" appears to be inconsistent both with commercial reality and with longstanding Canadian outbound international tax policy.
By Michele Alexander, Gabriella Lombardi
A year ago, the Ontario Legislature passed the Forfeited Corporate Property Act, 2015 and the Escheats Act, 2015.
By David Feldman
This Article argues that the result in The Commissioner of Competition v. Visa Canada Corporation and MasterCard International Incorporated revealed a gap in the Competition Act's price maintenance provision...
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