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By Sarah Powell, Alexandria Pike, Marie-Claude Bellemare
This past summer witnessed a number of significant legislative changes to Canada's environmental regimes at both the federal and provincial levels.
By Sandra Forbes, Derek Ricci, Chantelle Cseh, Maura O’Sullivan
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its long-awaited decision in two companion appeals that have significant implications for class actions alleging conduct that contravenes the criminal provisions found in Part VI of the Competition Act.
By Brian Kujavsky, Joseph-Anaël Lemieux
As a result of a recent decision of the Québec Superior Court in Murray Hall c. Procureure générale du Québec, residents in Québec are no longer prohibited from growing or possessing cannabis plants at home for personal purposes.
By Brooke Jamison, Sarbjit Basra, Stephen Dalby
In June 2019, the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) published a third version of principles that set out ILPA's view of industry best practices (ILPA 3.0).
By Jean-Philippe Groleau, Faiz Lalani, Guillaume Charlebois
A seven-member panel of the Québec Court of Appeal (QCA) recently rendered an important decision regarding the civil and administrative jurisdiction of the Court of Québec (CQ), a provincial court.
By Léon Moubayed, Élisabeth Robichaud, Sarah Gorguos, Fanny Albrecht
La Cour a appliqué les principes de l'arrêt Jordan, sans distinction entre personne morale et personne physique.
By Sébastien Roy, Louis-Martin O'Neill, Patricia Olasker, Jennifer Longhurst, Cynthia Hill
The Business Roundtable, an association of CEOs of major U.S. corporations, recently issued its "Statement on the Purpose of the Corporation."
By Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt, John Lennard
As outlined in our e-communications of May 21, 2019, and August 12, 2019, Québec's Ministry of Finance has introduced new rules regarding the disclosure of nominee agreements.
By Louis-Martin O'Neill, Olivier Désilets, Nicolas Morin, Faiz Lalani
The Tribunal administratif des marchés financiers (Québec's securities tribunal) issued a split 2–1 decision resulting in a cease trade order on an offer made by Group Mach to acquire 19.5% of Transat A.T. Inc.'s shares.
By Anita Banicevic
Have an appropriate process in place for raising and responding to complaints or concerns (internal or external) regarding the use and collection of personal data.
By Jennifer Longhurst, Sarah Powell, Veronika Stefanski
In recent years, awareness of the potential impacts of climate change on issuers has heightened both in Canada and internationally.
By Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
They can also expect that these changes will require the dedication of increased time and resources to ensure compliance.
By Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
These long-form fairness opinions were obtained in the majority of the transactions surveyed.
By Anita Banicevic, Mark Katz
The draft timing agreement is open for public comment until August 30.
By Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In Canada too, obstruction is a serious matter with significant consequences.
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