On May 4, 2016, an Ontario Securities Commission panel (the Panel) issued its Reasons and Decision In the Matter of Future Solar Developments Inc., containing interpretive guidance on three central concepts in securities law...
Retirement savings in this country has been a hot topic of late, and yesterday evening in Vancouver the federal government and the provinces announced that they have reached a deal to expand the Canada Pension Plan.
Aird & Berlis LLP
In 2014, the Divisional Court overturned the Tribunal's decision to revoke the Ostrander REA on the basis that the decision was unreasonable.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Domovitch, the plaintiff successfully relied on the "innocent purchaser" exemption to avoid sharing the liability for remediation costs.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In January, the Federal Government announced five principles guiding its discretionary decision-making powers on major natural resource projects.
Mason Hayes & Curran
Coming to terms with the economic necessity of a V-word culture: after all, it's a dirty job - but somebody's got to do it. Vulture funds and culture capitalists have been getting a bad press for many years now, writes Declan Black.
Ford & Harrison LLP
Reports of a potentially violent co-worker bring many difficult questions to bear. What are the nature of the alleged comments?
For the past 10 years, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has stood alone in having addressed the issue of whether a de minimis amount of copying used in a song sample constitutes infringement of a copyrighted sound recording.
McDermott Will & Emery
On June 16, 2016, the US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) posted a report examining the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' oversight of billing by provider-based facilities.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
William F. McDevitt analyzed the risky practice of lawyers practicing outside their areas of expertise in "Dabbling: A Dangerous Practice Even for Accomplished Attorneys" in the June 9, 2016, issue of The Legal Intelligencer.
Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in four cases of interest to the business community: Federal Jurisdiction—Fannie Mae; Bankruptcy Code—Structured Dismissals; Sherman Act—Conspiracy by Members of a Business Association; Fair Housing Act—Standing
Duane Morris LLP
The brief was one of only a handful of amici curiae briefs cited in the decision out of a total of 41 such briefs filed on behalf of petitioners.
On June 14, 2016, the US Department of Labor's (DOL) Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) issued a final rule updating the sex discrimination guidelines governing federal contractors...
Foley & Lardner
On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the "Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act" into law, making comprehensive changes to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).
The Supreme Court held that a putative class action does not become moot when a defendant merely offers a named plaintiff full relief on his or her individual claims...
Holland & Knight
Yet another challenge is being brought against the Affordable Care Act (ACA), this time regarding the ACA's risk corridor program.