As if the ACL "unfair contracts" provisions weren't exciting enough, they are now extended to small business dealings.
We discuss The decision of the Queensland District Court in Morton & Anor v Rexel Electrical Supplies Pty Ltd.
Businesses enter into arrangements with customers every day.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Canada's largest securities regulator continues to move to implement its whistleblowing program, and investors and market participants should take note.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Order 677-2015 released on the same date implements some minor transitional interim regulations.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In MEDIchair LP v. DME Medequip Inc., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice considered whether a restrictive covenant contained in a franchise agreement is enforceable by a franchisor...
Bennett Jones LLP
The Alberta Securities Commission and Nunavut Securities Office recently published for comment proposed Multilateral Instrument 45-109 Prospectus Exemption for Start-Up Businesses.
On November 5, 2015, securities regulators in five provinces published in final form Multilateral Instrument 45-108 Crowdfunding (MI 45-108)...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Many of our readers will be interested in a post on our M&A law blog about Finance Minister Bill Morneau's announcement today regarding the taxation of stock options.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Studies reveal that 50 to 70% of M&A transactions ultimately fail to realize expected synergies and, in fact, many actually dilute shareholder value.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 31-343 Conflicts of Interest in Distributing Securities of Related or Connected Issuers (the Notice) on November 19, 2015.
On 4 November 2015 the UK Supreme Court handed down its decision in the case of Cavendish Square Holdings BV v Makdessi  UKSC 67.
Singh & Associates
Section 232 of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 ("Act"), enumerates of three issues, i.e. consideration for the agreement, the object of the agreement and the agreement per se.
Fred-young & Evans LP
It is without doubt that in-house collection offers some advantages because it can move swiftly to recover small debts.
Tenha Law Firm
New Turkish Code of Obligations numbered 6098 will enter into force on 1 July 2012 following its publication in OG dated 4 February 2011, Nr. 27836.
KILIC & Partners
The Regulation on Conducting Notarial Acts in the Electronic Environment was published in the Official Gazette on July 11, 2015, numbered 29413 and shall enter in to force March 01, 2016.
Both the DIFC and ADGM legal systems are predicated on English common law and this judgment will filter through to them in time.
Foley Hoag LLP
Past guidance from the staff on this issue states that a proposal will generally not be excludable as long as there is a sufficient nexus between the nature of the proposal and the company.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The submission of company-selected peers is voluntary, but is encouraged for any eligible company that has made changes to its peer group from the group disclosed in the company's last proxy.
Fox Rothschild LLP
Joshua Horn's blog post, "Who Wants Some Additional Ideas About Cybersecurity" originally posted in the firm's Securities Compliance Sentinel, was mentioned as one of the top postings for November 23, 2015.