Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Digital payment services like those offered by PayPal, which are used to facilitate money transfers domestically and internationally, are now well-integrated into our personal and professional lives.
On June 23, 2022, significant amendments to Canada's Competition Act became law. The amendments can be broken down into five categories: Abuse of Dominance, Criminal Cartel and Competitor...
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
After waiting 40 years, Gibson Brand Inc. has enforced its guitar-shape trademark against fellow manufacturer Dean Guitars. As of 28 July 2022, a permanent injunction bars Armadillo...
The Ontario Civil Rules Committee has issued a consultation paper and is seeking input on potential changes to Rule 34 of the Rules of Civil Procedure, RRO 1990, Reg 194, governing oral examinations.
The adversarial process assumes that litigants are represented by counsel: each party fends for themselves, an adjudicator maintains detached independence, and the truth emerges.
Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
Montenegro is set to become the newest member state of the European Patent Organization (EPO) in October 2022.
Bennett Jones LLP
As discussed in our previous insight, Additional Changes to Alberta's Business Corporations Act Now in Effect, several changes to the Business Corporations Act...
This is no small point. Canada offers some of the most generous and broadly applicable research and development incentives in the world.
Lenczner Slaght LLP
Here's a look at the leave application decisions that the Supreme Court of Canada will be releasing on August 18, 2022.
On August 12, 2022, the Superior Court of Québec issued a first ruling on a challenge to Bill 96, An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec (the "Bill")...
The Depp-Heard trial, which dominated headlines for weeks, culminated in a decision awarding Johnny Depp $15 million for his lawsuit and Amber Heard $2 million for her countersuit.
Earlier this year, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its decision in Obsidian Group Inc. v. Google LL, 2022 ONSC 84, in which Justice Morgan reviewed...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On August 9, 2022, the Department of Finance Canada released draft legislation (August 2022 Draft Legislation) that would amend the Income Tax Act (Canada) (ITA) and the Income Tax Regulations...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 9, 2022, the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) released for consultation a draft guideline titled CAPSA Guideline...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On August 15, 2022, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced a new requirement for crypto asset trading platforms (CTPs) that are working toward registration...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has confirmed that a public company acted properly and lawfully when it decided not to disclose to the investing public an opinion received from an external consultant that ...
McLeish Orlando LLP
As a lawyer representing victims, I have had a disturbing look into road violence.
Roper Greyell LLP – Employment and Labour Lawyers
As of January 31, 2023, an exemption to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, S.C. 1996, c. 19 (the "Act") will allow adults in B.C. to possess small amounts of certain controlled...
On July 21, 2022, the Ontario government filed new regulations amending Ontario Regulation 228/20 (O. Reg. 228/20), resulting in the extension of paid Infectious Disease Emergency Leave (IDEL) until March 31, 2023.
In technical terms, a trade secret is a form of intellectual property pertaining to information that is commercially valuable. Why? Well, by virtue of the fact that it's secret.