As social, environmental and governance imperatives are gaining in importance and there is growing awareness that today’s business risks are increasingly rooted in ESG factors, McMillan is pleased to announce its expanded ESG offering.Read More
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A selection of industry-defining, publicly disclosed deals and cases of significance.Learn more
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A selection of industry-defining, publicly disclosed deals and cases of significance.
We serve as trusted counsel to global companies seeking to do business in Canada and Canadian companies that do business abroad.Learn More
Specializing in cross-border transactions and business building, and Canada-Asia relations, we serve as trusted counsel to global companies seeking to do business in Canada and Canadian companies that do business abroad.
McMillan Achieves 141 Rankings in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Eighty-one of the firm’s lawyers are recognized in the 2023 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. In addition to this acknowledgement of our practitioners, McMillan is also listed as a recommended firm in 17 practice areas.Read More
Bidders can Structure Offers to Discourage the Use of Rights of First Refusal
A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision considers the duty of good faith and honest contractual performance in the context of an asset sale involving ROFRs.
Update for Ontario Employers: Proposed Changes Related to Remote Workers
Ontario employer's should note proposed amendments to the province's employment laws that would clarify remote employees' entitlements in mass terminations.
Trademark of Foreign Owner Invalidated on the Basis of Bad Faith
Awareness of a senior rights holder’s trademark and its prior use of such trademark in Canada is relevant to the assessment of bad faith.
Fanning the Flames of Liability: The Ontario Court of Appeal Considers Product Liability Issues in Burr v. Tecumseh Products of Canada Limited
The decision of the Court of Appeal in Burr v. Tecumseh Products of Canada Limited, 2023 ONCA 135 provides a helpful overview of product liability law.
A Look at Some Key Findings by the Alberta Securities Commission in Re Bison Acquisition Corp.
On December 21, 2021, a panel of the Alberta Securities Commission issued its written decision providing its reasons for the oral ruling it made on July 12, 2021 regarding applications brought by Bison Acquisition Corp. and Brookfield Infrastructure Corporation Exchange Limited Partnership, as well as Inter Pipeline Ltd. and Pembina Pipeline Corporation.
Employer’s Disturbing Termination Conduct Results in $15,000 Moral Damages Award
Teljeur v Aurora Hotel Group 2023 ONSC 1324 provides example of post-termination conduct and bad faith damages.
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At McMillan, everyone has a seat and a voice at the table. We are committed to the recruitment and advancement of diverse firm members, including women, racialized individuals, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples and LGBTQ + individuals.Learn More
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