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The “Due Care” Standard for Payment of Annual Patent Maintenance Fees

Feb 28, 2024

In Taillefer v. Canada (AG), the Federal Court considered the scope of the “due care” standard regarding the payment of annual patent maintenance fees.

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Two-Year Anniversary of Russia’s Illegal Invasion of Ukraine: New Sanctions Designations and Expansion of Export Prohibitions

Feb 28, 2024

To coincide with the two-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Canada announced new sanctions and financial reporting obligations.

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2024 Changes to Canada’s Thresholds for Merger Notification and Investment Canada Act Reviews

Feb 28, 2024

Providing updates on the 2024 merger thresholds under Canada's Competition Act and Investment Canada Act.

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Adjudication Under the Construction Act: Fast but Fair

Feb 23, 2024

Adjudicator discretion under the Construction Act. Ontario Court recently confirmed a limit on this discretion in Ledore Investments v. Dixin Construction

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Environmental Protection: An Essential Consideration for Any Minor Exemption

Feb 22, 2024

The Quebec Court of Appeal quashed, on environmental grounds, a municipal resolution on a minor exemption

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2024 Update: Risks of Anonymized and Aggregated Data

Feb 21, 2024

The ability to glean personal information from both anonymized and aggregated data creates a risk of re-identification.

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Defending Dignity in the Dawn of Deepfakes

Feb 16, 2024

On January 29, 2024, in an era dominated by digital connectivity and rapid technological advancements, BC's Intimate Images Protection Act comes into force.

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Exploring Extraterritoriality: Do You Need a Physical Presence for Privacy Laws to Apply?

Join McMillan and Kochhar & Co. for an international webinar about the extraterritorial application of privacy laws in each of their jurisdictions. Can organizations without a facility or employees in Canada or India be subject to local privacy legislation? This is a must-watch program for organizations doing business in Canada and/or India.

Details Wednesday, March 6, 2024
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OSFI Unveils New Supervisory Framework (Effective April 2024)

Feb 14, 2024

OSFI announced the release of its new Supervisory Framework for FRFIs and private pension plans, touted to be the most significant change in 25 years.