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We Have a DPA: Prosecutors Agree to Deferred Prosecution Agreement With SNC-Lavalin

May 16, 2022

Canadian prosecutors have for the first time agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement with a Canadian company.

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Open Banking: What it is and what it means for you

As we have received a number of questions from clients regarding our open banking bulletins, we are putting together an interdisciplinary panel of experts to take a deep dive into the implications of an open banking system in Canada, exciting developments & expectations for further progression.

Details Thursday, June 2, 2022
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Court of Appeal: Single Incident of Sexual Harassment is Cause for Termination

May 6, 2022

Ontario’s Court of Appeal has upheld the termination of a 30-year employee for cause following a single incident of sexual harassment.

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What is the Capital Markets Tribunal?

May 5, 2022

This article provides further information about the new Capital Markets Tribunal.

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“Project Maple” – Considerations when Buying a Canadian Public Company

May 4, 2022

Some initial considerations for foreign acquirors of Canadian public companies.

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Ontario Whistle-blower Protections for Regulated Financial Services Sector Now in Effect

May 4, 2022

New protections for whistle-blowers under the Ontario's Financial Services Regulatory Authority Act in effect as of April 29, 2022.

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Drilling Down on Crypto: AER Cryptocurrency Mining Bulletin and Information Request

May 4, 2022

Alberta's Energy Regulator taking steps to better understand cryptocurrency mining operations occurring alongside AER-regulated operations.

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Competition Act Amendments Introduce New Criminal Offence Against Wage-Fixing and No-Poach Agreements

May 3, 2022

New proposed amendments to the Competition Act will criminalize agreements between employers regarding wages, working conditions and hiring practices.

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Significant Changes Coming to Canada’s Competition Act

May 3, 2022

The Canadian federal government has introduced a series of significant changes to Canada's Competition Act.