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Warning For Businesses: Companies Can be Liable for Tort of Bribery Even if They Did Not Intend to Pay or Receive a Bribe

Apr 12, 2024

Businesses with a duty to provide impartial advice must take steps to ensure the payments they make or receive are not later interpreted as bribes.

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Foreign Investment in the EV Battery Market: Regulatory Framework in North America and Canada’s Strategic Edge

Apr 10, 2024

Explore Canada & U.S. electric vehicle battery market growth, incentives, and foreign investment regulations. Strategic insights for Indo-Pacific companies.

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Administrative Monetary Penalties: Regulators “AMP-ing” up the Pressure on Businesses

Mar 19, 2024

Administrative Monetary Penalties are increasingly used to sanction regulatory non-compliance in Canada. What are they and what should you do if faced with one?

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The Latest Risk to the BC Natural Resource Sector: Government Uses Little Known Law to Freeze Mining Rights Unless First Nations Consent

Mar 11, 2024

BC's government has issued unprecedented orders, to prohibit mining activity in certain areas, unless First Nations consent.

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What to Expect: The Federal Clean Energy Regulations

Jan 31, 2024

The Government of Canada has announced plans to implement clean energy regulations. What does this mean for the industry?

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BC Government Consulting on New Law to Give Indigenous Groups Control over Crown Land Decisions

Jan 24, 2024

The Government of BC is seeking to amend the Land Act to provide decision making power over Crown land to Indigenous groups.

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Jumpstarting Zero-Emission Vehicle Adoption in Canada – Federal Government Publishes Final Regulations To Reach 100% ZEVs By 2035

Jan 9, 2024

Federal Government officially publishes regulations that will require 100% of new passenger cars and light trucks sold from 2035 to be zero emission vehicles.

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Federal Government Continues the Prompt Payment Trend

Dec 19, 2023

The Government of Canada is moving forward with a prompt payment and adjudication regime applicable to federal government projects.

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Net Zero Plans Deserve Closer Attention Than They Are Getting

Nov 29, 2023

This bulletin provides guidance for companies on practices around net zero plans