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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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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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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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Plan for the Ban: Canada’s Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations Remain in Effect Pending the Federal Court of Appeal Decision

Feb 6, 2024

The Court granted a stay to the decision in Responsible Plastic Use Coalition v Canada pending the appeal.

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Plan for the Ban: Canada’s Draft Notice for Federal Plastics Registry Provides Additional Insights on Reporting Requirements

Jan 16, 2024

This bulletin discusses who and what will be required to be reported under the Federal Plastics Registry based on the Notice of Intent.

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Plan for the Ban: What the Federal Court’s Decision ACTUALLY Means for Your Business – Your Questions Answered

Nov 21, 2023

The Court decision in Responsible Plastic Use Coalition v Canada struck down Canada's decision to add plastic manufactured items to the List of Toxic Substances

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Done Like Dinner: Updated Guidance Published by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency for Simulated Meat and Poultry Products

Oct 18, 2023

This bulletin discusses the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)'s updated guidance for simulated meat and simulated poultry products and adjacent products.

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Plan for the Ban: UNEP Issues Report Offering Insight and Guidance for World’s First Global Plastics Pollution Treaty

Jul 26, 2023

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a report entitled Turning off the Tap, How the world can end plastic pollution.

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Environment Canada’s State of PFAS Report: insights into the future regulation of “forever chemicals”

Jun 8, 2023

The publication of the Draft State of PFAS Report marks a good step toward the development of additional PFAS regulations in Canada.