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Sanctions Enforcement Rising: Border Seizures and Forfeitures, Administrative Penalties and a New Reporting Obligation for Sanctions Evasion Offences

Jun 13, 2024

Changes to Canada’s sanctions regime under Bill C-59 will add reporting requirements for importers/exporters, create AMPs, and grant new CBSA seizure powers.

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Far from being FARA – Canada’s Proposed Foreign Influence Transparency Registry Law Leaves the Details for Another Day

Jun 5, 2024

Canada's proposed foreign agent registry doesn't mirror the problematic aspects of FARA, but many details are left to future regulations and guidance.

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Legal Risk Assessments – An Essential Risk Management Tool

May 9, 2024

The best way to address the legal issues that arise in any business is to focus on their identification and resolution before they become legal problems.

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Commercial Real Estate: Year in Review

May 1, 2024

Key changes in the Ontario and British Columbia commercial real estate landscape that will play a role in the industry throughout 2024.

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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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Storm Clouds Looming: The Impact of Competition Act Changes on Leasing

The Affordable Housing and Groceries Act (Bill C-56) recently introduced changes to the Competition Act (Canada) which will govern all landlord and tenant leases and other agreements, not just those of grocery stores

Details Tuesday, April 30, 2024
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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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New Era of Foreign Investment Scrutiny Starts in Canada with Passage of Investment Canada Act Amendment Bill

Mar 27, 2024

Bill C-34 amends the Investment Canada Act to enhance the government of Canada's national security review powers.

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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?