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The End of LIBOR/The Beginning of SOFR: October 2022 Update

Oct 20, 2022

USD LIBOR will end June 30, 2023. We discuss LIBOR discontinuation timelines, recent development with respect to SOFR and approaches to replacing LIBOR.

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Green or Grey: Regulators Target Greenwashing, Misleading Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Claims

Oct 19, 2022

An overview of risks and best practices for companies in relation to environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) claims and disclosure.

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$55,000 Punitive and Moral Damages Award Underscores Importance of Proper Termination Practices

Oct 19, 2022

proper termination practices, punitive damages, moral damages, wrongful dismissal damages

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CRA Issues Guidance on Critical Mineral Exploration Tax Credit and Certification Requirements

Oct 19, 2022

Canada Revenue Agency Issues Guidance on 30% Critical Mineral Exploration Tax Credit and Certification Requirements

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A Call to Address Canada’s Transportation Supply Chain Crisis: Final Report

Oct 18, 2022

The National Supply Chain Task Force underscores what rail shippers are facing: the Canadian transportation network is under stress.

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Can they really do that? Understanding the limits of governmental permitting and compliance powers

While every company strives to achieve constructive relations with regulators, sometimes this is not enough. In such cases, understanding the rules that apply to regulators and the limits of their powers can be essential to levelling the playing field.

Details Wednesday, November 9, 2022
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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad – Proposed Access-Based Model for Delivery of Financial Statements and Management Reports of Fund Performance by Investment Fund Reporting Issuers Strikes One Sour Note

Oct 12, 2022

The Canadian Securities Administrators recently proposed amendments to National Instrument 81-106 – Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure for public comment.

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Alleviating the Labour Shortage: Limit on Student Work Hours Temporarily Lifted

Oct 11, 2022

Recent immigration policy changes relating to off-campus work by international students in Canada