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Global Remote Working – What Employers Need to Know

Mar 29, 2021

This article provides an overview of the legal issues employers need to consider when implementing remote working in Canada.

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Alberta Eliminates Director Residency Requirements

Mar 29, 2021

With the proclamation of the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act (Alberta) into law on March 29, 2021, director residency requirements have been eliminated.

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Canadian Government Expands National Security Guidance

Mar 25, 2021

On March 24, 2021, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry announced that the government updated its National Security Guidelines.

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Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce Recommendations – Proxy System Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions

Mar 10, 2021

High-level overview and commentary on the recommendations set out in Section 2.4 of the Capital Markets Modernization Final Report

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LIBOR Newsflash: FCA Announces Dates for Official Cessation and Loss of Representativeness of LIBOR

Mar 10, 2021

FCA announces dates for the official cessation and loss of representativeness of LIBOR. Implications for Lenders.

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Canada’s Transport Minister Approves Air Transat’s Take-Over by Air Canada

Feb 22, 2021

In a long-awaited decision, Canada’s newly appointed Transport Minister approved Air Canada’s acquisition of rival Transat on public interest grounds

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LIBOR Newsflash: Announcement on Official Cessation of LIBOR is Expected Soon

Feb 18, 2021

IBA and FCA expected to make announcement about the official cessation of LIBOR. Timelines for ceasing new issuances of LIBOR loans.

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2021 Canadian Merger Notification and Investment Canada Act Review Thresholds Decrease

Feb 12, 2021

The 2021 updates to the merger thresholds under Canada's Competition Act and Investment Canada Act have been announced.

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When COVID met MAE in the Ordinary Course: Ontario Court Orders Buyer to Complete its M&A Transaction

Jan 13, 2021

The recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Fairstone Financial Holdings Inc. v Duo Bank of Canada has established an important precedent for the interpretation of material adverse effect clauses and covenants to carry on business in the ordinary course, both of which are common features of M&A transaction agreements.