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Supreme Court of Canada Denies Leave to Appeal “Blue Pencil” Decision

Mar 14, 2021

The Supreme Court of Canada has denied leave to appeal the Alberta Court of Appeal’s decision to apply the doctrine of notional (or “blue-pencil) severance.

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Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce Looks to Level the Playing Field

Mar 10, 2021

This bulletin focuses on Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce's recommendations aimed at ensuring a level playing field.

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Thinking of Forming an ESG Fund? Five Pointers for Fund Managers

Mar 10, 2021

This article aims to highlight five key pointers for fund managers to think about when launching an ESG fund

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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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Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce Final Report Bulletin Series

Mar 10, 2021

On January 2021, Ontario’s Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce (the “Taskforce”) released its final report (the “Final Report”) following consultations and feedback from various stakeholders.

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Broken Processes: Human Rights Tribunal Reminds Employers of the Importance of the Procedural Duty to Accommodate

Mar 10, 2021

Two recent decisions of the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal elaborate on employers’ procedural duty to accommodate.

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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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Unscrambling the Egg: New Guidance for Assessing Concurrent Delay on Construction Projects

Mar 10, 2021

A recent Ontario court decision provides new guidance on how to assess responsibility for concurrent delays in construction projects.

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Ontario Court of Appeal Reviews Necessary Elements to Claim Against Corporate Directors in the Context of a Wrongful Termination Action

Mar 9, 2021

Guidance on the various circumstances in which corporate directors can become personally liable for unpaid wages and vacation pay in wrongful dismissal cases.