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Start of a New Term: ARRC Recommends CME Group’s Term SOFR

Sep 7, 2021

ARRC formally recommends CME Term SOFR. Term SOFR works similar to LIBOR and is the preferred RFR for business loans.

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Cryptocurrencies and Digital Assets: Back to School Update on Recent Developments in Canada

Sep 7, 2021

This bulletin provides a “back to school” refresher on recent highlights and developments in Canada in the cryptocurrency and digital assets industry.

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Ontario Not-For-Profit Corporations Act To Come In Force. What Do We Do Now?

Sep 7, 2021

The Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010 is set to come into force on October 19, 2021, bringing forward changes for not-for-profit corporations.

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Ontario Divisional Court Allows Employee to Sue for Constructive Dismissal in Morningstar

Sep 1, 2021

The Ontario Divisional Court held that constructive dismissal claims for chronic mental stress from workplace harassment are not statute-barred by the WSIA.

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China’s New Sanctions Blocking Regime: Should Canadian Businesses in Hong Kong Be Worried?

Sep 1, 2021

On June 10, 2021, the Standing Committee of the Chinese National People’s Congress passed the Chinese Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law.

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Compounded Decisions on Claiming Compound Interest in Litigation

Aug 31, 2021

This article considers recent Federal Court jurisprudence with respect to the claiming of compound interest.

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Blocked Account Agreements in Canada – Back to Basics

Aug 31, 2021

A BAA is useful for lenders relying on cash collateral in secured lending transactions. We discuss the nature and function of BAAs in the common law provinces.

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NFTs and Canadian Copyright Law

Aug 31, 2021

This bulletin discusses the copyright considerations regarding non-fungible tokens (NFTs) under Canadian copyright law.

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Strike Two…
The Commissioner Loses Second Injunction To Block Merger

Aug 27, 2021

Unlike in some jurisdictions, Canadian merger review has not given rise to significant excitement of late. The recent Secure/Tervita case may have changed that