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Ontario’s Old Construction Lien Act is Still With Us – Here’s What to Do About It

Aug 11, 2023

We identify best practices that contractors and others providing construction services should adopt to avoid missing lien periods in Ontario.

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The Weight Courts Afford to Adjudication Decisions – How Heavy are They?

Aug 10, 2023

The evidentiary value of an adjudicator’s decision Under Ontario’s Construction Act is reviewed.

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The End of LIBOR: The Grand Finale (or is it?)

Jul 4, 2023

All remaining tenors of USD LIBOR ceased being published on June 30, 2023; synthetic USD LIBOR and the LIBOR Act are available for legacy contracts.

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Net Benefit Reviews Under the Investment Canada Act – Some Practical Thoughts

Jun 6, 2023

Glencore plc’s recent approaches to the shareholders of Teck Resources has once again brought the Investment Canada Act into the spotlight.

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Secured Lending in Canada: A Guide for U.S. Lenders

Jun 1, 2023

A guide to secured lending in Canada; summarizes regulatory matters, tax, security, insolvency and restructuring issues in Canada.

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Canada’s Budget 2023: Compromise and Competition – Climate, Carbon and CCfDs

Mar 29, 2023

An update on Canada’s Budget 2023 and the future of carbon contracts for differences (CCfDs) in Canada.

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Adjudication under the Construction Act: Court Confirms Test to Apply for Judicial Review a “High Bar”

Mar 15, 2023

Adjudication under the Construction Act: Court Confirms Test to Apply for Judicial Review a “High Bar” Anatolia Tile & Stone Inc. v Flow-Rite Inc. 2023 ONSC 129.

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A Foreign Affair at Home Not Abroad – Canada to Consult on the Merits of a Foreign Agent Registry

Jan 9, 2023

Canada announces that consultations on a possible "foreign agent registry" will begin soon. What is that and how is it different from a lobbying law?

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Ottawa LRT and the Future of P3s: Public (interest), Private (collaboration) & (meaningful) Partnerships

Dec 5, 2022

A summary of the Commission’s key recommendations arising from the Ottawa Light Rail Transit Public Inquiry regarding the public-private-partnership (P3) model.