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The Future of Banking Becomes Law: Implications of the Consumer-Driven Banking Act on Fintechs, Financial Institutions and Consumers

Jun 27, 2024

Implications and remaining questions of Canada's newly enacted open banking legislative framework (including the Consumer-Driven Banking Act)

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Canadian Miners Asking: Will Canada Remain a Competitive Jurisdiction for Mining Companies with Global Assets?

Jun 26, 2024

Mining companies are increasingly looking to move out of Canada to avoid application of the Government of Canada's restrictions on Chinese investment.

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Being Part of the Group – EMDs Permitted to Sell in Prospectus Offerings

Jun 26, 2024

Coordinated order from provincial security regulators will temporarily allow exempt market dealers (EMDs) to participate in prospectus offerings.

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Accommodations or Undue Hardship? Navigating Employee Requests vs. Employer Limits

Jun 26, 2024

The BCHRT provides guidance for employers faced with unreasonable requests to accommodate employees that would force the employers to experience undue hardship.

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Shutting the Open Door: B.C. Court of Appeal Overturns Contractor’s Claim for Cost Recovery Under the EMA

Jun 26, 2024

In this Bulletin we examine the Appellate decision in Cordy Environmental and its implications in remediation matters in both British Columbia and elsewhere.

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AI and Workplace DEI Initiatives: Opportunities and Challenges

Jun 25, 2024

Though AI can help support the development of more inclusive workplaces, the use of AI in furtherance of DEI initiatives is not without risks.

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Ready for Change? Bill C-59 Rewrites the Competition Playbook

Jun 21, 2024

Bill C-59 has been enacted, introducing significant changes to all aspects of Canada’s competition law regime.

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BC Court of Appeal Improves Predictability for Employers Relying on Termination Provisions

Jun 19, 2024

In a recent decision, the BCCA provides the clarity sought by employers and employees alike for what is needed for an enforceable termination provision.

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Corporate Restructuring Meets Intellectual Property: Quebec Superior Court Overturns Disclaimer Notice and Issues the First Canadian Interpretation of Usage Rights under the CCAA

Jun 19, 2024

In the context of a restructuring, the debtor's right to resiliate a contract under s. 32 of the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act is far from absolute.