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Clearview AI Ordered to Comply with Provincial Regulators’ Privacy Recommendations

Jan 5, 2022

Canada’s provincial privacy regulators have issued orders against Clearview AI forcing it comply with the
recommendations of a 2020 joint investigation.

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Use of Laudatory Terms in Trademarks: An Overview for the Beverages Sector

Jan 5, 2022

A business may be tempted to choose a trademark that at least in part simply lauds the quality of its goods and services. Think twice before proceeding.

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Forecast 2022: Expected Changes to the Canadian Patent Rules

Jan 4, 2022

The Canadian patent system is expected to adopt the practices of "excess claims fees" and "request for continued examination". Is your business ready?

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SCC Rules No Absolute Bar on Pre-post Compensation (setoff), Overrules kitco and Provides Roadmap for Possible Pre-post Setoff in CCAA Cases

Dec 23, 2021

The Supreme Court's decision in Montréal v. Deloitte establishes a test for pre-post compensation (set-off)

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The Quebec regime on “monetary claims” and the UCC treatment of deposit accounts

Dec 23, 2021

Quebec’s regime for taking security on “monetary claims” and the Uniform Commercial Code regime for taking security on deposit accounts

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Canadian Industry Responds to Final Report on Open Banking

Dec 22, 2021

Senior financial services executives share their perspectives on Canada's proposed open banking framework as the country moves towards implementation.

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Combatting Forced Labour in Supply Chains from a Canadian Customs Perspective

Dec 22, 2021

Global supply chains are inordinately complex. The focus is not solely on disruptions; forced labour is increasingly in the spotlight.

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Update re: Adoption & Passing of City of Toronto Inclusionary Zoning Policy

Dec 21, 2021

An overview of the most recent updates to the Adoption & Passing of City of Toronto Inclusionary Zoning Policy

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Canadian Centre for Cyber Security Releases Ransomware Playbook

Dec 21, 2021

Ransomware attacks are on the rise. The Canadian Centre for Cyber Security released a ransomware playbook to help companies prepare for and respond to attacks.