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Federal Government Announces Funding for a Low-Cost National Flood Insurance Program

Apr 10, 2023

A review of the recent announcements from Budget 2023 regarding a national flood insurance program.

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Capital Pool Companies and Opportunities for Raising Growth Capital and Going Public in Canada

Together with TMX, join a panel discussion with industry leaders as they provide an overview of opportunities in the Canadian capital markets and the Capital Pool Company (“CPC”) program. They will speak on structuring and listing a CPC and key considerations in completing a Go-Public Transaction.

Details Tuesday, May 9, 2023
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Trends and Developments in Cryptocurrency: What the Experts are Seeing in the Tracing, Seizing and Safeguarding of Digital Assets, and Why So Much Value is Being Lost

Together with Lowenstein Sandler, join McMillan for a series of engaging panels with industry leaders who will share valuable insights into the newest crypto trends and developments, with a particular emphasis on the below areas of risk.

Details Tuesday, April 25, 2023
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Capitalizing on the Underserved Student Housing Market in Canada: Industry Overview and Capital Raising Structures

Apr 5, 2023

Private sector participants seeking to participate in the underserved student accommodation market in Canada can raise capital through different structures.

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April 2023 Update: Amendments to the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Regulations Provide Increased Deal Certainty for Commercial Real Estate Industry

Apr 4, 2023

The Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act (the “Act”) and regulations (the “Regulations”) came into force on January 1, 2023.

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Banks Beware of Fraud: BC Court of Appeal Considers Whether Financial Institutions Have a Duty to Warn Customers about Scams

Apr 4, 2023

A decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal suggests that financial institutions may have a duty to warn customers about financial scams.

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Major changes proposed to Quebec’s land use planning and development regime: focus on environmental impacts

Apr 3, 2023

This bulletin summarizes the proposed amendments to Quebec’s land use and development regime that have environmental implications.

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Privacy Breaches in M&A Deals and the Importance of Data Security Diligence

Apr 3, 2023

Data security issues pose risks to a transaction, but can be mitigated with effective data security diligence, and other contractual strategies.

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Competing Claims for Construction Holdback – Whose Money is it, anyway?

Apr 1, 2023

The Court reviews the application of trust claims to construction projects on Federal lands, and illustrates the importance of a carefully drafted contract.