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CSA Seeks Comments on Two New Approaches to Diversity Disclosure

May 10, 2023

The Canadian Securities Administrators is seeking comments on the proposed amendments to the corporate governance disclosure rules and policies (Form 58-101F1)

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Think Twice, Draft Once: Consequential and Special Damages in Exclusion Clauses

May 10, 2023

This bulletin examines exclusion clauses and the varying definitions of "consequential" and "special" damages found within these provisions.

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What Has the Law Done About “Deepfake”?

May 10, 2023

Deep fake technology, legal recourse available to victims of deep fake technology, tort of false light, defamation.

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Proposed Amendments to the Business Corporations Act to create a Public Registry of Beneficial Owners of Private Companies in British Columbia

May 9, 2023

Recent amendments to the BC Business Corporations Act to propose public registry of beneficial owners of BC private companies.

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RBC c. Lavoie: Are We Moving Towards an “Increased” Duty to Inform in the Context of Umbrella Hypothecs?

May 8, 2023

RBC c. Lavoie [in italics]: Is the Duty to Inform Expanding for Umbrella Hypothecs?

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Ontario Labour Relations Board Comments on Appropriate Workplace Investigators

May 5, 2023

The Ontario Labour Relations Board has confirmed that employers have broad discretion in choosing workplace investigators to investigate complaints.

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Unpacking Bill C-27 – How Organizations Can Prepare for Potential Changes to Canada’s Federal Privacy Laws

Bill C-27 – also known as the Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2022 – completed its second reading in Canada’s House of Commons, bringing Canada one step closer to privacy law reform. Join our discussion on these significant potential developments and what they may mean for your organization.

Details Thursday, May 18, 2023
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Guarantees and Indemnities in Commercial Leases: What to Watch For

May 3, 2023

Indemnities and guarantees in leases deserve careful consideration for tenants and landlords, on a case and province-specific basis, as this bulletin explains.

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New Mandatory Reporting Requirement for Businesses: Canada’s Modern Anti-Slavery Bill Becomes Law

May 3, 2023

Canada imposes new reporting obligations on forced labour, and what it means for Canadian businesses.