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Changes to Canadian Copyright – Ranging from AI to IoT, to 20 Years Longer Protection

Jul 29, 2022

Canada will extend the duration of the copyright term, and enhance regulation of artificial intelligence, the Internet of things, and online intermediaries.


Act 25 – First Draft Regulation, On Your Marks, Get Set, Go!

Jul 27, 2022

First draft regulation under Act 25 regarding the protection of personal information and confidentiality incidents.


OSFI Adds to its Existing Technology and Cyber Risk Requirements with Guideline B-13

Jul 26, 2022

OSFI issued final Guideline B-13 – Technology and Cyber Risk Management, key takeaways summarized.


Canada Catching Up on Regulation of PFAS Substances

Jul 20, 2022

An update on Canada's regulation of PFAS substances, in comparison to US and European regulation


Kicking the Habit: The Federal Court of Canada Nixes the “Problem-Solution” Approach – Again

Jul 18, 2022

The Federal Court puts an end to the “Problem-Solution” Approach of analyzing patent applications - again. Read more about the Court's decision here.


Reporting Refreshed: Amendments Proposed to Harmonize Canadian Derivatives Reporting Rules

Jul 12, 2022

Canadian securities regulators propose changes to enhance derivatives data reporting.


New AML Requirements for Luxury Goods Likely: The Cullen Commission on Money Laundering Recommendations Respecting Luxury Goods and the Automotive Sector

Jul 8, 2022

Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia’s AML recommendations for the luxury goods sector (including automotive) are discussed.


Protecting International Brands: Bad Faith Filing Leads to Expungement of Trademark Registration

Jul 6, 2022

A trademark registration in Canada is invalid if the application for registration was filed in bad faith.