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Ontario’s Lobbying Watchdog Wants Stronger, Clearer, Lobbyists Registration Act

Aug 10, 2021

Ontario's lobbying czar wants changes made to Ontario's lobbying law that will capture more activity and require more corporations and non-profits to comply.

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FSRA Releases Mortgage Brokering Supervision Plan for 2021-22 focusing on Private Lending Practices and Mortgage Administration

Aug 4, 2021

FSRA releases mortgage brokering supervision plan for the 2021-2022 year.

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Canada Makes Changes to Cross-border Hazardous Waste and Recycling Requirements

Aug 4, 2021

On February 26, 2021, Canada enacted the Cross-border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations.

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Attention Federally Regulated Employers – Canada’s Pay Equity Act Takes Effect August 31, 2021

Aug 3, 2021

The Pay Equity Act, requiring federally regulated employers to develop a comprehensive pay equity plan, takes effect on August 31, 2021

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Watch as that Trust is Swept Away

Jul 30, 2021

Suppliers and subcontractors in the construction industry should be mindful of a recent unreported decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

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The CSA Comes Full Circle to Protect the Vulnerable

Jul 27, 2021

Amended regulations by the CSA for registrants to protect older and vulnerable clients.

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The Ontario Court of Appeal Expands the Range of Damages under the Family Law Act for Loss of Care, Guidance, and Companionship

Jul 27, 2021

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently upheld a non-pecuniary damage award from a jury exceeding its previous guidance.

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Amended Sanctions by the U.S. Regarding Investments in Certain Companies in China

Jul 26, 2021

An Executive Order prohibiting U.S. persons from purchasing securities of certain Chinese Military-Industrial Complex companies becomes effective August 2, 2021

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SOFR Fundamentals: What We Know SO-FAR

Jul 21, 2021

SOFR is the preferred USD alternative RFR to LIBOR. We discuss what SOFR is, the types of SOFR, conventions for SOFR, and using SOFR in loan agreements.