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Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad – Proposed Access-Based Model for Delivery of Financial Statements and Management Reports of Fund Performance by Investment Fund Reporting Issuers Strikes One Sour Note

Oct 12, 2022

The Canadian Securities Administrators recently proposed amendments to National Instrument 81-106 – Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure for public comment.

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Alleviating the Labour Shortage: Limit on Student Work Hours Temporarily Lifted

Oct 11, 2022

Recent immigration policy changes relating to off-campus work by international students in Canada

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Skating on Thin Ice: Federal Court of Appeal Dismisses Hockey Conspiracy Case, While Adding Uncertainty to Motions to Strike

Oct 5, 2022

Federal Court of Appeal confirms an important limitation on the scope of the conspiracy offence, but raises uncertainty about the standard on motions to strike.

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Canadian Sanctions Revisited: More Russian and New Iranian Sanctions, Including Price Cap on Russian Oil

Oct 4, 2022

Canada continues to update its sanctions relating to Russia, Ukraine, and Iran. It will also implement a price cap on Russian oil as part of a G7 initiative.

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Good Faith in Business Transactions – Five Considerations for Businesses

Oct 3, 2022

The law of good faith continues to evolve. This article provides five considerations for businesses to keep in mind when drafting and performing their contract.

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Unpaid Leave for Failure to Vaccinate Not a Termination of Employment

Oct 3, 2022

In the first civil case since mandatory vaccination policies have become widely implemented by employers throughout Canada, a British Columbia Court has ruled on the validity of mandatory vaccination policies and an employer's right to place non-compliant employees on an unpaid leave of absence.

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Upfront Compensation for Segregated Funds: Is a Total Ban on the Horizon?

Sep 28, 2022

Insurance Regulators are exploring regulatory changes to Segregated Funds compensation arrangement on Insurers, Intermediaries and Consumers.

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Too Quick to (Summary) Judge: The Shortcomings of Summary Judgment in Patent Actions in Canada

Sep 27, 2022

The FCA addresses the shortcomings of summary judgment in patent cases, along with issues relating to "common general knowledge" and experimental testing.