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Warning For Businesses: Companies Can be Liable for Tort of Bribery Even if They Did Not Intend to Pay or Receive a Bribe

Apr 12, 2024

Businesses with a duty to provide impartial advice must take steps to ensure the payments they make or receive are not later interpreted as bribes.

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Sidestepping Contracts: The Expansion of Environmental Liability Where The Contractor Is Not Paid

Apr 12, 2024

B.C. Court’s decision in Cordy Environmental Inc v Obsidian Energy Ltd opens the door for contractors to sue former owners/operators of contaminated sites.

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Amendments to Ontario’s Conservation Authorities Act: Effective April 1, 2024

Apr 10, 2024

On April 1, 2024, significant amendments to the Conservation Authorities Act came into effect.

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Foreign Investment in the EV Battery Market: Regulatory Framework in North America and Canada’s Strategic Edge

Apr 10, 2024

Explore Canada & U.S. electric vehicle battery market growth, incentives, and foreign investment regulations. Strategic insights for Indo-Pacific companies.

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How to do it Right: Legal Necessities of Launching a Tech Start-up

Apr 8, 2024

An overview of the necessary legal components of tech start-ups.

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Current Litigation and Dispute Resolution Trends in British Columbia

Mar 28, 2024

McMillan Vancouver's Litigation & Dispute Resolution Group comments on current disputes trends.

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Careful what you wish for! Canada issues long-awaited “guidance” on economic sanctions

Mar 28, 2024

Global Affairs Canada has, for the first time, released guidance on the application of economic sanctions in Canada, including to non-Canadian persons.

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New Era of Foreign Investment Scrutiny Starts in Canada with Passage of Investment Canada Act Amendment Bill

Mar 27, 2024

Bill C-34 amends the Investment Canada Act to enhance the government of Canada's national security review powers.

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Offer to Lease Listing Agreements – What to Look for as a Landlord Looking to Hire a Broker

Mar 26, 2024

What to look for when negotiating a listing agreement with a broker for an offer to lease commercial property as a landlord.