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A Tenant’s Fear of Committing to an Option to Extend a Lease May Be Costly – A Case Comment on 2324702 Ontario Inc. v. 1305 Dundas W Inc., 2020 ONCA 353

Aug 24, 2020

Key takeaways from the lessons learned in the recent case of a tenant which failed to exercise its right to extend its lease in strict conformity with the Lease

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Confidentiality Considerations When Choosing a Jurisdiction of Incorporation in Canada

Aug 21, 2020

Confidentiality Considerations When Choosing a Jurisdiction of Incorporation in Canada

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The Uncertain Consequences of Waiving Consequential Damages in M&A Agreements

Aug 21, 2020

This bulletin discusses issues with the use of the term "consequential damages" in exclusion clauses and limitation of liability clauses.

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COVID-19 Realities Push Ontario Government to Launch Public Consultation to Improve the Province’s Privacy Laws

Aug 19, 2020

The Ontario government launched public consultations to guide their modernization of private-sector privacy laws within the province.

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Exemption for Four Patients Opens Door Further for Therapeutic Use of Psilocybin

Aug 19, 2020

A legal update on psychedelics: four Canadians with late stage cancer receive approval to use psilocybin to treat
their end-of-life distress.

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Aluminum Tariff Deja Vu? What is different this time.

Aug 19, 2020

This article summarizes the aluminum tariff saga and identifies key lessons learned from the initial imposition of aluminum tariffs in 2018.

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UPDATE – Prohibition of Entry into Canada to Minimize the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 – Travel Restrictions and Quarantine Requirements

Aug 19, 2020

Prohibition of Entry into Canada to Minimize the Risk of Exposure to COVID-19 - Travel Restrictions and Quarantine Requirements.

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And We’re Back! OSFI Resumes IFRS 17 Initiatives

Aug 12, 2020

OSFI updates Federally Regulated Insurers on the implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard
17 as policy work resumes.

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Canada Orders Temporary Extension of National Security Review Periods Under the Investment Canada Act

Aug 12, 2020

In response to COVID-19, Canada has temporarily extended three key time periods for national security reviews under the Investment Canada Act.