Woman making a frame around the sun with her hands at sunrise
Woman making a frame around the sun with her hands at sunrise
Woman making a frame around the sun with her hands at sunrise
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iAnthus Decision Changes the Landscape for Corporate Plans of Arrangement under the BCBCA by Permitting Third-Party Releases

Feb 23, 2021

The iAnthus decision affirmed by the Court of Appeal holds that a British Columbia company can use the BCBCA to restructure and obtain 3rd party releases.

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Getting the Deal Through – Cartel Regulations 2021

Feb 22, 2021

As the world grapples with the unprecedented health and economic challenges arising from the corona virus pandemic, competition law enforcement agencies will have further challenges in deploying scarce resources. 

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Canada’s Transport Minister Approves Air Transat’s Take-Over by Air Canada

Feb 22, 2021

In a long-awaited decision, Canada’s newly appointed Transport Minister approved Air Canada’s acquisition of rival Transat on public interest grounds

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On Second Thought: Ontario Court Dismisses Secondary Market Securities Class Action on Summary Judgment

Feb 21, 2021

Part XXIII.1 of Ontario’s Securities Act creates a statutory cause of action for investors who suffer losses in the secondary market.

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LIBOR Newsflash: Announcement on Official Cessation of LIBOR is Expected Soon

Feb 18, 2021

IBA and FCA expected to make announcement about the official cessation of LIBOR. Timelines for ceasing new issuances of LIBOR loans.

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CSA Propose Changes to Registration Information, Outside Activities and Reporting Requirements as part of Reduction of Regulatory Burden Initiative

Feb 17, 2021

February 4, 2021 - the Canadian Securities Administrators have proposed amendments to the registration information provided by registered individuals and firms.

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More Clarity About the Impact of COVID-19 on Reasonable Notice Periods

Feb 17, 2021

Iriotakis v. Peninsula Employment Services Limited is the latest case to consider the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on reasonable notice periods.

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Big Brother’s Access Limited – Canadian Privacy Commissioners Rule Clearview AI’s Facial Recognition Tool in Breach of Canadian Privacy Laws

Feb 17, 2021

Privacy Commissioners find Clearview AI's use of facial recognition software on images it scraped from the Internet to be in breach of privacy laws.

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‘Why’d Ya Do It?’ The Supreme Court of Canada Explains the Duty to Exercise Contractual Discretion in Good Faith

Feb 17, 2021

The SCC recently released its long awaited decision in Wastech Services Ltd v Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District.