Significant amendments to the BC Employment Standards Act (the “ESA”) are now in force as a result of the Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2019 receiving Royal Assent on May 30, 2019.
The British Columbia Supreme Court (“Court”) recently dismissed a party's second application attempt to certify their class action in Leonard v The Manufacturers Life Insurance (“Leonard”).
On May 27, 2019, Alberta’s newly elected United Conservative Party introduced the Open for Business Act (“Bill 2”).
Video games are big business: from the latest blockbuster, an indie hit, a mobile time-passer for your transit ride, or a packed esports arena with massive online viewership, there’s good money in creating engaging and immersive entertainment products.
On May 21, 2019, the Canadian federal government released a proposed Digital Charter
On May 15, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) announced that registrants will no longer have to pay late fees associated with the disclosure of outside business activities (“OBAs”) past the required deadline.
A Million Reasons – NextBlock OSC Settlement Agreement Highlights Risks of Using Marketing Presentations to Solicit InvestmentsMay 21, 2019
A recent Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) settlement agreement with NextBlock Global Limited (“NextBlock”) and Alex Tapscott (“Tapscott”) highlights the risk associated with issuers providing investor presentation slide decks or other marketing documents to prospective investors.
Advertising Standards Canada, an industry body commonly known as Ad Standards, has, for many decades, run both consumer complaint and competitor dispute processes with respect to advertising that may run afoul of its Canadian Code of Advertising Conduct.
On the Record: Private Corporations in British Columbia Will Soon be Required to Collect and Disclose Shareholder InformationMay 16, 2019
On April 2, 2019, the Government of British Columbia (the “Government”) introduced Bill 24, the Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2019 (the “Bill”).
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