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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.

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Opa! A Reminder to Employers on the Importance of Proper Investigations

Mar 26, 2024

Restaurant employee awarded significant damages for employer's failure to investigate sexual harassment allegations.

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Behind the Screen: Navigating Law Enforcement Requests Post R v. Bykovets

Mar 22, 2024

Implications for law enforcement and private online companies responding to law enforcement requests for IP address information following R v. Bykovets.

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Capital Markets Tribunal Decision Revisits Private Placements as Defensive Tactics

Mar 20, 2024

Mithaq contended that Aimia's private placement was an improper defensive measure aimed at hindering Mithaq's unsolicited take-over for bid for Aimia.

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Administrative Monetary Penalties: Regulators “AMP-ing” up the Pressure on Businesses

Mar 19, 2024

Administrative Monetary Penalties are increasingly used to sanction regulatory non-compliance in Canada. What are they and what should you do if faced with one?

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Cancel Print Job: CSA Finalizes Amendments to Allow Non-Investment Fund Reporting Issuers and Dealers to Deliver Prospectuses Electronically

Mar 19, 2024

Canadian Securities Administrators have adopted an optional "access equals delivery" model for prospectuses of reporting issuers that are not investment funds.

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The Latest Risk to the BC Natural Resource Sector: Government Uses Little Known Law to Freeze Mining Rights Unless First Nations Consent

Mar 11, 2024

BC's government has issued unprecedented orders, to prohibit mining activity in certain areas, unless First Nations consent.

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Canada’s New Policies on Investments in the Interactive Digital Media Sector

Mar 6, 2024

On March 1, 2024, the Canadian government introduced new policies to increase scrutiny of foreign investments in Canada's Interactive Digital Media sector.