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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Helping Your Workplace Navigate the Legalization of Marijuana

Oct 3, 2018

McMillan has published a report entitled "McMillan (Chronic)le" to address questions to help your workplace navigate the decriminalization of cannabis.

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OSFI’s Revised Corporate Governance Guideline Goes Live

Oct 3, 2018

On September 18, 2018 the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions issued the final version of its Corporate Governance Guideline

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Head of the Class: Changes to BC’s Class Proceedings Act

Sep 26, 2018

British Columbia's Class Proceeding Act is changing effective October 1, 2018. These amendments are expected to have major impacts on class proceedings in BC

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“Acting Jointly or in Concert” – Lack of Clarification and Guidance has Created Unnecessary Legal Wrangling, Particularly in Contested Transactions; A New Path Forward is Needed

Sep 24, 2018

As a finding of "joint actor" or "acting jointly or in concert" can result in significant obligations, we have published a paper that seeks to provide clarity

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Deferred Prosecution Agreements: A French Approach to Considering the Public Interest

Sep 23, 2018

Deferred Prosecution Agreements (“DPAs”) became household conversation in 2018 when Canada’s Director of Public Prosecutions (the “DPP”) declined to pursue a DPA in the SNC-Lavalin prosecution.

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Adding value in the information age The most successful lawyers are those who know how to engage other professional advisors

Sep 21, 2018

The most successful lawyers are those who know how to engage other professional advisors.

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B.C. behind the curve on retailing recreational cannabis on eve of legalization

Sep 18, 2018

A change in government helped put B.C. behind the curve on retailing legal cannabis, but merchants are more interested in getting the structure right than making it fast.

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How Far is Too Far? Court Strikes Down the City of Richmond’s Attempt to Curtail the Cannabis Industry

Sep 13, 2018

The decision in 0826239 B.C. Ltd. v City of Richmond and Joe Erceg curtailed the attempt by The City of Richmond to the prevent production of medical marijuana

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Ontario Premier to Set Precedent Invoking Notwithstanding Clause

Sep 12, 2018

Superior Court Justice Edward Belobaba made a finding of unconstitutionality and struck down the provisions of the provincial Better Local Government Act, 2018