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Getting the Deal Through – Merger Control 2022

Nov 2, 2021

Regulatory scrutiny of mergers and acquisitions looks set to continue to intensify around the globe, with all signs pointing towards an even more complex and dynamic regulatory landscape for businesses to navigate in 2021 and beyond.

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Expedited Examination of Canadian Trademark Applications: 6 month recap

Nov 2, 2021

This bulletin is a summary of our experiences with the expedited examination process for Canadian trademark applications.

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Transport Canada Roadmap Provides Direction on Consent Agreements

Nov 1, 2021

Transport Canada releases guidance on the use and development of consent agreements as an alternative enforcement mechanism under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

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Marketing Cryptocurrency Platforms in Canada

Oct 29, 2021

McMillan comments on joint securities administrator and IIROC guidance on cryptocurrency platform marketing.

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The “Right to Disconnect”, a Ban on some Non-Compete Agreements and other Amendments Proposed to the Employment Standards Act, 2000

Oct 26, 2021

Update on proposed right to disconnect, ban on non-compete agreements in the Working for the Workers Act, 2021.

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China Mobile Case Raises National Security Hang-up

Oct 25, 2021

China Mobile is challenging the Canadian government's order to divest its Canadian operations. The case raises important cross-border investment issues.

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Making a Lot out of a Little – Laneway Housing a Niche Market Opportunity for Municipalities, Property Owners, Real Estate Developers and Investors

Oct 25, 2021

An overview of laneway suites / housing as means of adding to housing stock in Toronto and beyond.

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CSA Propose Standardized and Reinforced Climate-Related Disclosure — Primer on Proposed National Instrument NI 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters

Oct 25, 2021

McMillan Bulletin Proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters Canadian Securities Administrators Climate Change Disclosure

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Major Canadian Banks Join Net-Zero Banking Alliance (NZBA) — Unpacking the Initiative and Net-Zero Commitments

Oct 21, 2021

On the eve of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, six of Canada’s largest banks announced they had signed on to the Net-Zero Banking Alliance.