Sanctions Pivot: Canada Seeks Forfeiture of Russian-Owned Assets to Fund Reconstruction of Ukraine and Adds Oil Price-Cap RestrictionsDec 22, 2022
Canada, in a first for G7 states, seeks seizure & forfeiture of sanctioned oligarch's assets for use in compensation & reconstruction of Ukraine.
The Quick and Dirty on Amendments Impacting Low-Risk and Contaminated Projects Under Ontario’s Excess Soil RegulationDec 21, 2022
Phase Two of Ontario's Excess Soil Regulation which comes into force on January 1, 2023 was recently amended to narrow the scope of reporting requirements.
CSA and IIROC Seek Stakeholder Feedback on Regulatory Framework for Short SellingDec 19, 2022
The CSA and IIROC jointly published Staff Notice 23-329 which reviews the current regulatory requirements and initiatives with respect to short selling.
The Importance of Policy Considerations on the Deductibility of Employee BenefitsDec 14, 2022
In a recent decision the BC Court of Appeal provided clarity and guidance on the rules regarding the deductibility of employee benefits from wrongful dismissal awards
Modernization of the Investment Canada Act is UnderwayDec 12, 2022
The Canadian federal government introduced Bill C-34, An Act to Amend the Investment Canada Act, to modernize Canada’s national security regime.
Developer Wins Case Against a Montreal Borough After it Refuses to Issue a Construction Permit in the Context of a Site Planning and Architectural Integration Program (SPAIP)Dec 7, 2022
This bulletin discusses a recent decision in which the court found in favour of a developer who sued a borough in connection with an urban planning matter.
Prior Employee Experience May Enhance Common Law EntitlementsDec 7, 2022
proper termination practices, punitive damages, moral damages, wrongful dismissal damages
Holiday Parties are Coming Up – How to Minimize Risks while Maximizing FunDec 7, 2022 The holidays are the perfect time for colleagues to reunite and celebrate work achievements. While an annual holiday party is a great way to come toge...
Public Consultation Related to Proposed Amendments to the Trademarks Regulations in CanadaDec 7, 2022
Public consultations on proposed amendments to the Canadian Trademark Regulations are underway. Please see this bulletin for more information.
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