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June 2021 Update: British Columbia’s New Registry of Beneficial Ownership

Jun 14, 2021

Now that the Land Owner Transparency Registry is searchable by the public, it is important to understand the scope of its use, and its current limitations.

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Québec Class action – What’s new? Examination of the defendant at the authorization stage

Jun 14, 2021

EIn class actions, the right to examine an affiant is the subject of conflicting case law.

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CERB Payments Deductible from Wrongful Dismissal Damages

Jun 11, 2021

BC Supreme Court for the first time considers whether CERB payments would constitute mitigation earnings in the context of a wrongful dismissal.

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COVID-19-related Layoffs Not Grounds for Constructive Dismissal

Jun 11, 2021

An Ontario Superior Court of Justice judge has ruled that a temporary layoff related to COVID-19 is not grounds for constructive dismissal.

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No Damages for Minor Stress and Inconvenience: Quebec Court Dismisses Data Breach Class Action

Jun 9, 2021

In March, the Québec Superior Court released a rare decision in which it dismissed a privacy class action on the merits.

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Climate, Credit & Canada – Growth of Green Bonds, Sustainability-Linked Credit and Net-Zero Banking

Jun 7, 2021

Climate, Credit & Canada - Growth of Green Bonds, Sustainability-Linked Credit and Net-Zero Banking

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Federal Procurement Basics #2: The Many Grounds for Federal Procurement Challenges: A ‘Keeping It Simple’ Summary

Jun 1, 2021

A review of the grounds for filing a federal procurement complaint to the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)

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Who is Caught by Canada’s New Retail Payment Systems Regulation?

May 31, 2021

Canada's proposed retail payments systems regulatory regime requires payments service providers to be registered. Who exactly is a payments service provider?

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Taking Stock of Governance — Understanding Emerging ESG, Regulatory, and Market Trends

May 26, 2021

Taking Stock of Governance — Understanding Emerging ESG, Regulatory, and Market Trends