An overview of recent Canadian and international developments related to the regulation of artificial intelligence technologies.
Reviews a recent Ontario appellate decision about a former registered representative who challenged enforcement action on grounds that his conduct was innocuous
Are you curious about the intersection of crypto and securities law? This podcast dives into the future of crypto law and the current state of crypto regulations in Canada.
New amendments to the Competition Act were passed today as part of the budget implementation bill.
This article provides further information about the new Capital Markets Tribunal.
The Canadian federal government has introduced a series of significant changes to Canada's Competition Act.
Compelled testimony provided to the OSC is confidential. But what happens when Commission Staff discloses testimony without complying with the Securities Act?
This case comment discusses a recent British Columbian decision about secondary market claims for misrepresentation and when leave will be granted
Join McMillan lawyers from a variety of legal fields as they walk through the law of blockchain, cryptocurrency and NFTs. This multi-disciplinary webinar will feature content of interest to all levels of experience in this innovative space. Speakers from industry and other jurisdictions are scheduled to appear to provide their insights on background, modern-day compliance and future issues.
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Real world brands are increasingly looking to NFTs and virtual online presences as the next frontier to market their products.
McMillan comments on joint securities administrator and IIROC guidance on cryptocurrency platform marketing.
This article considers recent Federal Court jurisprudence with respect to the claiming of compound interest.
This article discusses the treatment of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as securities and related regulatory considerations in Canada.
Canadian regulators affirm their position on 'crypto trading platforms' through CSA Staff Notice 21-329 and subsequent enforcement action.
McMillan commentary on the Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce's recommendations regarding Enforcement and Enhancing Investor Protection.
A high-level overview of secondary market class actions under the Ontario Securities.
The FCA re-affirms the Kellogg and Clopay decisions regarding the Federal Court's ability to interpret contracts. For more details, please read the bulletin.
The Federal Court of Appeal confirms the application of the appellate standard of review framework to trademark opposition board decisions.
Any current or aspiring director or officer of a Canadian-listed company with operations in Asia, South America, Africa and Eastern Europe will find this presentation of eminent value.
June 17, 2020 - 9:00 am to 10:00 am ET
The Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Ontario Securities Commission v. Tiffin provides guidance on what constitutes a "security" and custodial sentences.
This piece explores the likely impact of COVID-19 on white-collar crime issues in Canada and how regulators are reacting to the pandemic.
All levels of Canadian government are taking extraordinary steps in response to the public health emergency of COVID-19.
This article addresses challenges in using Canada's courts to deal with trademark infringement matters during the COVID-19 pandemic
An outline of the potential consequences to continuing to operate a business ordered to close by the governments of Quebec and Ontario.
Ontario Securities Commission provides new guidance regarding the role and responsibilities of a special committee in a conflicted going private transaction.
"The Ontario Securities Commission's decision on insider trading and importance of clear, convincing and cogent
Cryptocurrency is not necessarily a “security” under Canadian securities law.
On June 17, 2019 major changes to Canada’s Trademarks Act will come into force.
The recent Federal Court of Appeal decision in Cosmetic Warriors Limited v Riches, McKenzie & Herbert LLP  ("Cosmetic Warriors") revisits what constitutes “use” of a trademark in the normal course of trade.
A company contacted by the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission (“Commission”) is often unfamiliar with the context of the document that it has received.
It is generally safe to assume that records given to government institutions will be subject to freedom of information/access to information legislation.
June 15, 2018, Supreme Court upheld the Ontario and British Columbia Law Societies' decisions to deny accreditation to TWU's proposed law school, a 7-2 decision
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Highwood Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses (Judicial Committee) v. Wall holds that judges have no business
The Supreme Court's decision will have important implications on parties who find themselves appealing a tribunal or administrative decision.
New statutory cause of action added to Ontario's securities legislation, meaning that reprisal claims by whistleblowers may be filed in court or through arbitration.
McMillan LLP's Intellectual Property group welcomes readers into 2018. Our gift is a top 10 list of trademark cases from Canadian case law from 2017
Could Donald Trump Make America Great Again In Canada?
New Federal Court Notice on Trial Management Guidelines
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As organizations are increasing their investment in data safeguards, McMillan’s Privacy Group would like to help our clients understand their core privacy, data protection and cybersecurity obligations and related legal issues.
November 3, 2016 - 7:30 am to 12:30 pm EST
Standard of Review Reform: Maybe Another Time?
Judicial Review "Through the Looking Glass": Issue-By-Issue Analysis
When Does Access Become Frivolous?
Equitable Remedies at Tribunals? Only if Statutory
The Emaciation of Ontario's Labour Relations Board and Human Rights Tribunal
What Fair is Fair? The Duty of Fairness Owed to RFP Proponents
The Competition Tribunal Can Be Reviewed On Correctness