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Tuesday, May 08, 2018 @ 11:51 AM

Former Saskatchewan premier joins Osler

Brad Wall is now a special adviser at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. ... [read more]

Tuesday, May 08, 2018 @ 11:19 AM

Benefits of technology worth the risk in M&A: panel (L-R) Michael Fekete, Jeremy Fraiberg, Andrea Wood, Anthony Pagano sm

The procurement of startups, the growing impact that data and technology are having on valuation and the changing norms of deal making are all current considerations for lawyers working in mergers and acquisitions (M&A). ... [read more]

Monday, May 07, 2018 @ 8:52 AM

Data breach notification obligations coming into force privacy_breach_sm

On April 18, 2018, the federal government released the Breach of Security Safeguards Regulations (The “Regulation”), which set forth the rules and requirements applicable in the event of a breach of security safeguards affecting personal information. The Regulation will come into effect on November 1, 2018, at the same time as the statutory requirements pertaining to data breach reporting. ... [read more]

Monday, May 07, 2018 @ 8:43 AM

CIVIL LIABILITY - Secondary market disclosure - Defences

Appeal by the plaintiff from the dismissal of some of his claims as statute-barred. ... [read more]

Monday, May 07, 2018 @ 8:29 AM

Courts taking consumers out of consumer protection | Julius Melnitzer

Two recent decisions from B.C. and Ontario have seen consumers getting the wrong end of the stick from the courts. ... [read more]

Monday, May 07, 2018 @ 6:41 AM

Federal Court ruling sparks renewed criticism of NAFTA investor-state dispute resolution Lisa Mitchell

A Federal Court ruling in favour of an American company that is seeking millions in damages from Canada has prompted environmental groups to renew their calls for Ottawa to push to scrap the NAFTA Chapter 11 investor-state dispute resolution system during the ongoing free trade renegotiations with the United States and Mexico. ... [read more]

Friday, May 04, 2018 @ 12:22 PM

Queen’s University names new corporate law professor

Robert Yalden is the first person to be named as the Stephen Sigurdson professor in corporate law and finance at Queen’s faculty of law. ... [read more]

Friday, May 04, 2018 @ 12:10 PM

Osgoode students earn Hennick Centre internships

A program run by Osgoode Hall and the Schulich School of Business at York is giving six law students business law internships. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 03, 2018 @ 3:44 PM - Last Updated: Thursday, May 03, 2018 @ 5:07 PM

Senate committee urges delayed cannabis legalization, that 20% of cannabis licences go to Indigenous peoples Serge Joyal

Senate committees are proposing major changes to the Liberal government’s cannabis bill, including delaying legalization of recreational cannabis for up to a year, reserving “at least 20 per cent” of cannabis production licences to Indigenous groups and making the proposed criminal prohibitions and penalties less onerous for youths. ... [read more]

Thursday, May 03, 2018 @ 7:44 AM

FRANCHISING - Franchise agreement - Arbitration

Appeal by the franchisor from the dismissal of its appeal from an arbitrator's decision that the two-year limitation period had not expired and arbitration could proceed. ... [read more]