On September 2, 2017, the Government of Canada published proposed new regulations (Regulations) in the Canada Gazette, which set out specifics regarding the mandatory data breach reporting requirements (PIPEDA Amendments) under the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA).
September 12, 2017
In the recent divided opinion in United States v. Martoma,1 the Second Circuit overturned its 2014 opinion in United States v. Newman2 regarding the test for tipper and tippee liability in insider trading cases.
September 01, 2017
The BC Court of Appeal recently released its decision in Zongshen (Canada) Environtech Ltd. v Bowen Island (Municipality).
August 31, 2017
Global supply chains and secure technology are two of the pillars sustaining our fast-moving, interconnected world. As such, not only are they critical to global business operations, but they are also a high-value target for hacktivists and cyber criminals.
August 30, 2017
The Supreme Court of Canada recently refused leave to appeal in two noteworthy Aboriginal Law cases, meaning that the lower court decisions continue to have precedential value and remain the current state of the law.
August 24, 2017
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently held that courts have the power to grant relief from forfeiture for a tenant’s failure to comply with a condition precedent in a lease so long as the tenant took reasonable and diligent steps.
August 17, 2017
On August 9, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) approved a settlement agreement entered into by Home Capital Group Inc.
August 14, 2017
The Canadian government has taken the next step towards implementation of the bail-in regime for domestic systemically important banks in Canada (D-SIB(s)).
With the advent of new technologies, many issuers are considering using electronic means to reach a greater number of their shareholders.
August 09, 2017
On July 6, 2017, in R v Karigar (2017 ONCA 576), the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld a decision under Canada’s anti-bribery legislation in which Nazir Karigar, a Canadian citizen, was convicted of agreeing to bribe a foreign public official.
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