Bill C-44 received royal assent on June 22, 2017.
June 13, 2017
The Supreme Court of the United States in Lexmark v Impression Products 581 U. S. ____ (2017) May 30, 2017 has disallowed any patent post-sale restrictions following the sale of a patented article from the patent owner or any licensee from the patent owner.
June 12, 2017
The Canadian government has proposed new regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to reduce methane emissions from upstream oil and gas activities.
Since 2014, we have followed the development of Canada's anti-spam legislation (the Act or CASL), often described as the most stringent of its kind in the world.
June 09, 2017
New federal regulations governing gas-fired “engines” (e.g., compressors) came into force in 2016, and include a July 1, 2017, deadline to register engines manufactured after September 15, 2016.
An expert panel with a mandate to make recommendations on modernizing and restoring the public’s trust in Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has issued 42 recommendations to the federal minister of natural resources.
June 07, 2017
Fund managers will want to consider whether they should update their fund subscription agreements in light of the pending implementation of the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and new anti-money laundering (AML) client identification rules.
June 06, 2017
The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently released its decision in Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP, 2017 ONCA 386 (Biancaniello), offering important clarification regarding how Ontario’s courts will interpret the scope of releases.
June 05, 2017
Yesterday Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Labour Minister Kevin Flynn unveiled the government’s formal response to the Changing Workplaces Review Final Report, and the special advisors’ 173 recommendations for change to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and the Labour Relations Act, 1995.
May 31, 2017
The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights is currently visiting Canada as part of its ongoing assessment of how to implement the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
May 30, 2017
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