Just in time for the 2017 proxy season the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published protocols and guidance directed at improving the proxy voting system to allow better meeting vote reconciliation.
February 10, 2017
2016 was the year when energy storage came of age globally. Cost reductions, particularly in lithium-ion batteries, together with an emerging ambition by governments and regulators to design flexible, resilient future electricity systems, drove storage towards the mainstream.
February 09, 2017
The BC Court of Appeal has unanimously reversed what was the leading Canadian trial judgment to address Internet keyword advertising, clarifying the law of trademarks on the Internet.
February 07, 2017
On Wednesday, February 1, Norton Rose Fulbright hosted its second annual Motion 2017 – Discussing what matters in Calgary. Download presentation materials here.
February 01, 2017
Further to the updates we published in the fall of 2016 regarding the status of major pipelines and liquefied natural gas projects in BC and across Canada, January decisions concerning the Trans Mountain Expansion project and Keystone XL pipeline suggest that 2017 may continue to produce significant legal developments for Canadian export pipelines.
The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union.
In September 2016, the EU General Court (GC) issued its long-awaited decision in the Lundbeck case – the first ever European judgment on the legality of reverse payment patent settlement agreements.
A number of significant non-criminal matters were concluded in 2016, by way of negotiated settlement or decisions by the Competition Tribunal (the “Tribunal”).
On January 18, 2017, Health Canada released five draft guidance documents for consultation relating to good manufacturing practices and drug establishment licensing.
January 31, 2017
The Federal Court of Appeal upheld the Federal Court’s denial of the moving party’s interlocutory injunction motion, deferring to the Federal Court for issues of mixed fact and law where a motions judge did not commit a palpable and overriding error.
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