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Regulator's ad browsing on Kijiji pays off with enforcements against illegal solicitation

Canada - September 9 2016 The AMF was successful in two recent decisions before the TMF against individuals soliciting private investment and Forex trading investors via ads

Canada Begins Process of Updating Federal Financial Institution Legislation

Canada - September 9 2016 The Canadian Department of Finance (the “Department”) has released a consultation document entitled “Supporting a Strong and Growing Economy:

Quasi-Testamentary Dispositions: A Lesson from the Insurance Act

Canada - September 13 2016 Few would be surprised to hear that Canada's aging population has created challenges for many professionals, particularly those who do estate

In-camera board meetings what are they good for?

Canada - June 29 2011 Most people involved in organizations know that board meetings should be held regularly in order to ensure proper governance and adequate communication opportunities within the organization

Another CASL consent issue: this one involving Kellogg Canada

Canada - September 1 2016 The CRTC issued the following statement on September 1, 2016 regarding an undertaking respecting Canada's anti-spam legislation: "Kellogg Canada Inc

Health and Safety Trump Religious Freedom

Canada - September 22 2016 On September 21, 2016, the Honourable Mr. Justice André Prévost of the Superior Court rendered judgment in the case of Singh et al. v. Montréal

Federal financial institutions legislative and regulatory reporter

Canada - September 21 2016 The Reporter provides a monthly summary of Canadian federal legislative and regulatory developments of relevance to Federally regulated financial

Two panel Court of Appeal does not have subject-matter jurisdiction in this case to vary its three panel judgment

Canada - September 21 2016 Pfizer moved for an order reconsidering and varying the judgment of the Court of Appeal's decision in 2016 FCA 161, summarized the week of June 13

Court of appeal upholds finding of infringement and only requires a "mere scintilla" of utility

Canada - September 21 2016 The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed Nova's appeal of an earlier finding that it had infringed Dow's patent relating to polyethylene used to make

TMOB's dismissal of opposition to the application of "Marché & Wave" Design upheld

Canada - September 21 2016 This was an appeal of the decision of the Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB), refusing the Applicant's opposition to a trademark application filed for