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Ontario court rules arbitral creditors cannot seize shares held by Kyrgyz-owned company

Canada - August 18 2016 The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled on the ability of arbitral creditors to seize assets of state-owned entities

Access to Justice Above All: the Court of Appeal Revisits Preferable Procedure

Canada - August 24 2016 In the latest chapter of the Fantl v. Transamerica Life Canada case, the Ontario Court of Appeal has held that access to justice concerns permit a

Court takes issue with defence medical experts who derived bulk of their income from defence work

Canada - August 24 2016 In Ontario, a plaintiff claiming damages arising from a motor vehicle accident ("MVA") must satisfy the statutory threshold in accordance with section

Implications of the Brexit Vote for the CETA

Canada, European Union, United Kingdom - August 19 2016 According to Canada's International Trade Minister, Chrystia Freeland, her European counterparts are highly motivated amidst the fall out of the

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

Ontario Court of Appeal Holds Contempt Motion Can Be Subject to Stay in Bankruptcy

Canada - August 29 2016 In Walchuk v. Houghton, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that the stay of all proceedings against a bankrupt pursuant to the Bankruptcy and

Court of Appeal Upholds Dismissal of Misrepresentation Claim in Short Selling Case

Canada - August 28 2016 In Mask v. Silvercorp Metals Inc., the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld Justice Belobaba’s decision to refuse leave to commence an action pursuant to

Ashley Madison Security Breach: Lessons Learned and Valuable Recommendations for all Businesses

Canada - August 26 2016 On August 22, 2016, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (the "OPC") released an important report regarding the Ashley Madison data

Federal Financial Institutions Legislative and Regulatory Reporter - August 2016

Canada - August 26 2016 The Reporter provides a monthly summary of Canadian federal legislative and regulatory developments of relevance to federally regulated financial

Guidance for Health Care Organizations on the new Cannabis Regulations

Canada - August 26 2016 On August 24, 2016, the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) came into force, replacing the Marihuana for Medical Purposes