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Medical marijuana in the workplace: how the system works

Canada - June 30 2015 Medical marijuana in Canada has triggered a classic debate between those favouring its more liberal use to address medical problems, opposite those

The effect of PIPEDA on the enforcement of security

Canada - June 26 2015 A recent Ontario case illustrates the courts' difficulty in integrating the requirements ofPIPEDA1 into the existing legal regime and how PIPEDA is

Price of human rights violations on the rise

Canada - June 30 2015 Despite their stated importance, traditionally it has been relatively inexpensive for employers to breach employees' human rights. While one can

Regulatory spotlight on usage-based automobile insurance in Ontario and Quebec

Canada - June 30 2015 Many Canadian automobile drivers have now enrolled in usage-based insurance (“UBI”) programs to benefit from a discount on their insurance premiums

All aboard: expropriation and injurious affection in the age of the LRT

Canada - June 30 2015 The development of Ottawa's Light Rail Transportation ("LRT") project has been a source of news and debate for decades. As the LRT comes to Ottawa

Application for leave to appeal granted - 2 July 2015

Canada - July 2 2015 On appeal from the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The individual Respondents (the “accused”) are jointly charged with one count of bribing

品牌新力量加拿大商标法变更授予品牌所有人更多执法力度 - (brand new strength: Canadian trademark law changes to give brand owners more enforcement muscle)

Canada - July 2 2015 商标法的主要修订加强了能够授予加拿大品牌所有人的权利和赔偿结合加拿大联邦法院近期在程序上的进展对于品牌所有人而言这无疑是个好消息因为能够在加拿大享受更广泛的权利和更迅速的执行机制 民事权利 - 侵权定义的延伸 "侵权"的定义得到了延伸可以用来保护更加全面的活动范围

在加拿大寻求执行中国法院判决时需要考虑的八项因素

Canada, China - July 2 2015 以往加拿大法院很少收到执行中国法院判决的申请但是近年来加拿大和中国之间的人员流动和贸易量急剧增加再加上经济全球化的影响导致这类申请的数量显著增加 加拿大法律在执行外国判决方面有着成熟的规定允许潜在诉讼当事人在决定是否通过加拿大法院启动执行程序前对自己的立场优势进行可靠的评估

竞争法增加并购审批门槛 - (Canadian Competition Bureau to increase merger approval threshold)

Canada - July 2 2015 2015年2月加拿大竞争局宣布2015年交易规模门槛金额为8600万美元相较于2014年的8200万美元有所上升新门槛金额将于2015年2月7日正式生效 如果一项拟议交易的规模均超过以下两项门槛金额则必须提前向加拿大竞争局提交通知备案

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 2 July 2015

Canada - July 2 2015 On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicants were charged with several offences under s. 45(1)(b) of the Defence Production Act, R.S.C