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Technology startups: a practical legal guide for founders, executives and investors

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 3 2010

As legal advisors to technology startup founders and investors, and to technology companies themselves, we are constantly amazed by the broad spectrum of questions, issues and opportunities that arise when establishing, operating and financing a technology business

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act preparing for January 1, 2012

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 7 2011

As of January 1, 2012, all employers in Ontario who provide goods and services must be compliant with the Accessibility Standards for Customer Service (the Customer Service Standards) issued under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the AODA

UK Supreme Court confirms no breach of confidence without a breach or confidence

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 24 2013

In a knowledge economy protection of trade secrets is critical to a corporation’s continued success and profitability. The misuse of trade secrets by

Restrictive covenants transactional context vs. employment context

  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 16 2013

Why are non-competition or non-solicitation covenants added to contracts? The purpose of inserting so-called "restrictive" covenants in a contract is

Criminal liability of employers: an emerging threat under Bill C-45?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2010

Two years ago, on March 17, 2008, Transpavé Inc., a Quebec company, was charged and convicted under Bill C-45 of criminal negligence causing death, and fined $100,000.00 following the death of an employee who was fatally crushed

Supreme Court endorses freedom of contract in finding commercial restrictive covenants valid

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 13 2013

This week's decision from the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) in the case of Yannick Payette et al. and Guay Inc. has confirmed that restrictive

Union organization wants better enforcement of criminal safety offences under Bill C-45, releases guide for police

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 5 2012

The Canadian Labour Congress (“CLC”), an association of unions, has published a guide for police use when investigating corporate criminal negligence in cases of serious workplace injuries and fatalities

Amendments to Canada’s executive compensation disclosure rules are finalized for Fall 2011

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 12 2011

Canada’s securities regulators have made changes to the executive compensation disclosure rules under National Instrument 51-102 that will take effect for the 2012 proxy season

Bar owners facing wrongful act manslaughter charges after employee’s wrong-way accident on Highway 401

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 6 2012

Companies and their owners are increasingly considering the risk of criminal safety-related charges and fines

The importance of emergency preparedness: don’t find out the hard way

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 11 2008

Recently in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) a devastating explosion and fire occurred at an industrial propane facility