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PCI SSC highlights anticipated changes in PCI DSS and PA-DSS V3.0
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2013

The Payment Card Industry Security Standard Council (PCI SSC) recently released a set of anticipated changes to the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI


CAPP hoping for federal CCS funding
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • January 14 2009

The Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) has asked the Canadian government to include measures in the upcoming 2009 budget that would encourage the development of large scale carbon capture and storage technology


Canada announces auto warranty program and auto supplier Accounts Receivable Insurance program
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2009

Yesterday, the Canadian Minister of Industry Tony Clement and Minister of International Trade Stockwell Day announced the creation of the Canadian Warranty Commitment Program, which will guarantee consumer warranties on new vehicles purchased from General Motors of Canada Limited (GM-Canada) and Chrysler Canada Inc. (Chrysler-Canada), until "improved restructuring plans are put in place."


Canada and Ontario governments pledge $4 billion to Canadian automakers
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2008

On the heels of last Friday's $17.4 billion U.S. automaker aid package, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty jointly announced yesterday, that as a "necessary step to protect the Canadian economy," the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have conditionally pledged CDN$4 billion in emergency term loans through the government's Canada Account managed by Export Development Canada (EDC) to support General Motors of Canada Limited and Chrysler Canada Inc., the Canadian subsidiaries of U.S. automakers General Motors Corp. and Chrysler LLC


United States and Canada sign the Fifth Protocol to the USCanada Income Tax Treaty
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 15 2007

On September 21, 2007, US and Canadian officials signed the Fifth Protocol (“Protocol”) to the USCanada Income Tax Treaty (“Treaty”) that entered into force on August 16, 1984


First conviction of an individual under Canada’s version of the FCPA
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • August 21 2013

On August 15, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice convicted Nazir Karigar, an agent of a Canadian subsidiary of a U.S. technology company


SaskPower to use CCS technology from the University of Regina
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • March 25 2008

SaskPower plans to retrofit its Boundary Dam plant with carbon capture and storage technology with the help of the federal government


Canadian coalition to move on clean coal technology
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2007

Canadian government, EPCOR Utilities and the Canadian Clean Power Coalition (CPCC) have partnered in a $33 million research and development project that would help Canada move closer to being a leader in clean coal technology


GE and Bechtel join forces on new polygeneration facility
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • October 10 2007

Bechtel Overseas Power Corp. and GE Energy announced yesterday that they have signed an agreement with TransCanada Corp. to develop the first polygeneration facility in Canada designed to be able to use petroleum coke and incorporate carbon capture and storage


Alberta funds CCS projects
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • July 9 2008

The Alberta government announced yesterday a plan that would see $2 billion go towards funding carbon capture and storage projects each year