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Canadian Parliament amends PIPEDA with the Digital Privacy Act
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2015

On June 18, 2015, the Canadian Parliament passed into law the Digital Privacy Act (the "Act"), which amends Canada's federal data protection statute


Canadian auto workers reach cost-cutting agreement with GM-Canada; GM faces exchange offer deadline and potential bankruptcy
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2009

Following Friday's announcement of a tentative cost-cutting deal between General Motors of Canada Limited (GM-Canada) and the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union, this evening, the CAW announced that members working at GM-Canada in Oshawa, Windsor, St. Catharines and Woodstock, Ontario have voted overwhelmingly, ratifying the deal by 86 in favor of the new collective agreement


Canadian CFIUS acquisition denied
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 20 2008

In the United States, the use of CFIUS to prevent takeovers by foreign companies of U.S. companies has increased with notable cases such as Dubai Ports World


U.S. buyer of Canadian natural gas challenges customs fees
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • September 21 2010

The U.S. Court of International Trade has been asked to consider the applicability of the Merchandise Processing Fee (MPF) to natural gas imported into the United States via pipeline, an issue that could make a difference of more than $10,000 per month to many importers of natural gas and possibly other commodities imported by pipeline


WHO rejects U.S.’s appeal regarding its COOL measures
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • May 27 2015

On Monday, May 18, 2015, the World Trade Organization issued a compliance panel report in the case regarding the U.S.'s country of origin labeling


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


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


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."


Royal Bank of Canada and Toronto-Dominion Bank strengthen capital positions
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2008

Yesterday, Canada's two largest banks, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) and Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD Bank Financial Group or TDBFG), each announced separate efforts to enhance their relative capital positions through issuances of more than C$1.4 billion in equity to the public


Canadian province turns to carbon tax
  • Alston & Bird LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2008

The province of British Columbia is set to introduce the first consumer-based carbon tax in North America