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Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we


Doing business in Canada - December 2014
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2014

Canada is a member of a wide network of international treaties that offer protection of investments in Canada to foreign investors from countries


Personal liability of directors for unpaid wages under the oppression remedy
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 10 2015

Under the law, corporations are treated as separate legal entities. This means that individuals acting on behalf of a corporation, such as directors


Alberta court reaffirms reasonable notice entitlements for dependent contractors
  • Rubin Thomlinson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 16 2013

At the end of a typical employment relationship, it is not uncommon for the parties to disagree over the amount of "reasonable notice" (or pay in


Advice for the cash-strapped tech startup: how to “pay” people to work for you when your company doesn’t have any money
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2013

Tech startups often find themselves in a similar bind - they need to hire people to perform work to help grow their business, but they can't afford


Outlook for the 2014 proxy season
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • February 5 2014

In preparing for the 2014 proxy season, you should be aware of some regulatory changes that may impact disclosure to and interactions with your


Doing business in Alberta 2013
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2013

Except where otherwise noted, this paper is current as of November 2013 and provides preliminary information on Canadian and Alberta legal matters to


Restrictive covenants and the sale of a business: important decision of the Supreme Court
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • September 18 2013

On September 12, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in Payette v. Guay Inc., 2013 SCC 45. This decision is noteworthy, in that


Supreme Court of Canada imposes common law duty of honest performance on contracting parties
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2014

In Bhasin v Hrynew, (2014, SCC 71), a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Canadian common law should now impose a duty on parties to perform their


BYOD & the board of directors part one: a risk to reckon with?
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • March 24 2013

The information security concerns relating to employees using their own devices for work (such as smart phones, netbooks and laptops) are a hot topic