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Company directors jailed after employee death
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • February 12 2015

There is a rising trend towards holding supervisors and managers legally responsible for accidents in the workplace. On January 13, 2015, New Mex

Board diversity series: Results of Canadian initiatives for gender diversity on boards
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 29 2016

In September 2016, certain members of the CSA released CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-308i, a comprehensive survey of 677 issuers listed on the

Developments in personal liability of directors for unpaid wages
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

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

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 April 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 16 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicant is a company that produces and assembles industrial electric motor components as a

A John Hancock and lifting the corp veil
  • Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
  • Canada
  • April 3 2015

One would think that a signatory to a contract is bound upon signing. Unfortunately, it is not always that simple. Did the person sign above or below

BC Court of Appeal concludes that a partner is not an employee of a partnership
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2012

On July 19, 2012, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision on the issue of whether a partner in a partnership is an employee of that partnership for the purposes of the BC Human Rights Code (the Code

Say-on-pay developments in 2012
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2012

In recent years, investors and commentators alike have paid serious attention to shareholder rights regarding executive compensation

After Metron: the corporate criminal liability landscape in Canada
  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2012

On December 24, 2009, at approximately 4:30 p.m., a swing stage collapsed on a construction project at 2757 Kipling Avenue, Toronto

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

Are your independent contractors “dependent”?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • February 26 2014

Human resource practitioners often need to determine whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor. In some industries, the use