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Developments in gender diversity on Canadian boards
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 14 2016

In 2014, certain Canadian provinces joined the universe of other jurisdictions with a specific regulatory regime to attempt to improve the


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


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


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


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


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


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


ONCA: $750,000 fine under Bill C-45
  • Stewart McKelvey
  • Canada
  • September 25 2013

In R. V. Metron Construction Corporation ("Metron"), the Ontario Court of Appeal said that a $200,000 fine for criminal negligence by a construction


Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the CEO, who was also a director, breached his fiduciary duty


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