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A New “Certainty” in Plea Bargaining
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 23 2017

In R v Anthony-Cook, the Supreme Court in a unanimous judgement authored by Moldaver J. has settled the test to be applied where a judge is faced with


CASL, the Competition Act and Class Actions: A Primer for Forthcoming Private Enforcement
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2017

Now that 2017 has arrived, we are less than seven months away from private enforcement (particularly through class actions) for false or misleading


BC Court of Appeal: Hands Off Approach to Internal Political Disputes within Aboriginal Communities
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2017

On January 12, 2017, in reasons reported as Spookw v. Gitxsan Treaty Society, 2017 BCCA 16, the British Columbia Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal


Cybersecurity: Finally Some Law - Understanding U.S. Standards Post-LabMD
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 19 2017

This bulletin is the second of a two part series reviewing recent Canadian and U.S. regulatory guidance on cybersecurity standards in the context of


Cybersecurity: Finally Some Law (Part 1) - Understanding Cybersecurity Standards Post-Ashley Madison (Canada)
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 10 2017

This is the first bulletin of a two part series reviewing recent Canadian and U.S. regulatory guidance on cybersecurity standards in the context of


The Duty to Disclose a Medical Condition in a Pre-Employment Questionnaire The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2017

Trust is a fundamental element in the relationship between an employer and an employee. That relationship of trust can be breached in various ways


Ringing in 2017 in Style(s) : the Alberta Court of Appeal’s First 2017 Decision is a Gift to Employers The HR Space Bulletin
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 4 2017

On January 4, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its first decision of the new year, in Styles v Alberta Investment Management Corporation


An Employer-Friendly Outlier: Termination Clause with No Mention of Severance Pay or Benefits Continuation Upheld The HR Space
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2016

In recent years, employers have been faced with an increasingly vast body of case law that carefully scrutinizes termination clauses. Many employers


EAO’s Interpretation of Environmental Assessment Act Thresholds Not Reviewable on Judicial Review
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 19 2016

On December 19, 2016, the British Columbia Court of Appeal allowed the appeal in Fort Nelson First Nation v. British Columbia (Environmental


CASL 2017: The Sleeping Giant Awakens
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 16 2016

Three years ago, Canada brought into force a wide ranging anti-spam law (CASL). On July 1, 2017, important provisions in CASL, which had been held in