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British Columbia Court of Appeal Rules on Corporate Veil Case: Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc.
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 23 2017

The latest court decision in a line of cases attempting to hold Canadian mining companies liable for the actions of their foreign subsidiaries was


February 2017 International Trade Compliance Update
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA, Canada, China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom
  • February 20 2017

On 27 January 2017, the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2339 (2017) with respect to the situation in the Central African Republic. The Security


The Supreme Court of Canada provides limited guidance on the constitutionality of immunity clauses for tribunals
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2017

In Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator, 2017 SCC 1, the Court split 4-4-1 over the constitutionality of an immunity clause in favour of the Alberta


BC Courts Taking Jurisdiction Over Foreign Disputes
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 15 2017

For the second time in recent months, a British Columbian court has allowed a civil case to proceed against a resource company in British Columbia for


Legal Challenges to Site C Dam by BC First Nations Dismissed by Federal Court of Appeal and BC Court of Appeal
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 10 2017

Two separate court challenges of the federal and provincial environmental assessment approvals for the Site C hydropower project in British Columbia


B.C. ministers not required to determine whether energy project infringes treaty rights
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 9 2017

On February 2, 2017, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its Reasons for Judgment dismissing the appeal of Prophet River and West Moberly


Supreme Court Upholds Immunity Clause Protecting the Alberta Energy Regulator
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2017

In a split decision, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld an immunity clause to shield Alberta’s energy resources regulator from liability for damages


Business and Human Rights in Foreign Operations: The Stakes Just Got Bigger
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • January 30 2017

Canadian courts took another step in further opening the country's courts to civil claims by foreign victims of alleged human rights abuses against


Renewal road-mapsand rhetoric? Top ten developments of 2016 in Canadian Aboriginal law
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • January 25 2017

Opening against newly-elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pledge of a “renewed, nation-to-nation relationship with Aboriginal peoples,” 2016 was


BCUC Determines That it Has No Jurisdiction to Approve Low-Income Rates
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2017

On January 20, 2017, the British Columbia Utilities Commission (BCUC) released its decision in a BC Hydro Rate Design Application (the Decision). The