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New corporate criminal liability in the UK for “failure to prevent” tax evasion and other economic crimes: How will it affect Canadian businesses?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 2 2017

The accountability of corporate entities for financial wrongdoing is a hot topic for the UK Government right now, particularly in the wake of a


Ontario Court of Appeal declines to grant retroactive relief in securities class action
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2017

In its recent decision in Pennyfeather v. Timminco Limited, the Court of Appeal for Ontario declined to retroactively relieve the plaintiff from the


Climate Change - Why boards need to be proactive
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2017

Climate change and its potential impact are becoming increasingly relevant across the globe. In fact, the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report


Corporate governance and data issues
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2017

Corporate boards are under pressure to make data security a key priority in an age where it is not whether but when a data security incident will


Looking ahead: Climate change as a board issue
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 3 2017

Climate change is an important area of board oversight, encompassing potential long-term physical impacts on operations, risks and opportunities, as


Shareholders divided on proxy access
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 7 2017

Over the past week, a shareholder proposal requesting that the board of directors take steps to adopt a "proxy access" by-law was considered at the


Repeal of Canada’s last bulk sales legislation: Ontario’s Bulk Sales Act
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2017

Transaction lawyers of all stripes will be pleased to hear that the Bulk Sales Act (Ontario) has been repealed. Ontario's Bill 27: An Act to reduce


Bill 791: Will rewards points become more rewarding for Québec consumers?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2017

On February 22, 2017, Simon Jolin-Barrette (Member for Borduas) introduced Bill 791: An Act to amend the Consumer Protection Act in order to regulate


Suppliers’ termination obligations clarified in Cellular Baby decision
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2017

In its recent decision Cellular Baby Cell Phones Accessories Specialist Ltd. v. Fido Solutions Inc., 2017 BCCA 50, the British Columbia Court of


Rewards points to become more rewarding for Ontario consumers
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 30 2017

On December 8, 2016, legislation to prohibit the expiration of rewards points received Royal Assent in Ontario. While not yet proclaimed into force