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IOSCO and CPMI Issue Updated Guidance Related to Systemically Important Stablecoin Arrangements

Canada, Global - August 3 2022 The International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”) and the Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructures (“CPMI”) have issued an…

FINTRAC Issues Clarification Regarding which Payment Service Providers Need to Register as MSBs

Canada - August 2 2022 On July 21, 2022, the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (“FINTRAC”) issued a notice (the “Notice”) to clarify which…

Supreme Court of Canada confirms all acts of making available are covered by Copyright Act: SOCAN v ESA

Canada - July 18 2022 In a decision just released in Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Entertainment Software Association, 2022 SCC 30,the…

Quebec’s Draft Bill 64 Regulation On Confidentiality Incident Reporting and Record-Keeping Obligations

Canada - July 15 2022 This article is part of our Bill 64 Blog Series, which will provide readers with a 360° view on Bill 64 and its sweeping amendments to Quebec’s Act…

The Dawn of AI Law: The Canadian Government Introduces Legislation to Regulate Artificial Intelligence in Canada

Canada - July 11 2022 Following a global trend in artificial intelligence (“AI”) regulation, which has taken momentum in the U.S. and the EU, Canadian legislators appear…

FATF Issues Targeted Virtual Asset Update

USA - July 8 2022 On June 30, 2022, the Financial Action Task Force (“FATF”) issued its Targeted Update on Implementation of FATF’s Standards on VAs [virtual…

PMPRB Update: Proposed Interim PMPRB Guidelines Operationalizing New Price Review Comparator Countries to maintain “status quo”

Canada - July 4 2022 As we have previously reported, controversial amendments to the Patented Medicines Regulations changing the basket of comparator countries considered…

Cullen Report Sets Out Recommendations to Address Money Laundering in British Columbia

Canada - June 29 2022 On June 15, 2022, the British Columbia government officially released its final report authored by Austin Cullen (the “Cullen Report”), examining the…

Federal Court of Appeal Confirms MEG Energy Does Not Infringe An Invalid Patent

Canada - June 24 2022 The Federal Court of Appeal (“FCA”) dismissed the Appellants’ (“Mr. Swist’s”) appeal in Swist v. Meg Energy Corp.,this week in favor of MEG…

OSC Issues Orders Against Foreign Crypto Trading Platforms KuCoin and ByBit

Canada - June 24 2022 On June 22, 2022, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) released reasons in its first two decisions against operators of foreign-domiciled crypto…