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Bennett Jones Thought Network Blog

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Bennett Jones Speaks before Senate Committee on Tax Issues for Energy Investments

Canada, OECD - May 30 2019 On May 29, 2019, Darcy Moch, Greg Johnson and Jared Mackey of Bennett Jones participated on a witness panel before the Standing Senate Committee on…

Aboriginal Rights in Canada Can Include Indigenous Persons in the United States

Canada - May 17 2019 On May 2, 2019, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in R v Desautel, 2019 BCCA 151. The Court of Appeal upheld the lower…

Canada’s New Pay Equity Regime for Women in the Workforce

Canada - November 14 2018 Canada has one of the world’s highest participation rate of women in the workforce, but there remains a significant wage gap—Canadian women earn…

SCC Renders Judgment on Cooperative National Securities Regulator

Canada - November 12 2018 On November 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously ruled that a proposed pan-Canadian securities regulator is constitutionally…

Poseidon Plan of Arrangement Resolves Director and Auditor Liability Claims

Canada - October 30 2018 The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently sanctioned the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA") plan of compromise and arrangement (the…

Hot off the Parliamentary Press: Bill C-86 and Federal Employment Standards

Canada - October 30 2018 Bill C-86, introduced in Parliament late yesterday, implements the Federal Budget announced last winter. This Bill is over 800 pages long and…

Update on the Review of Neonicotinoids by the Canadian Pest Management Regulatory Agency

Canada, European Union, USA - October 30 2018 In Canada, pesticides are regulated by Health Canada's Pest Management Regulatory Agency (the "PMRA") on behalf of the Minister of Health and under…

Canada 2018 Cannabis Regulation - Provincial Update

Canada - January 15 2018 As the July 2018 date of legalization approaches, Canadian provinces continue to announce their plans for the regulation, distribution and sale of…

Buying To Sell: Private Equity Sponsor Exits

Canada - November 14 2016 According to Pitchbook Data, Inc., Canadian private equity sponsor exit activity in 2015 reflected a year-over-year jump of more than 20 percent in…

What a Donald Trump Presidency Means for Canada

Canada - November 14 2016 On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th President of the United States of America. Sander Grieve, head of Bennett Jones' Mining…