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Torys LLP


Asset equipment financeleasing

Canada - June 12 2008 The asset equipment finance and leasing practice area is related to the financing of equipment, vehicles and related assets by way of specific asset-based priority financing, primarily through leases, but also through conditional sales contracts, secured loans or securitizations

Canada to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards: an update

Canada - August 7 2008 Earlier this year, the Canadian Accounting Standards Board confirmed January 1, 2011 as the date that International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) will replace Canadian generally accepted accounting principles (Canadian GAAP) for all Canadian publicly traded companies as well as for non-listed financial institutions, securities dealers and many cooperative enterprises that qualify as “publicly accountable enterprises.”

Cross-border distressed M&A: S. 363 sales in Chapter 15 cases

USA - April 9 2009 During the present downturn in the U.S. economy, opportunities exist for investors in global distressed asset markets

New Canada-Hong Kong tax treaty

Canada, Hong Kong - November 23 2012 On November 11, 2012, the Government of Canada and the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China signed a comprehensive tax treaty

Competition law

Canada - June 12 2008 The practice of competition law in Canada falls into two broad but distinct categories: solicitor (advisory) work (which includes merger analysis); and litigation

Canadian regulators propose 5 early warning and alternative monthly threshold, including derivatives

Canada - March 19 2013 Canadian securities regulators are proposing to change the early warning and alternative monthly reporting regimes to require disclosure of

CIPO issues new guidance on patentability of computer-implemented inventions

Canada - March 15 2013 On March 8, 2013, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) published its practice guidance following the Federal Court of Appeal decision in

Canadian companies will be harder to acquire under new poison pill proposals

Canada - March 14 2013 The Canadian Securities Administrators have released proposed new rules for shareholder rights plans (or “poison pills”). Under the CSA proposal

Proof of materiality not required for certification of securities fraud class actions in the United States

Canada - March 13 2013 On February 27, 2013, the United States Supreme Court issued its highly anticipated decision in Amgen Inc. v. Connecticut Retirement Plans and Trust

Employer’s duty to report fatal and critical injuries narrowed

Canada - March 11 2013 On February 7, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal (ONCA) reversed a Divisional Court ruling that had found that an employer has a duty under