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Exciting news: Changes to the Corporations Act Ontario include some of the ONCA's most helpful provisions

Canada - September 14 2017 The Ontario government has introduced Bill 154, Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017 ("Bill 154"). It passed First Reading on September 14, 2017

Court of Appeal Significantly Reduces Judgment against Guarantor

Canada - September 14 2017 In Callidus Capital Corporation v. McFarlane, the Ontario Court of Appeal reduced the amount of debt a company's President and CEO owed on a guarantee

In-camera board meetings what are they good for?

Canada - June 29 2011 Most people involved in organizations know that board meetings should be held regularly in order to ensure proper governance and adequate communication opportunities within the organization

Personal Cheque Used to Pay Deposit on New Home is Deemed Sufficient by the Court of Appeal

Canada - September 6 2017 In Preiano v. Cirillo, the purchasers sued the vendors for specific performance of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale ("APS") regarding the vendors'

The proposed new GSTHST definition of an "investment limited partnership" and what it may mean for your business

Canada - September 15 2017 On September 8, 2017, the Department of Finance (Canada) released a package of draft legislative proposals to the Excise Tax Act (Canada) (the "ETA"

Court of Appeal clarifies interpretation of 2015 amendments to the Insurance Act with respect to Statutory Deductibles and Interest

Canada - September 21 2017 The Ontario Court of Appeal released its decisions in El-Khodr v. Lackie ("El-Khodr") and Cobb v. Long Estate ("Cobb") together on September 19, 2017

Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin Week of September 18, 2017

Canada, USA - September 20 2017 In context of opposition, Registrar has jurisdiction to issue a "split" decision for accepted goods andor services under subsection 38(8) Les Marques

Prioritizing Safety: The New U.S. Federal Guidelines for Automated Driving Systems

USA - September 20 2017 In a move to provide streamlined and flexible guidance, the U.S. Department of Transportation ("DOT") and the National Highway Traffic Safety

CSA Finds MFDA Has Made "Sufficient Progress" Towards Resolving Previously-Identified Issues

Canada - September 19 2017 On September 15, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") released their Oversight Review Report of the Mutual Fund Dealers Association

BCSC Grants Bitcoin Investment Fund Manager Registration

Canada - September 18 2017 Recently, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) announced (found here) the first registration of an investment fund manager in Canada