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Export license granted to Kitimat LNG terminal
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 14 2011

On October 13, 2011, the National Energy Board granted Kitimat LNG a 20-year license to export liquefied natural gas from British Columbia.


Competition Tribunal confirms possibility of dissolution as remedy in CCS case
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 10 2011

On November 3, 2011, the Competition Tribunal issued a decision refusing to grant summary disposition to the vendor respondents in Commissioner of Competition v. CCS Corporation, thus confirming dissolution as a possible remedy in the case.


British Columbia Supreme Court weighs in on test for leave to commence a secondary market action
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2011

The first decision from a BC court to address the requirement for leave to commence an action for civil liability for secondary market disclosure under Part 16.1 of the British Columbia Securities Act was released on October 21, 2011.


No liability for defamation for basic hyperlinks, says Supreme Court
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 21 2011

Bloggers, tweeters, webpage owners and other providers and hosts of internet content can breathe a little easier today following a decision of the Supreme Court of Canada that ruled that merely providing hyperlinks to defamatory content cannot make them liable for defamation.


New statutory holiday for British Columbia in 2013
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 20 2011

In the October 3, 2011 Throne Speech the Government of British Columbia announced the creation of a new statutory holiday for the Province, to be known as Family Day.


QST harmonization: how will it impact your business?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2011

On September 30th, after extensive discussions on the issue, Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Premier Jean Charest finally announced the conclusion of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the harmonization of the QST with the federal GST.


B.C. plans to retool Water Act to include licensing of groundwater
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 28 2011

In response to the increased water use in recovering shale gas deposits in the Montney Formation and Horn River Basin in northeast B.C., the province plans to amend its Water Act to provide for the licensing of groundwater, among other changes.


BCSC grants limited relief from its new private placement disclosure form
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 23 2011

As we discussed last September, this past August and earlier this week, private placements in British Columbia will soon be subject to expanded post-trade disclosure requirements.


Expanded disclosure requirements in BC could have chilling effect on private placements
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 19 2011

As we discussed in a blog post of August 16, the British Columbia Securities Commission recently announced that, effective October 3, 2011, exempt distributions (private placements) in British Columbia will be subject to expanded post-trade disclosure requirements.


British Columbia to require more disclosure on private placement purchasers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 16 2011

On August 11, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) published advanced notice that effective October 3, 2011, it will require expanded disclosure about purchasers purchasing securities in the exempt market.