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Canadian ownership "restored": Federal Court of appeal puts the wind back in Globalive's sails
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • June 9 2011

In a significant decision released yesterday, the Federal Court of Appeal has restored a Federal Cabinet Order that found that Globalive Wireless Management Corp. (Globalive) meets Canadian ownership requirements to operate as a telecommunications common carrier.


Independent offshore oil spill readiness report completed
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 16 2011

Following the Deepwater Horizon Macondo incident, the British Petroleum blowout in the Gulf of Mexico, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador commissioned an independent study into the preparedness and ability of provincial agencies to respond to an off-shore crisis.


CSA answer IFRS-related questions regarding accounting policies
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 15 2011

Last week, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued a Staff Notice in response to questions they have received regarding disclosure about accounting policies in issuers' interim and annual MD&A.


Proposed Lower Athabasca Regional Plan may revoke certain oil sands leases
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2011

The Government of Alberta has announced the release of the draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan.


IIROC publishes revised guidance on best execution obligations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 1 2011

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has issued revised guidance on best execution and management or orders, as well as with respect to the use of certain order types.


Manager entitled to $10,000 in overtime pay for non-managerial work
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 14 2011

A recent Ontario Labour Relations Board decision found that an Executive Chef, who was hired into what was intended to be an entirely managerial and supervisory role, was entitled to be paid almost $10,000 of overtime pay for weeks worked where his non-managerial and non-supervisory tasks took up more than 50 of his working time, despite the fact that he was otherwise exempt from overtime.


SEC staff recommend uniform fiduciary duty for broker-dealers and investment advisers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • March 14 2011

In late January, the U.S. SEC submitted a staff study to Congress that recommended a uniform fiduciary standard for investment advisers and broker-dealers that provide securities investment advice to retail customers.


Toronto's new zoning by-law - update
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2011

The City of Toronto has received a total of 694 appeals to the new zoning by-law for the amalgamated City of Toronto (the New By-law) that was passed by City Council on August 27, 2010.


CCEMC announces $27.2 million in funding for industrial efficiency projects
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2011

Alberta's Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation (CCEMC) announced that it will invest $27.2 million in six industrial efficiency projects in the province.


Canadian insurance regulators release issues paper regarding MGA distribution model
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 18 2011

On February 9, the Agencies Regulation Committee of the Canadian Council of Insurance Regulators (CCIR), the umbrella group of Canadian insurance regulators, released a long-awaited issues paper on life insurance MGAs, entitled Managing General Agencies Life Insurance Distribution Model.