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Privacy Commissioner can now be choosier about complaints she investigates
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 4 2011

Legislative amendments proclaimed in force last week mean that the Privacy Commissioner of Canada may now be more selective about the complaints her office decides to investigate.


"Waiver of tort" class action settles
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2011

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice in Serhan v. Johnson & Johnson approved the settlement of the first class action in Canada to certify waiver of tort as a common issue.


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.


Déjà vu all over again: CRTC considers re-imposing payment of benefits on BDU transactions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2011

In a brief amendment to the Notice of Consultation that initiated the upcoming vertical integration hearing, the CRTC has quietly added to the issues for discussion the possibility that benefits payments may be required in future applications for authority to transfer the ownership or control of broadcasting distribution undertakings (BDUs), but the low-key nature of the announcement belies the potentially significant impact of such a change in policy.


OSC staff provides views of investment fund prospectus disclosure
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 4 2011

The OSC released a notice today setting out the views of OSC Staff on the disclosure required by investment funds that use Form 41-101F2 (pre-IFRS version, IFRS version) when filing prospectuses.


B.C. Human Rights Tribunal awards significant damages for sexual harassment by "sexting"
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2011

The British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal’s recent decision in McIntosh v. Metro Aluminum Products Ltd. and Zbigniew Augustynowicz, threw the book at the employer and its owner for sexual harassment committed by “sexting” the sending of inappropriate text messages - to one of its employees, Ms. McIntosh.


Canadian asset performance - a relative story
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2011

It remains to be seen whether the reform fever that is presently sweeping through the US securitization market will continue unabated across the 49th parallel, but there is no question that these monumental reforms have given rise to a considerable amount of discussion and debate over the appropriateness of similar reforms in Canada.


Alberta passes the Mines and Minerals (Coalbed Methane) Amendment Act
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2010

Following our report in November, on December 2, 2010, Bill 26 received Royal Assent and came into force as the Mines and Minerals (Coalbed Methane) Amendment Act, 2010, S.A. 2010 c.20.


SEC proposals on ABS: an overview
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2010

While we wait for the other shoe to drop, perhaps it would be worthwhile to review the general state of play and try to better understand what it may mean for the securitization industry.


UK ruling - internet jurisdiction based on server location?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • United Kingdom, Canada
  • November 30 2010

Recently, a court in the UK (Football Dataco Ltd et al. v. Sportradar GmbH) found that the location of a server determined the appropriate jurisdiction to regulate internet content.