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New proposed Eurasian trademark system
  • Gowling WLG
  • Russia, European Union
  • April 12 2017

On March 28 2017 Gowling WLG, together with the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, convened a roundtable on parallel imports and IP rights as


Update for issuers listed on the TSX Venture Exchange
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 3 2013

On July 25, 2013, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") announced that they are no longer considering the implementation of a new regulatory


Canadian government curtails investor and entrepreneur immigrant categories
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 19 2011

This past summer, the Canadian government significantly curtailed two immigration options for business people wishing to obtain permanent resident status in Canada.


Federal Skilled Worker Category changes
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 19 2011

As of July 1, 2011, Canada changed the rules of the Federal Skilled Worker Category.


Retractable shares: the unexpected creditor
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 30 2011

When structuring a new financing for a corporate borrower, lenders typically obtain postponements from all other creditors and shareholders advancing loans to the proposed borrower.


Business immigrant programs: Federal v PNP
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • August 18 2011

Over the past 15 years, there has been a big shift in Chinese immigration to Canada from skilled workers to investors and business people.


Deductibility of legal expenses incurred to defend against employer's action to reclaim salary paid
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 12 2011

It is well established that paragraph 8(1)(b) of the Income Tax Act permits a taxpayer to deduct legal expenses incurred to collect or to establish a right to salary or wages owed to the taxpayer by an employer or former employer.


Solvency II. Omnibus II. What's new?
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union
  • June 29 2011

In the last few days, the European Presidency has published two versions of the draft "Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending the Prospectus Directive and the Solvency II Directive" (Omnibus II).


The Court of Appeal highlights the risk of making groundless threats in settlement proceedings relating to trade mark disputes
  • Gowling WLG
  • United Kingdom
  • June 27 2011

The Court of Appeal in Best Buy Co. Inc and others v Worldwide Sales Corporation Espana S.L. (Court of Appeal (Civil Division),2011 EWCA Civ 618, judgment of Lord Neuberger of Abbotsbury, M.R.) has indicated that referring to infringing acts other than affixing, importing or supplying services under the trade mark, during without prejudice negotiations to settle a trade mark infringement dispute, may constitute an actionable threat.


Provisions of Bill C-24, the First Nations Certainty of Land Titles Act in force
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 6 2011

Bill C-24, the First Nations Certainty of Land Titles Act (“Bill C-24”) came into in force on March 1, 2011.