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Company directors jailed after employee death
  • DLA Piper
  • Canada
  • February 12 2015

There is a rising trend towards holding supervisors and managers legally responsible for accidents in the workplace. On January 13, 2015, New Mex

Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we

Personal liability of directors for unpaid wages under the oppression remedy
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 10 2015

Under the law, corporations are treated as separate legal entities. This means that individuals acting on behalf of a corporation, such as directors

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the CEO, who was also a director, breached his fiduciary duty

Company convicted of OHSA charges after criminal negligence charges withdrawn in fatality
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 31 2013

A crane rental company has been convicted of charges under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and fined, after criminal negligence charges

How To Enter The Canadian Market: A Legal Road Map
  • Fogler Rubinoff LLP
  • Canada
  • February 24 2016

Canada is geographically the world’s second largest country. According to Statistics Canada, in January 2009, there were approximately 33,500,000

Progress on gender diversity, but still work to be done: CSA reports on compliance with the new gender diversity disclosure rules
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • October 23 2015

Our readers will recall that last October, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced the implementation of new corporate governance

Countdown to 2016: AODA requirements
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2015

The next phase of Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (the "AODA") compliance comes into effect on January 1, 2016. Private and

U.K.’s revised law on liquidated damages clauses could mean similar changes for commercial contracts in Canada
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • November 12 2015

Last week, the U.K. Supreme Court (UKSC) changed the law on liquidated damages clauses (LDCs), giving parties greater freedom to decide on damages

Perte d'options d'achat d'actions : abus ou oppression?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

L’attrait des régimes d’options d’achat d’actions (ROAA) est indéniable : en liant les gains des cadres à l’augmentation du cours