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By Norm Keith
On January 20, 2018, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in the Appeal of Vadim Kazenelson ("Kazenelson") both his conviction and sentence appeal. Kazenelson was the Project Superintendent/Manager for the Metron Construction Incorporated ("Metron") project in Toronto that went terribly wrong on December 24, 2009.
By Bradley Freelan
In May 2016, sweeping changes to the Canadian take-over bid regime came into effect.
By Neil Wiener
We noted in our post of January 18, 2018 that the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) were reconsidering whether the CSA's disclosure-based approach for issuers with U.S. marijuana-related activities remained appropriate.
By Niusha Arbabi
On January 18, 2018, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published and requested comments for a proposed change to OSC Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program (Policy).
By Huy Do, Justine Reisler
According to the press release, the program is being updated to increase transparency and predictability in light of legal and policy developments.
By Neil Wiener, Matthew Quadrini
Annual meetings of shareholders of public companies often feature: attendance by a modest number of shareholders, and by the company's external legal counsel, auditor, investor-relations firm...
By Sabina Han
On January 12, 2018, the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal (the "FCA") released its decision in North Shore Power Group Inc. v. Canada, 2018 FCA 9 ("North Shore Decision")...
By Neil Wiener
As noted in our post of October 18, 2017, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-352 Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities on October 16, 2017.
By Frédéric Ruppert
One year after the enactment of the Sapin II Law, that set up the French Anticorruption Agency "AFA" and authorized Deferred Prosecution Agreements "DPA" à la française...
By Claude Jodoin
This Tax Bulletin was initially published on December 22nd, 2017, on Fasken.com, under the title "Introduction of Exemptions From the Payment of Transfer Duties on the Transfer of an Immovable Involving a Partnership".
By Paul Casuccio, Sabina Han
On December 15, 2017, the Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA") released new guidelines on the rules applicable to voluntary disclosures that are made (or for which the name of the taxpayer is disclosed) ...
By Nicolas Simard, Laurianne Dusablon
On November 5, 2017, a massive leak of financial documents referred to as the Paradise Papers was released to the public.
By Andrea Kruyne
On December 18, 2017, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV, together with the TSX, the TMX Exchanges) introduced electronic versions of TSX Form 4 ...
By Amanda Robinson, Samuel Li
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) have both released updates to their Canadian proxy voting recommendation guidelines for the 2018 proxy season.
By Alexandra Logvin
On October 4, 2017, the House of Commons has unanimously voted to pass Bill S-226, the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (the "Act")...
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