The TSX Venture Exchange recently implemented amendments to Policy 4.4 - Incentive Stock Options which are effective immediately.
A signed release provides peace of mind that all disputes are resolved and there will be no further claims,
When a user dies, who owns the contents of that user’s account?
On May 3, 2013, the federal Minister of Finance announced that the Government of Canada is soliciting expressions of interest in funding to be offered under two new initiatives aimed at strengthening Canada's venture capital industry.
Ontario private sector employers take note: you may have just successfully complied with the Customer Service Standard requirements, but now you face the first of several new deadlines for compliance under the Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation ("IAS Regulation"), pursuant to the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
In the latest legal development impacting the temporary foreign workers program, the Federal Court struck out an attempt by the United Steelworkers Union to challenge Labour Market Opinions issued for the hiring of temporary foreign workers.
It should not come as a surprise to anyone that the terms of a contract matter. Courts, however, are sometimes inclined to base the obligations of contracting parties on what the court perceives to be "reasonable" or "fair" rather than on what the terms of the contract actually say.
Does your business hire young workers on a regular or seasonal basis or have you recently had new hires? Ministry of Labour Inspectors are visiting Ontario workplaces between May 1 and August 31, 2013 focusing on the safety of young and new workers.
A summary of Lerners' Top 5 Ontario civil appeals decisions from April, 2013.
That very question was posed by Justice Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada in the opening paragraph of his judgment on behalf of a unanimous Court in Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. v Canada, released on May 23, 2013.
This is the second in a series of McMillan bulletins relating to the Canadian Securities Administrators project to modernize the regulation of publicly offered investment funds.
The Privacy Commissioner of Canada Jennifer Stoddart has released her report entitled " The Case for Reforming the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act".
Selfless Generosity Still Exists
This case involved a dispute over ownership and alleged infringement of copyright in a number of computer software programs.
A discussion on a recent case where the Court analyzes the difference for tax purposes between liabilities and embedded obligations, considers the law of contingent liabilities, the role of tax symmetry in the Income Tax Act, the role of the parties’ agreement and the role of accounting treatment in reaching the conclusion that embedded obligations are not liabilities that form part of proceeds of disposition.
In a recent decision, the Federal Court of Appeal provides a useful reminder of the extent to which the solicitor-client privilege applies to policies agreed upon by several parties.
Senior executives of Canadian public companies often wonder to what extent information can be shared with major shareholders when the company is contemplating a potential transaction.
In a recent decision, the Federal Court of Canada has dismissed a union challenge to the hiring of 201 foreign nationals by a Canadian mining company.
A discussion on the five conditions that must be satisfied before Quebec can become an oil producer.
The Ontario Securities Commission has announced that it will be hosting a roundtable discussion on June 11 to obtain input from investors regarding investing in small and medium sized enterprises and start-ups.