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Publications

October

Proposed Changes to the Medical Devices Regulations
Food and Drug Regulatory Bulletin | Eileen M. McMahon, Teresa A. Reguly, Erin Fordyce
October 30, 2014


Loss Restriction Rule Update
Tax Bulletin | John J. Tobin, Grace Pereira
October 22, 2014


Gender Diversity and Board Renewal: New Canadian Disclosure Rules for the 2015 Proxy Season
Corporate and Capital Markets Bulletin | Patrice S. Walch-Watson, Leslie McCallum
October 16, 2014


Federal Court Considers Patent Listing for Combination Drug Products
Food and Drug Regulatory Bulletin | Eileen M. McMahon, Albert Chan
October 15, 2014

Justice Hughes continues strict application of product specificity test


SEC Brings Action Against Private Equity Investment Advisory Firm for Misallocating Expenses
Private Equity Bulletin | Amy C. Johnson-Spina, Shannon Gotfrit, Geoff Kelsall
October 14, 2014


Patent Law and Data Protection under the Canada-European Union: Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Intellectual Property Bulletin | Eileen M. McMahon, Vanessa Komarnicki
October 10, 2014


Privacy tort applies to breach of private health information
Privacy Bulletin | Lisa K. Talbot, Teresa A. Reguly, Eliot Che
October 2, 2014

Ontario court rules tort of intrusion upon seclusion not precluded by PHIPA


September

Case Summary: Marlin Investments v. Canaccord
Article | John A. Fabello
September 29, 2014


TSX Formalizes Position on Equity Compensation Plans for Target Employees and Tightens Backdoor Listing Rules
Corporate and Capital Markets Bulletin | Leslie McCallum
September 29, 2014


Canada-China Investment Protection Agreement Ratified
International Bulletin | Michael D. Amm, John A. Terry, Simonne Horwitz
September 29, 2014

Agreement to come into force October 1, 2014


Supreme Court Addresses Provincial Regulation of Banks and Class Action Standing in Bank of Montreal v. Marcotte Trilogy
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | John B. Laskin, Sylvie Rodrigue, Ad. E., Jeremy Opolsky, Steven Slavens
September 23, 2014


La Cour suprême se prononce sur l’application de la réglementation provinciale à l’égard des banques et sur la qualité pour agir en contexte de recours collectif dans la trilogie Banque de Montréal c. Marcotte
Bulletin sur le litige et règlement de différends | John B. Laskin, Sylvie Rodrigue, Ad. E., Jeremy Opolsky, Steven Slavens
23 septembre 2014


OECD’s BEPS Recommendations: Sweeping Treaty Shopping Rules May Impact Private Equity, Hedge Fund and Collective Investment Vehicles
Tax Bulletin | John J. Tobin, John Unger
September 18, 2014


A New "Just Say Slow" Takeover Bid Regime Takes Shape
M&A Bulletin | John Emanoilidis, Andrew Gray, Sophia Tolias
September 12, 2014

Canadian Regulators Cooperate on New Proposal for Takeover Bid Reform


Ontario Court of Appeal Limits Securities Class Actions
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | Andrew Gray, Rebecca Wise
September 3, 2014


Stale Information Prompts Regulator's Dismissal of Insider Trading Case
Corporate and Capital Markets Bulletin | John A. Fabello, Andrew Gray, Sophia Tolias, Rebecca Wise
September 2, 2014


June

U.S. Supreme Court Provides More Room to Challenge Certification of Disclosure Class Actions
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | Andrew Gray, Christopher M. Caparelli, Sarah R. Shody
June 27, 2014

Decision in Erica P. John Fund, Inc. v. Halliburton Permits Defendants in Disclosure Class Actions to Tender Evidence of Price Impact at Class Certification Stage


Commercial Division of the New York State Supreme Court Adopts New Rule Permitting Accelerated Adjudication
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | David W. R. Wawro, Jaclyn Leader
June 26, 2014


The politicization of foreign investment
Article | Dany H. Assaf
June 23, 2014
The Embassy


Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report Overview
Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


The Preferred Share Market Finally Re-Opens For Canadian Banks
Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


OTC Derivatives Regulation: End Users Mark Time
Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


United States Inversion Opportunities
Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


Streaming Transactions in the Mining Sector: a Financing Linchpin
Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


Cross-Border Financing Opportunities: IPOs and Alternatives
Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


CMHC Insurance and Covered Bonds—What Will Happen When the Training Wheels Come Off?: Revisited
Capital Markets 2014 Mid-Year Report


Protecting Privacy in the Age of the Internet
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | Andrew Bernstein, Laura Redekop
June 19, 2014

Supreme Court of Canada emphasizes Canadians’ right to Internet privacy and anonymity


Data Protection: Sanofi Gains Standing In Hospira’s Objection to Application of Data Protection
Intellectual Property Bulletin | Eileen M. McMahon, Theresa Fauconnier
June 3, 2014


April

Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms: Guidance Favoured Over Mandatory Rules in Canada
Corporate and Capital Markets Bulletin | Leslie McCallum
April 29, 2014


Ontario Government Urged to Reconsider Rules for Value Adds in RFPs for Drug Products
Food and Drug Regulatory Bulletin | Erin Fordyce, Teresa A. Reguly, Eileen M. McMahon
April 17, 2014


Proposed Privacy Reforms Made Public
Privacy Bulletin | Lisa K. Talbot, Molly Reynolds, Teresa A. Reguly, Adam R. Freedman
April 11, 2014

Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, proposes amendments to PIPEDA


February

Avoiding "Obnoxious" Choices of Law and Restrictive Covenants in Employment Agreements
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | David W. R. Wawro, Jaclyn Leader
February 26, 2014

New Ruling of New York’s Appellate Division, Fourth Department


New TSX Rule: Listed Issuers Must Adopt Majority Voting Policies in Uncontested Director Elections
Corporate and Capital Markets Bulletin | Leslie McCallum
February 20, 2014


Private Equity Markets in Canada: 2013 Breakdown, 2014 Outlook
Article | Michael F.E. Akkawi, Guy Berman, Sophia Tolias
February 14, 2014


The International Comparative Legal Guide to Securitisation 2013 Edition; Chapter 10: Canada
Chapter | Michael K. Feldman, Jim S. Hong
February 12, 2014


Highlights of Canada’s 2014 Federal Budget
Tax Bulletin
February 12, 2014


Top Five Trends in Pensions and Benefits Law
Pension and Employment Bulletin | Mitch Frazer, Lisa K. Talbot, Tom Stevenson, Brad Tartick
February 10, 2014

What Employers Need to Know for 2014


OSC Releases Report on a Review of Mining Issuers' MD&A
Mining and Metals Bulletin | Eric L. Foster, Michael Pickersgill
February 10, 2014


FINTRAC Clarifies New Canadian Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
Financial Institution Regulation Bulletin | Blair W. Keefe, Peter A. Aziz, Scott Bell
February 7, 2014


Court Considers Corporate Disclosure In Face of Proxy Fight
M&A Bulletin | Andrew Gray
February 6, 2014


Top Employment Law Developments in 2013
Pension and Employment Bulletin | Lisa K. Talbot, Mitch Frazer, Brad Tartick
February 5, 2014

What Employers Need to Know for 2014


IMF Releases Assessment of Canada’s Financial Sector
Financial Institution Regulation Bulletin | Blair W. Keefe, Eli Monas
February 4, 2014


Reminder: Conflict Minerals Disclosure Due by May 31, 2014
Corporate and Capital Markets Bulletin | Leslie McCallum
February 4, 2014

New Rules Apply to SEC-Reporting Companies in the Manufacturing Industry


January

Supreme Court of Canada Endorses Broader Availability of Summary Judgment in Ontario
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | Patricia D. S. Jackson, Crawford G. Smith, Sarah Walker
January 29, 2014


Ontario Proposes Gender Diversity and Director Term Limit Disclosure Rules
Corporate and Capital Markets Bulletin | Patrice S. Walch-Watson, Adrienne DiPaolo
January 27, 2014


La Cour suprême du Canada rend une décision à l’effet que le critère des questions communes en matière de recours collectifs est décrit en termes plus larges et flexibles au Québec
Bulletin sur le litige et règlement de différends | Sylvie Rodrigue, Ad. E., Geneviève Bertrand, Marie-Ève Gingras
24 janvier 2014


Supreme Court of Canada Rules that Commonality Requirement in Class Actions is Broader and more Flexible in Quebec
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | Geneviève Bertrand, Marie-Ève Gingras
January 24, 2014


U.S. Federal Trade Commission Increases M&A Reporting Thresholds
Competition and Antitrust Bulletin | Joseph J. Romagnoli, Christopher M. Caparelli, Mayah Y. Judovits, Michael Pass
January 22, 2014


Supreme Court Rolls Back Jurisdiction of U.S. Courts Over Foreign Companies
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Bulletin | David W. R. Wawro, Christopher M. Caparelli
January 17, 2014


OSFI Releases Revised Instructions for Reinsurance with a Related Party
Financial Institution Regulation Bulletin | Blair W. Keefe, Eli Monas
January 7, 2014


M&A Top Trends 2014
Report
January 2014


IBM Canada Limited v. Waterman: Supreme Court of Canada Rules that Pension Benefits are Not Deductible from Damages for Wrongful Dismissal
Pension and Employment Bulletin | Mitch Frazer, Lisa K. Talbot, Tom Stevenson, Brad Tartick
January 2, 2014