New IRS Approach to U.S. Tax-Deferred Spin-Offs a Boon to Pharma and Tech

The IRS’s new approach to spin-offs could benefit a wide variety of U.S. companies by deferring taxes at both the corporate and shareholder levels.

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Bloomberg Ranks Torys First

Our cross-border Infrastructure Practice has recognized experience, having advised sponsors, lenders, public authorities and contractors on over 100 major infrastructure and PPP projects in Canada, the United States and beyond.

Governance for the New Generation of Crisis Management

The changing nature of organizational crises remind companies of the importance of both mitigating risk and responding quickly when incidents occur. A company's bottom line, reputation and morale can all be affected by a crisis, and recent incidents like the #MeToo movement and Weinstein-style harassment claims are a reminder of how damaging they can be.

Read our lawyers take on some pre, during and post crisis measures companies should consider when managing a crisis situation.

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The Honourable Frank Iacobucci to Advise on Consultation With Indigenous Peoples

The Honourable Frank Iacobucci has released a statement in connection with his appointment.

Dicey’s Comet Returns—Will Administrative Law Skies Get Brighter?

Will “Dicey’s Comet” bring long-term light to the world of administrative law?

The upcoming trilogy of Supreme Court of Canada appeals later this year will take another look at the “standard of review analysis”—an aspect of administrative law that has the potential tochange the way self-regulated business gets done in Canada.

Read our Appeals Group’s full analysis.

OSC Weighs FOI Requests Against Protected Information

Can the confidentiality protections under the Securities Act shield evidence from disclosure in freedom of information requests?

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Torys Students Ride to Support Diabetes Research

Torys is proud to continue its support of the annual Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Ride—Law Challenge.

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No “Problem”? Then you Might Have a Problem

As Canadian patent regulation grapples with changing technology, where do computer-implemented elements fall under regulators’ existing definition of an invention?

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