The ASC’s new Whistleblower Program enables whistleblowers to report securities-related misconduct to the ASC without fear of repercussion.
The Canadian government has published its proposed rules for products containing or derived from cannabis, including edible cannabis products.
The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R v. Reeves has broad privacy law implications, despite it being decided in the criminal law context. The majority of the Court ruled that when two people share a personal computer, one person can’t consent to its search or seizure on behalf of the other person.
The decision prompts organizations to revisit their reliance on indirect consent.
Read our lawyers’ take on the decision.
The United States’ fully re-imposed sanctions on Iran affect Canadian and non-U.S companies.
Conflicts of interest—whether real or perceived—remain a hot topic for regulators registered portfolio managers and affiliates and the OSC settlement re Questrade shows this. We expect regulators to continue to focus on conflicts of interest.
Market participants should ensure that standard conflict of interest procedures are sufficient to contemplate special circumstances, such as unique strategic transactions.
Read our team’s latest case comment for details on the settlement agreement.
Our lawyers dissect Ontario’s Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan.
Twenty-eight Torys lawyers have been recognized by The 2019 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.
Legal skills were left at the door as we hosted our articling students for a night of cooking and dining.