The United States’ fully re-imposed sanctions on Iran affect Canadian and non-U.S companies.
With new security flaws being discovered in software every day—on top of plain old human negligence and nosiness—our data is at more risk than ever. It’s in this context the federal government enacted privacy-law amendments requiring companies to disclose data breaches that pose a risk to an individual.
We deserve to know if our privacy is being put at risk. But as we’ve seen in other jurisdictions with similar disclosure requirements, “oversharing” comes with risks of its own—to the public and the privacy regulator itself.
Social media communications are more casual, but no less significant under securities laws than formal disclosures in a company’s filings.
Seller representations are often the most carefully negotiated provisions in a real estate purchase and sale agreement. While these types of representations are heavily negotiated, it is alarmingly common for purchaser’s attorneys to neglect to include any “teeth” by way of appropriate credit support for seller’s surviving liabilities.
Read our take on whether a real estate purchase agreement gives “liquid courage” through post-closing credit enhancement.
The SCC decision says the constitution allows a pan-Canadian securities regulator.
The Honourable Frank Iacobucci has released a statement in connection with his appointment.
The firm has been listed among the top in seven practice areas.