Alberta Securities Commission Introduces Whistleblower Program

The ASC’s new Whistleblower Program enables whistleblowers to report securities-related misconduct to the ASC without fear of repercussion.

Let them Eat Cannabis – With Restrictions!

The Canadian government has published its proposed rules for products containing or derived from cannabis, including edible cannabis products.

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1.75 Billion Canadian Dollar Midstream Oil and Gas Joint Venture

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.

What the Supreme Court’s Latest Privacy Ruling Means for Business

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.

Rising Stars: Kyle Kashuba has been named a 2018 Lexpert Rising Star.

U.S. Sanctions Against Iran Impact Canadian Companies

The United States’ fully re-imposed sanctions on Iran affect Canadian and non-U.S companies.

Conflicts of Interest Remain a Regulatory Focus

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.

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Province Unveils Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan

Our lawyers dissect Ontario’s Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan.

Lexpert/ALM Directory lists Torys Lawyers as Top-Ranked

Twenty-eight Torys lawyers have been recognized by The 2019 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada.

Articling Students Gather in St. Lawrence Market for Cooking Class and Dinner

Legal skills were left at the door as we hosted our articling students for a night of cooking and dining.

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