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|Department of Finance Releases Proposal for Canadian Bail-In Regime|
Ana Badour, Frédéric Cotnoir, Barry J. Ryan; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 5, 2014On August 1, 2014, the Department of Finance issued for comment the Taxpayer Protection and Bank Recapitalization Regime: Consultation Paper. The Consultation Paper outlines the proposed bail-in regime applicable to Canada’s domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs), as a follow-up to...
|Russia/Ukraine Economic Sanctions Update: Canada Expands Sanctions List against Russian and Ukrainian Individuals and Entities|
John W. Boscariol, Robert A. Glasgow, Brandon Mattalo; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 11, 2014, previously published on August 7, 2014On August 6, 2014, the continued turmoil in eastern Ukraine caused the Government of Canada to expand its economic sanctions against Russia and Ukraine by adding entities and individuals to its lists of “designated persons”.
|Beware Hubris - Janssen’s infringement of AbbVie’s patent gets enjoined by the Federal Court|
Fiona Legere, Andrew J. Reddon, David Tait; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014Justice Roger T. Hughes of the Federal Court of Canada granted AbbVie the first-ever limited injunction against a branded pharmaceutical company infringing a branded competitor’s patent. The injunction followed Justice Hughes’ earlier finding that AbbVie’s patent was valid and...
|Third Party’s Right to Use Official Mark in a Domain Name Upheld: BC Court of Appeal Rejects ICBC’s Claim of Trade-mark Infringement|
Lisa Martz; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014On July 22, 2014, the B.C. Court of Appeal dismissed the claim of B.C.’s provincial auto insurer, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC), that a personal injury lawyer’s registration and use of domain names incorporating its official mark “ICBC” violated the...
|Intrusion Upon Seclusion Part 2: Implications for Businesses Across Canada|
Roland Hung; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014Recently, my colleagues Sean Griffin and Ann-Elisabeth Simard considered the Evans v Bank of Nova Scotia (“Evans”) decision wherein the Ontario Supreme Court (the “Court”) certified a class action proceeding for allegations concerning a breach of privacy rights through the...
|The Enforcement Begins: Highlights of the CRTC FAQ Updates on CASL|
Roland Hung; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 4, 2014CASL came into effect on July 1, 2014, including the provisions for sending commercial electronic messages (“CEM”) (section 6) and installing computer programs (section 8). Since July 1, 2014, it is reported that the CRTC has received more than 1,000 complaints. Hence, awareness of...
|Is “Net Benefit” to Canada different for State-Owned Enterprise Investments?|
Oliver J. Borgers, Michele F. Siu; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014Investments in Canadian businesses by foreign state-owned enterprises (“SOE”) may receive greater scrutiny than investments by non-state owned enterprises. The Canadian government has made it clear that investments by SOEs will be assessed differently than other investments under...
|Workplace Drug Dealing Provides After-Acquired Cause for Termination|
Rosalie Cress, Will Skinner; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on August 1, 2014In most cases, employees who commit misconduct will face the consequences of their actions during their employment, in the form of discipline or even termination for just cause. But, what if the employer only learns of an employee’s misconduct after the employee is dismissed without cause?...
|Energy Storage Update|
Roya Baryole, William Fyfe, James Klein, Lynn Parsons; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 6, 2014, previously published on July 31, 2014Five companies have now been selected to provide energy storage services as part of the Independent Electricity System Operator’s (the “IESO”) 35 MW procurement of renewable energy storage capacity. They are Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., Convergent Energy and Power LLC, Dimplex...
|Employers Should Take Advantage of Human Rights Summary Hearings|
Daniel Pugen; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
August 4, 2014, previously published on July 23, 2014A few years back, the human rights system in Ontario was overhauled. The Human Rights Commission was to no longer investigate complaints and refer them to the Human Rights Tribunal (if they had some merit). All cases were to now go directly to the Tribunal for adjudication. Applicants (who are...