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|Competition Bureau Releases Updated IP Guidelines|
Jonathan Bitran, Dominic Thérien; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 20, 2014On September 18, 2014, the Competition Bureau (Bureau) released updated Intellectual Property Enforcement Guidelines (IPEGs). These IPEGs are an update of the original guidelines released in 2000 and result from recent consultations; the Bureau has announced that it will soon conduct another...
|Rules Requiring Disclosure of Participation of Women on Boards and in Senior Management coming into force December 31, 2014|
Myreille Gilbert, Jonathan R. Grant, Wendi A. Locke, Genevieve Pinto, Sonia J. Struthers; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 16, 2014The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published October 15, 2014 in final form amendments to the governance disclosure rules contained in National Instrument 58-101 - Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices (Amendments) that will require public companies which are reporting issuers in...
|Early Warning Reporting Threshold Remains at 10% While Other Changes to Enhance Transparency Will Be Implemented|
McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014On October 10, 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) provided an update on the status of proposed amendments to Canada’s early warning reporting (EWR) system first published in March 2013. After extensive public consultation, the CSA announced that they will proceed with the...
|BEPS 2014 Deliverables - OECD Releases First Set of Recommendations|
TJ Kang, Brian O'Neill; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014Canada and other members of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the G-20 are engaged in a project to address “base erosion and profit shifting” (BEPS) strategies used by multinational enterprises (MNEs) and are working to achieve the goals set out in...
|Canadian Back-to-Back Loan Proposals|
Nigel P.J. Johnston, Gabrielle M.R. Richards; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014The 2014 federal budget included measures (Budget Measures) intended to eliminate the use of back-to-back loans to avoid the thin capitalization rules and/or withholding tax on interest paid to non-arm’s length non-residents so as to protect the Canadian tax base from erosion by limiting the...
|Fourth Protocol to Canada-UK Treaty Eliminates Withholding Tax on Arm’s Length Interest, but Preserves Tax Exemption for Gains on Disposition of Shares and Interests Deriving Value from Canadian Real Property|
Elaine Buzzell, Nigel P.J. Johnston; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 22, 2014, previously published on October 15, 2014On July 21, 2014, the governments of Canada and the United Kingdom signed the fourth protocol (Protocol) amending the Convention between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of...
|Lien Out: Arbitrary Protection for Pre-Construction Consultants|
Aidan Cameron; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 6, 2014Those who claim a builders lien must comply strictly with the requirements of the Builders Lien Act, and owners (or at least their counsel) are frequently on the lookout for liens that can be extinguished for a failure to satisfy such requirements. The recent BC Supreme Court decision in Stanley...
|Ministry of Labour Goes After Unpaid Internships|
Daniel Pugen; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on September 30, 2014Lately, unpaid interns have been on the Ministry of Labour’s radar. In June 2013 a policy statement was published which reminded employers that most unpaid internships run afoul of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”). I wrote about this policy statement in a previous post.
|Comply With the AODA or Pay the Piper|
Benjamin T. Aberant; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 7, 2014The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (the “AODA”) is an Ontario law whose purpose is to develop, implement and enforce accessibility standards in order to achieve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities by 2021. Since January 1, 2012 Ontario employers with...
|Québec Government and Gaz Métro Partner for LNG|
Louis-Nicolas Boulanger; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
October 15, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014On September 30, 2014, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, jointly with the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and the Minister Responsible for the Northern Plan, Mr. Pierre Arcand, the Minister for Transport and the Implementation of the Maritime Strategy, Mr. Jean d’Amour, and...