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|Canadian Securities Administrators Publish Consultation Paper 92-401 - Derivatives Trading Facilities|
Christopher Bamford, Candace Pallone, Barry J. Ryan; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 15, 2015, previously published on April 8, 2015On January 29, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) Derivatives Committee published for comment Consultation Paper 92-401 - Derivatives Trading Facilities (the “Consultation Paper”), its seventh in a series of high-level consultation papers examining reform...
|Mandatory Central Counterparty Clearing of OTC Derivatives in Canada|
Laure Fouin, Candace Pallone, Sonia J. Struthers; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 14, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has proposed mandatory central counterparty clearing of certain standardized over-the-counter (OTC) derivative transactions consistent with its goal to improve transparency in the OTC derivatives market and enhance the overall mitigation of systemic risk.
|ORPP Consultation Period Deadline Ends Next Week|
Lorraine Allard; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on February 6, 2015On December 8, 2014, Mitzie Hunter, the Ontario Associate Minister of Finance tasked with developing the Wynne government’s promise of the Ontario Registered Pension Plan (ORPP), tabled Bill 56 for first reading.
|Legal Warranties: When Selling Real Estate in Québec, Silence Will Be Used Against You in a Court of Law|
Sébastien Thomas; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on April 6, 2015One not familiar with the special set of rules outlined in the Civil Code of Québec (the “Civil Code”) will likely be in for a big surprise when selling real estate assets in La Belle Province: if the contractual documentation does not expressly exclude the legal warranties...
|OSC Offers Amnesty on Delinquent Outside Business Activity (“OBA”) Submissions|
Cristian O. Blidariu, Sean D. Sadler; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015One of the items that frequently vexes registered firms is keeping their “outside business activities” (“OBA”) disclosure up to date. The Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) regards OBA disclosure as an important means for registrants to monitor for conflicts...
|A “Without Cause” Dismissal is Not Automatically an “Unjust” Dismissal: A Federal Employment Law Update|
Justine Lindner; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on February 18, 2015The decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, released by the Federal Court of Appeal (the “FCA”) on January 22, 2015, marks the end of a long-standing tug of war. The FCA held that non-unionized employees in the federal sector do not have a “right to a job” and...
|Would You Like a Side of Fries With That Banking Services? Permitted Use Provision in Mall Leases|
Albert Lin; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on January 27, 2015One critical factor in the success of a multi-tenant retail centre is the ability to entice tenants occupying different niches in the consumer product market to foster an ecosystem of goods and services attractive to the target consumers. The permitted use provision is a critical tool available to...
|Sorry But I Can’t Help You With Your Purchase, I’m Being Accommodated by My Employer|
Daniel Pugen; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on February 4, 2015It is part and parcel of a retail employee’s job to interact with customers and assist them in making purchases. However, if an employee with a disability/injury has trouble in performing this essential duty, how far must the employer go in accommodating that employee?
|The Latest on Canadian Expert Reports: Ontario’s Highest Court Rejects Notion that Consultations between Counsel and Experts Must Stop|
Bart Nowak, David Tait; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015The Ontario Court of Appeal has put to rest any notion that the practice of consultation between counsel and expert witnesses to review draft reports is improper. In its decision in Moore v. Getahun, 2015 ONCA 55 rendered on January 29, 2015, the Court explained that “banning undocumented...
|Canada Patented Medicines: Federal Court of Appeal Confirms Mootness of Innovator Appeals after Generic Marketing Authorization is Granted|
Bart Nowak, David Tait; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
April 8, 2015, previously published on February 17, 2015“Asking a court to prohibit a notice of compliance after it has issued is like asking someone to close the barn door after the horses have escaped.”