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|Disclosure Watch: CSA Increases Number of Continuous Disclosure Reviews|
David P. Badour, Leila Rafi, Sonia J. Struthers; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 29, 2015, previously published on July 21, 2015On July 16, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published the summary of the results of their annual continuous disclosure (CD) review program of reporting issuers (other than investment funds) for issuers with a fiscal year end of March 31, 2015 in CSA Staff Notice 51-344 -...
|Canada Brings into Force Payment Disclosure Regime: The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act|
Kayla Albin, John W. Boscariol, Robert A. Glasgow; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 27, 2015, previously published on July 14, 2015Canada’s new regime for the mandatory reporting of payments to government, the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA), came into force on June 1, 2015.
|Government of Ontario Proposes Additional Regulation of Alternative Financial Services and Debt Collection|
James H. Archer, Ana Badour, D.J. Lynde; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 27, 2015, previously published on July 14, 2015On June 15, 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services published a consultation paper entitled “Strengthening Consumer Financial Protection” (the “Paper”). The Paper makes proposals and asks for input with respect to what are referred to in the Paper as...
|Canada Hits the Crimea Region with Economic Sanctions and Adds 17 Parties to its Russia Sanctions Blacklist|
John W. Boscariol; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on June 29, 2015Today, Canada significantly expanded its economic sanctions against Russia by imposing a wide ban on activities related to the Crimea region, including export, import, technical data and services bans. With these latest amendments, Canada joins the United States and European Union in implementing...
|Legal Update Regarding Mortgage Insurance|
Simon R. Fitzpatrick; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on June 22, 2015Canada’s regulatory and supervisory framework of its residential mortgage market has undergone significant change in the aftermath of the financial crisis
|Canada Implements New Integrity Regime for Public Procurement|
John W. Boscariol, Robert A. Glasgow; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015On July 3, 2015, the Government of Canada took further steps to overhaul the integrity provisions of its procurement process. Public Works and Government Services Canada, the body which conducts most public procurements for Canadian government departments, announced a new government-wide...
|Digital Privacy Act is Now Law|
Daniel G.C. Glover, Charles S. Morgan, Barry B. Sookman, Kirsten Thompson; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015The Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4) passed into law yesterday, introducing (among other things) significant fines and mandatory breach notification (not yet in force) into the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). Organizations which handle personal information in...
|News From Quebec|
Lorraine Allard; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 6, 2015Since our last e-alert regarding Quebec’s Bill 34, The Restructuring of Quebec’s Multi-Employer Pension Plans, there have been further legislative developments affecting Quebec pension plans.
|The SCC Monitor (18/06/2015): A Commentary on Recent Legal Developments by the Canadian Appeals Monitor|
Sam Rogers; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 18, 2015The Supreme Court of Canada has recently dismissed two leave applications and granted leave in one case that will be of interest to our readers. These cases touch on: case management and civil procedure in class actions (including when parent companies may be joined in an action); the standard of...
|Canada Set to Impose 100 Percent Surtax on U.S. Imports|
Brenda C. Swick; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
June 22, 2015, previously published on May 19, 2015On May 18, 2015, the World Trade Organization's Appellate Body upheld the finding of an October 14, 2014 compliance panel ruling that the U.S. revised country-of-origin labeling (COOL) rules for importations of meat from Canada and Mexico was inconsistent with Article 2.1 of the Agreement on...