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|Deemed Reliance in the U.S. Supreme Court|
Eric S. Block, Andrew Matheson, Dana M. Peebles, Stephanie Sugar; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 14, 2014On June 23, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund (“Halliburton”), as issuers and investors in the U.S. (and Canada) wanted to see if the landscape for securities class actions in both countries would be...
|SCC Decision Regarding Wal-Mart In Québec A Cautionary Case For All Canadian Unionized Employers|
Christopher McHardy; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 25, 2014, previously published on July 21, 2014Our colleagues in Québec have produced a helpful summary of the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision involving a Wal-Mart in Jonquière, Québec, found to have breached its statutory duties during the freeze period following certification of a bargaining unit.
|Is Your Joint Venture GST/HST-compliant?|
Charlene Schafer; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 23, 2014, previously published on July 22, 2014There is less than 6 months remaining until the expiry of the Canada Revenue Agency’s (“CRA”) administrative tolerance for non-compliant joint venture nominee corporations to report and claim input tax credits (“ITC’s”) in respect of GST/HST payable on behalf of...
|New Government-Industry Working Group on Wind Energy Development in Québec|
Louis-Nicolas Boulanger, Mathieu Bernier Trudeau; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 22, 2014, previously published on July 18, 2014Québec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Pierre Arcand announced yesterday the creation of a Government-industry working group destined to assess the development of the provincial wind power industry.
|The Prodigal Pension Plan Member|
Lorraine Allard; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 16, 2014It’s one of those pension administration nightmares - someone of pensionable age shows up at your door claiming he was an employee 20 years ago and asks for his pension. There is some evidence of employment, but no record of a pension entitlement. As a fiduciary you cannot pay out benefits...
|Wal-Mart Will Have to Compensate the Former Employees of its Jonquière Establishment|
Julie C. Fortier, Guylaine Lacerte; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 8, 2014On Friday, June 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that Wal-Mart will have to compensate the former employees of its Jonquière establishment.
|A Practical Approach to Navigating Debarment by the Canadian Government|
Brenda C. Swick; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 17, 2014Federal debarment of contractors that violate federal contracting rules is sharply on the rise. The recent Integrity Framework issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada is fuelled by a desire for government accountability in an age of unprecedented government spending. Contractors must...
|From the Desk of the HR Manager, June 2014|
Melissa Kennedy; McCarthy Tetrault LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on June 2014Regular attendance is key to maintaining a successful, productive organization. A full-time job cannot be performed by a part-time employee. An employee should be expected to come to work ready to perform the requirements of their job every day; excessive tardiness and absenteeism cannot be...
|Ontario Court of Appeal puts the “Reasonable” back into “Reasonable Notice”|
Matthew Demeo, Daniel Pugen; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 3, 2014Determining the actual notice period an employee is entitled to upon termination is often a frustrating exercise for employers. This is especially true of the more recent case-law which has tended to place more emphasis on certain factors (age and tenure) at the expense of other factors (nature of...
|Too much of a “Good Thing”? Exclusivity and Enforcement in Licensing Agreements|
Elder C. Marques; McCarthy Tétrault LLP;
July 21, 2014, previously published on July 11, 2014Exclusive product or manufacturing licenses allow retailers to leverage a partnering business’s strengths, such as a strong brand name, loyal customer base, or state-of-the-art operations and supply chain management. With these benefits, retailers might be tempted to find multiple strategic...