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HTMLSECURITIES ALERT - Better Access to Capital for Listed Issuers New Prospectus Exemption Effective February 11, 2015
Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2015, previously published on December 1, 2014
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has indicated it will implement amendments to OSC Rule 45-501 Prospectus Registration Exemptions effective February 11, 2015 in order to implement the previously proposed existing security holder prospectus exemption (the ¿Exemption¿).

 

HTMLSupreme Court Empowers Summary Judgment Motion Judges
Owen Bourns; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2015, previously published on December 5, 2014
In its January 2014 decision in Hryniak v. Mauldin[1] the Supreme Court of Canada sought to further clarify both the test for summary judgment and a judge¿s powers on a motion for summary judgment.

 

HTMLBig Changes Coming to Canadian Trade-mark Law
Jennifer McKay; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2015, previously published on November 18, 2014
Canada¿s new Trade-marks Act and Regulations are expected to be proclaimed into force towards end of 2015 or early 2016. Some of the more significant changes are set out below.

 

HTMLSpousal Sponsorships and Appeals: What You Need to Know
Jacqueline J. Bonisteel, Warren L. Creates; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2015, previously published on December 9, 2014
A Canadian citizen or permanent resident is entitled to sponsor their spouse, common-law partner or conjugal partner for Canadian permanent residence. The concept may be simple, but the process can be fraught with complications and delays. This article describes some important considerations, and...

 

HTMLSECURITIES ALERT - Changes to Corporate Governance Disclosure New Requirements Effective After December 31, 2014
Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2015, previously published on January 1, 2015
The Ontario Securities Commission and most other jurisdictions in Canada (the ¿Participating Jurisdictions¿) are implementing amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices and Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure (the ¿Amendments¿). The amendments...

 

HTMLSupreme Court of Canada Allows Criminal Intercepts to be Disclosed in a Civil Context
Margaret R. Truedale; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2015, previously published on November 20, 2014
In the decision of Imperial Oil v. Jacques[1], the Supreme Court of Canada determined that electronic interceptions of private communications gathered in a criminal process were disclosable in the context of a civil proceeding.

 

HTMLImproving International Dispute Resolution: Leading Arbitral Institutions Update and Innovate
Barry Leon, John Siwiec; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 15, 2015, previously published on November 24, 2014
Over the past few months two leading international arbitration institutions have updated their arbitration rules and added some innovative provisions, as did other leading arbitral institutions over the past few years.

 

HTMLIssues to Consider for Corporations Contemplating Crowdfunding
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon, Lorraine Mastersmith; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 3, 2014
The Ontario Securities Commission (the “OSC”), has taken the first step towards considering a potential crowdfunding exemption as part of its wider review of the exempt market in Ontario. As part of this review, the OSC has set out a crowdfunding exemption concept (the “model...

 

HTMLAre Sellers Required by Law to Disclose a Death or Murder in the Home?
Michael T. Brown; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014
A few years ago, I purchased my home. It was an Estate Sale. As part of the negotiations, I inevitably asked my Realtor to enquire to the vendor’s Realtor, “did the deceased pass away in the home?” The Realtor for the vendor confirmed that as far as she knew, the deceased passed...

 

HTMLCase Summary: Ottawa Athletic Club Inc. v The Athletic Club Group Inc.
Paul W. Braunovan; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
September 30, 2014, previously published on September 23, 2014
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada has given some trade-mark owners pause for concern. On July 9, 2014 Justice Russell from the Federal Court ordered to have The Athletic Club trademark struck from the trademark registry. Justice Russell also prohibited the fitness club from using the...

 


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