Legal Articles: Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.

 







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HTMLSupreme Court of Canada Finds Lawyer Guilty of Civil Contempt for Returning Funds to Client
Margaret R. Truesdale; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015
In a case that should be regarded carefully by all lawyers and other professionals who handle client funds, the Supreme Court of Canada found in Carey v. Laken, 2015 SCC 17 that a lawyer was guilty of civil contempt when the lawyer returned money to a client from his trust account in the face of a...

 

HTMLSecurities Alert - May 2015
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon, Lorraine Mastersmith; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2015, previously published on May 06, 2015
The CSA recently announced it will introduce amendments to the continuous disclosure obligations and audit committee composition requirements of venture issuers (the “Venture Issuer Amendments”) The Venture Issuer Amendments will come into force on June 30, 2015.

 

HTMLWorking in Canada: What is Work, and when is a Work Permit needed?
Jacqueline J. Bonisteel, Warren L. Creates; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2015, previously published on May 06, 2015
In the Canadian immigration context, ‘work’ is broadly defined. Even volunteers, those providing services in a private residence, and student interns may require a work permit, and may run into trouble if they do not have one. This article helps to explain when a work permit is needed...

 

HTMLChanges to Accredited Investor Prospectus Exemption
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon, Lorraine Mastersmith; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 7, 2015, previously published on April 1, 2015
The Canadian Securities Administrators (‘CSA”) have announced the implementation of amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions (“NI45-106”), which are scheduled to go into effect on May 5, 2015 (the “Amendments”). The Amendments implement some...

 

HTMLCraft Brewery Succession Planning: Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Conor J. Cronin; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 24, 2015
The burgeoning craft brewing industry in Ontario is set to take off. While success is in no way guaranteed, the growth potential in the market makes it a good idea to think about what you want to see happen down the road. This includes succession planning.

 

HTMLSupreme Court Confirms Duty to Perform Contracts Honestly
Owen Bourns; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 18, 2015
The Supreme Court’s recent decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew enshrined into Canada’s common law the concept of a “duty of to perform contracts honestly”. Take note that this case is not about a duty to negotiate an agreement in good faith, but rather concerns performance...

 

HTMLBetter Capital Raising Opportunities for Small Businesses and Start-ups
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon, Lorraine Mastersmith; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 9, 2015, previously published on March 11, 2015
The first source of funding for many small businesses or start-ups is the owner’s network of family, friends and business associates. While other jurisdictions have a prospectus exemption catering to this fundraising opportunity, for several years Ontario has not. The Ontario Securities...

 

HTMLTwo Big Bills - Marina Stipanac, Registered Trade-mark Agent
Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2015, previously published on February 13, 2015
After years of failing to catch up with other developed countries in bringing its copyright and trademark laws into the 21st century, 2014 will be remembered as the year of big IP reforms in Canada. Bill C-31 is one of the two major bills that will, once it comes into force, bring major changes to...

 

HTMLExpress Entry: Top 5 Tips
Jacqueline J. Bonisteel, Warren L. Creates; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 3, 2015, previously published on February 10, 2015
On January 1st of this year, the Canadian federal government launched a revamped ‘Express Entry’ system for economic immigration to Canada. This article outlines the basics of Express Entry and provides our Top Five Tips for potential applicants.

 

HTMLRegulators Propose new Rights Issue Exemption
Michael A. Gerrior, Sue Kavanagh, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon, Lorraine Mastersmith; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 27, 2015, previously published on February 11, 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...

 


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