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HTMLTrump’s Travel Ban: America’s Loss, Canada’s Enduring Opportunity
Warren L. Creates; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 29, 2017, previously published on February 3, 2017
Canada and the United States are friends, partners and allies; in trade, in security, and in international affairs. What happens south of the border impacts Canada heavily, for better or for worse. It is no wonder, then, that when Canadians woke up Saturday morning to news of Trump’s...

 

HTMLRegulators Review Rights Offerings
Philip Aubry, Dirk Bouwer, Conor J. Cronin, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon, Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 29, 2017, previously published on February 7, 2017
On December 8, 2015, securities regulators, including the Ontario Securities Commission (the “OSC”) adopted an amendment to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions designed to create a streamlined prospectus exemption for rights offerings conducted by reporting issuers (the...

 

HTMLWhat’s New in Real Estate - Exploring Recent Changes to the Land Transfer Tax Act in Ontario
Patrick N. Aubry; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 28, 2017, previously published on January 20, 2017
On December 8, 2016, Bill 70, Building Ontario Up for Everyone Act (Budget Measures), 2016, received royal assent (the “Bill”). Amongst other things, the Bill has made several changes to the Land Transfer Tax Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. L.6 (the “Act”) in Ontario, which could...

 

HTMLWhen Can an Employee’s Off-Duty Conduct Give Rise to Disciplinary Action?
Karin Pagé; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 28, 2017, previously published on January 16, 2017
An employee may be disciplined, and even terminated for cause, where his or her off-duty conduct interferes with and prejudices the employer’s business interests and operations, or its reputation with the public.

 

HTMLBrexit, European Patents and the Unified European Patent
Adrian C. O'Donnell; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 21, 2017, previously published on January 11, 2017
Whilst a lot of hot air has been expelled over “Brexit” and its potential impacts on the UK and the European Union the question of how it impacts intellectual property (IP) rights has for most slid under the radar. For you as an IP holder the picture is now more complicated than it was...

 

HTMLEnhancing Financial Disclosure for Reporting Issuers
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, David Lowdon, Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 12, 2017, previously published on December 28, 2016
The Office of the Chief Accountant of the OSC recently published its observations on various financial reporting topics relevant to reporting issuers. These observations are intended to enhance disclosure effectiveness and to highlight OSC expectations for financial disclosure. In general terms,...

 

HTMLWhat Happens to Property When Common-Law Couples Separate?
Bryce Dillon; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 12, 2017, previously published on December 22, 2016
In Ontario, the property rights of married or formerly married spouses are governed by the Family Law Act (“FLA”). As a general rule, the FLA calculates the growth in net worth of each spouse during the marriage and splits the difference equally between them.

 

HTMLThe Value of Intellectual Property Registration
Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 12, 2017, previously published on January 5, 2017
Business people do not have access to unlimited funds, and they realize that those funds that they do have must be carefully allocated within their business. However, a recent decision of the Federal Court illustrates what can happen when serious consideration of intellectual property issues is...

 

HTMLWill Legal Marijuana Be One of History's Most Disruptive Technologies?
Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 3, 2017, previously published on December 5, 2016
The market potential for legalized marijuana is enormous. One market in particular that could be significantly impacted is alcohol beverages - a trillion dollar market. Another is the “wellness” market - selling of a natural product with significant health benefits, from pain management...

 

HTMLA Brief Review of Social Host Liability in Canada
Ally Czarnowski; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 3, 2017, previously published on November 24, 2016
With the holidays drawing near, many social calendars are filling up with work parties, friendly get-togethers, and lavish family dinners. Undoubtedly, much time and effort goes in to planning these occasions. However, hosts ought to take a quick break from cooking their turkeys to consider some...

 


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