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HTMLHow Your Social Media Presence Can Impact Your Personal Injury Claim
Alanna Mar; Perley-Robertson Hill McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2016, previously published on April 19, 2016
Almost 1.6 billion people are active every month on Facebook. Instagram has more than 400 million monthly active users. While many social media users may consider their activity inconsequential, social media posts can cause serious damage to your personal injury claim.

 

HTMLThe Use of Trusts
Gregory Sanders; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
May 12, 2016, previously published on April 15, 2016
Trusts have been around for six centuries. In that timespan, their uses have evolved as circumstances have changed. Trusts were first used to distinguish between legal ownership and beneficial ownership. Trusts evolved out of this environment to find equitable solutions to difficult problems. Today...

 

HTMLOntario Securities Commission Amends Take-Over Bid Regime
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, Lorraine Mastersmith, Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2016, previously published on April 1, 2016
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has announced it intends to adopt National Instrument 62-104 Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids (NI-62-104) on May 9, 2016. Currently, the regime governing take-over bids and early warning reporting is harmonized throughout all jurisdictions of Canada, except...

 

HTMLMore than Beer, Ham and Cheese
Marina Stipanac; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
April 14, 2016, previously published on March 14, 2016
As reported earlier, Canada and the European Union started negotiating the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) back in 2009. It was expected that the Agreement will take effect in 2016; however, the document has recently undergone some changes and the new timeline for coming into...

 

HTMLOntario Securities Commission Provides Tips and Guidance for Reporting Insiders
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, Lorraine Mastersmith, Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 18, 2016, previously published on March 1, 2016
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently reviewed the records of approximately 1,500 reporting insiders to assess compliance with the insider reporting requirements of the Securities Act (Ontario) and National Instrument 55-104 Insider Reporting Requirements and Exemptions (NI 55-104). In...

 

HTMLRequirement for Notice to Municipal Defendants
Caroline C. Failes; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 17, 2016, previously published on March 10, 2016
In Ontario, if a municipality fails to maintain its bridges, roads and sidewalks in a reasonable state of repair, the municipality is liable for all damages that any person sustains because of the default.[1] However, a short, largely unknown deadline in the Municipal Act, 2001 may bar any...

 

HTMLA Busy Year for Capital Raising Exemptions
Dirk Bouwer, Michael A. Gerrior, Robert P. Kinghan, Lorraine Mastersmith, Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2016, previously published on Februairy 4, 2016
The past year has seen the introduction of many new capital raising prospectus exemptions in Ontario. This summary provides a brief overview of the new capital raising opportunities available to start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the corresponding investment opportunities...

 

HTMLIP Protection at the Border: The Trans Pacific Partnership
Paul W. Braunovan; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
March 4, 2016, previously published on February 16, 2016
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a trade agreement signed on February 4, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. The TPP is not yet in force as it still needs to be ratified by the twelve member countries. The TPP will expand the rights and responsibilities of customs officials with respect to...

 

Adobe PDFNew Invasion of Privacy Tort Recognized in Ontario
Brett Hodgins; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 16, 2016, previously published on February 5, 2016
Rapidly developing technology in the digital age is causing equally rapid evolution in the law. In 2012 the Ontario Court of Appeal recognized for the first time an invasion of privacy tort called “intrusion upon seclusion ” in the case of Jones v. Tsige.

 

Adobe PDFChanges to the Condominium Act
Joshua D. Sprague; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
February 16, 2016, previously published on February 1, 2016
Bill 106 (the Protecting Condominium Owners Act, 2015) received Royal Assent in the Ontario legislature on December 3, 2015. Bill 106 is the result of an 18-month public engagement process, the Condominium Act Review (the “Review”), which involved condominium owners, developers,...

 


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