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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,...

 

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...

 

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.

 

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...

 

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...

 

HTMLLooking for a Nanny? - Consider Your Legal Obligations and Responsibilities as an Employer
Eric D'Aoust; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
January 3, 2017, previously published on November 30, 2016
For parents of children with severe allergies, whose children are very close in age, or parents of multiple children, hiring a nanny is sometimes the only option to consider for a planned return to work. For others, it is a decision based on financial ability and convenience. Whatever your reason...

 

HTMLSafeguarding the Arbitration Process: Court Deters Frivolous Claims of Arbitrator Bias
R. Aaron Rubinoff, John Siwiec; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2016, previously published on November 02, 2016
Two benefits that are commonly cited in favour of arbitration are the ability to select the decision-maker and the finality of awards. Two recent decisions of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice have further emphasized these benefits by awarding substantial indemnity costs against parties who...

 

HTMLLegalized Marijuana: Lessons From the U.S. Experience
Alicia Czarnowski, Timothy J. McCunn; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2016, previously published on October 24, 2016
In December 2015, the Government of Canada announced in its Speech from the Throne that it would begin the process of legalizing and regulating recreational access to marijuana. Though the possession and selling of marijuana remains a criminal offence until a full legislative and regulatory regime...

 

HTMLSeeing is NOT Believing: Trademark Solicitation Scams
Marina Stipanac; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 25, 2016, previously published on October 18, 2016
Depending on which side of equation you are on, you may consider revenue made by sending trademark notices offering fake or useless services to trademark owners a resourceful business practice. If you are a trademark owner, you may not be amused by this view.

 

HTMLDealing with the Canada Revenue Agency
Gregory Sanders; Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP/s.r.l.;
Legal Alert/Article
October 17, 2016, previously published on October 10, 2016
The Canada Revenue Agency (“CRA”) is empowered with the administration and enforcement of the Income Tax Act (the “Act”). In connection with this, numerous issues arise for taxpayers in their interactions with CRA in respect of the administration and enforcement of the Act....

 


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