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|Parliament Looks to Enhance Shareholder Democracy and Gender Diversity Disclosure|
Joseph DiPonio, Stephen P. Robertson; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
October 20, 2016, previously published on October 13, 2016On September 28, 2016, the Canadian parliament tabled Bill C-25 ("Bill") for first reading which proposes amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act ("CBCA"). Of particular interest to reporting issuers incorporated under the CBCA are amendments requiring: (1) changes to...
|Ontario Reintroduces Patients First Act, 2016 with Important Changes|
Meghan Lindo, Lydia Wakulowsky; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
October 20, 2016, previously published on October 13, 2016On October 6, 2016, the Ontario Legislature reintroduced the Patients First Act, 2016 as Bill 41. Bill 41 is very similar to its predecessor, Bill 210, which was introduced in June 2016, but makes some important changes to the previous bill.
|CFPB Single-Director Structure Unconstitutional: CFPB Director Now Serves at President’s Will|
Thomas M. Byrne, Matt Gatewood, Kymberly Kochis, Lewis S. Wiener; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
October 14, 2016, previously published on October 14, 2016A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled October 11, 2016, that the current structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is unconstitutional. The court concluded that an independent agency such as the CFPB cannot have a single director...
|Government of Canada Approves Pacific NorthWest LNG Project|
Bradley M. Eidsness, Donald E. Greenfield, William S. Osler, Vivek T.A. Warrier; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 12, 2016, previously published on September 28, 2016On September 27, 2016, the Government of Canada approved the Pacific NorthWest LNG natural gas liquefaction and export facility, sending a strong signal that it is committed to growing Canada's role as a global energy supplier.
|Massachusetts Outlook: The Remainder of 2016 and Beyond|
Steve Baddour, Dan Connelly, Julie Cox, Max Fathy, David L. O'Connor; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 4, 2016After closing the book on the formal sessions in July, Massachusetts lawmakers have turned their attention to the November election. The Senate and House of Representatives convene in informal sessions for the remainder of the year and no controversial legislative matters are expected to pass...
|ISAO Standards Group Releases Guidelines for Information Sharing|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
October 7, 2016, previously published on October 7, 2016Information and Sharing and Analysis Organizations, or ISAOs, can now look to four new publications for guidance in establishing ISAOs and in sharing cybersecurity information and interacting with the intelligence community, law enforcement agencies, U.S. regulatory agencies, and the Department of...
|Supreme Court of Georgia Clarifies Constitutional Protections for Commenting on Public Controversies|
Duane Morris LLP;
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 15, 2016In its recent decision in Cottrell v. Smith, S16A0013, 2016 Ga. LEXIS 473 (July 8, 2016), the Georgia Supreme Court addressed a number of topics that are common in many defamation cases and clarified the law in the areas of defamation per se, limited purpose public figures and actual malice. The...
|New York Governor Signs New Ethics Law; JCOPE Issues Emergency Regulations Changing Disclosure Obligations, Guidance for Architects and Engineers|
Mark F. Glaser, Joshua L. Oppenheimer; Greenberg Traurig, LLP;
October 5, 2016, previously published on September 29, 2016As we advised in our previous GT Alert issued in late June, at the close of the regularly scheduled session, the New York State Legislature enacted a bill (the Ethics Reform Legislation) making substantial changes to disclosure obligations imposed on entities that lobby, are clients of lobbyists,...
|Vitter Announces Federal Disaster Assistance for Louisiana Flood Recovery|
Taylor Porter Brooks Phillips L.L.P.;
October 3, 2016, previously published on September 22, 2016U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) today announced that the short-term continuing resolution will include federal disaster assistance for Louisiana flood recovery, following the deadly, historic flooding disaster in South Louisiana last month. The Senate is expected to consider this language in the...
|Gov. Edwards Announces Post-Flooding, Restore Louisiana Task Force|
Taylor Porter Brooks Phillips L.L.P.;
October 3, 2016, previously published on September 14, 2016Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the Restore Louisiana Task Force, which is charged with overseeing the state’s recovery efforts from the recent historic flooding across South Louisiana.