Canadian courts delivered a number of notable decisions that affected Canadian business in 2018, including the Federal Court of Appeal overturning Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General)
A recent landmark tax court decision cuts to the heart of what constitutes a financial service and potentially impacts every Canadian bank and credit union that issues a credit card under its name.
‘Awareness is up but preparedness is flat’ as companies try to keep up with data privacy concerns
Clients are hoping for a clear process to come out of the changes in Bill C-69
In a complex business world, lawyers must get better at understanding their clients’ needs from an interdisciplinary perspective
EU's privacy rules have broad reach, even for Canadian companies with no European business
A restaurateur takes Brewers Retail to court over charges of price fixing
Canadian law firms go where the work takes them on mega projects
AI isn’t coming to law. It’s already here — and in a big way — as law firms augment their corporate legal services to exploit heretofore unheard-of efficiencies
Due Diligence on any Assets in an M&A is difficult enough to conduct. But when you’re talking about Big Data, who knows what breaches, what information, need to be considered?
Last year’s Top 10 Deals were all about combining forces, as companies sought out efficiencies and clout in the market.
Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation will soon come into force, requiring major Canadian companies to carry new costs associated with a higher standard of data privacy.
As a multicultural, bilingual nation with civil and common law jurisdictions, Canada should be a natural hub for International Arbitration. So why isn’t it? Recent provincial amendments aim to make ...
Global law firms may offer a “one-stop shop,” but when it comes to international coverage, law firm network referrals are offering the independents competition.
The promise of Artificial Intelligence in M&A — performing extensive and reliable due diligence searches rapidly — will change corporate law in ways we can’t yet predict.
Accounting firms in Canada have thus far been unable to break into high-end business law, but patience may yet bear fruit as they continue to build capacity in legal services.
A look at the conclusion of a case in which four parties had attempted to seize assets from Kyrgyzaltyn JSC, a gold mining company owned by the state of Kyrgyzstan, to satisfy the parties’ arbitral ...
Law firms continue to take action to address their diversity shortfalls
Foreign businesses have long used Canada as a beachhead for entering the US market. That role has never been more important as the US moves toward protectionism.
Law departments have begun to change the way they do pro bono. Beyond merely supporting worthy causes, companies are now organizing “signature” initiatives and rolling them out company-wide.