Canadian courts delivered several hard-hitting decisions affecting Canadian businesses in 2019 and 2020, including the long-awaited release of the Supreme Court of Canada’s administrative law trilogy
Renewable energy sources remain on the ascendant as green technology enters the mainstream and concern over environmental pollution and global warming remain — and that growth is expected to continue
Courts have emphasized that the Indigenous consultation standards on both governments and proponents of pipeline and other infrastructure projects are high but achievable
Critics argue that regulations prevent large food companies from entering the edible cannabis market and that cosmetic and topical products containing cannabis might be best sold in drugstores
Corporate directors must consider both multiple stakeholders and multiple challenges: from activist shareholders to environmental, social and governance issues to the oversight of corporate conduct ...
Canadian Utilities Limited, an ATCO company, completed the sale of its entire Canadian fossil fuel-based electricity generation portfolio for, in aggregate, approximately $835 million.
On July 23, 2019, Compass Datacenters, LLC (“Compass”) announced that it completed its acquisition of ROOT Data Center (“ROOT”), a Canadian wholesale data centre provider, by way of share purchase.
Gibson Energy reached financial close of the implementation of its medium term note program and its initial C$500m issuance of MTNs
Partner at Torys LLP Linda Plumpton has been invited to become a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
Matt Cockburn will become managing partner at Torys LLP on April 1, 2020
The USMCA, which is yet to be ratified, would affect several significant aspects of Canadian copyright, patent and trademark law and practice
Great-West Lifeco Inc., a subsidiary of Power Financial Corporation, itself a subsidiary of Power Corporation of Canada, successfully closed a substantial issuer bid to purchase $2 billion of its ...
US - Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM) of Canada has definitively agreed to acquire a 65.562% majority interest or 88.564 mil class A and class B common shares in Oaktree Capital Group LLC, a ...
A large number of Private Equity funds are in the latter part of their life cycles. That’s a lot of dry powder sitting around in search of the right opportunities
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
Nemaska Lithium’s $1.1-billion financing required a ‘staggering’ number of agreements
CANADA - KKR & Co. Inc. of the US (KKR) agreed to acquire the assets of SemCAMS ULC (SemCAMS), a Calgary-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, ultimately owned by SemGroup Corp ...
Firms are learning to adapt and prosper in the age of Artificial Intelligence
Plans for CEO succession often leave out death and disaster
Special purpose acquisition corporations, or SPACs, have evolved in Canada, as legal advisors experiment with creative uses for the investment vehicle