A&O is the first magic circle firm to tiptoe into Canada but despite the strong economy, there is good reason why local players are not expecting a stampede
The food and agribusiness industry is booming, with farmland investments offering alternatives to work in the stalled commodities sector
Kirkland & Ellis and Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz are among the firms lined up to advise on Burger King’s $11.4bn (£6.9bn) acquisition of Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons.
The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has appointed Jeff Davis as its general counsel, corporate secretary and senior vice-president of corporate affairs.
Allen & Overy (A&O) put a Canada launch on the back burner in 2011, choosing instead to focus on Australia. A&O’s future Toronto head reveals what was behind the change of heart.
Tips from a former privacy regulator download subscription
Chantal Bernier provides five tips that can benefit companies in responding to a privacy regulator.
Staying power: success stories in global healthcare download subscription
‘Staying power: success stories in global healthcare’ identifies four key principles underlying healthcare transformation, and five practical ways to make change happen.
British Columbia’s Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act: certainty for industry… at a cost download subscription
British Columbia is developing a liquefied natural gas industry. A key step in furthering the progress of LNG projects is the introduction of an LNG tax regime.
Health Alert — Vision Eye Institute v Kitchen & Anor; Health Administration Corporation v George D Angus; and more download subscription
DLA Piper has released the 27 October 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Revised lobbyists’ code of conduct consultation download subscription
The commissioner of lobbying, pursuant to powers in the Lobbying Act, has published a revised code of conduct and invited written submissions on these proposed revisions.
Guindon: SCC hearing scheduled for 5 December 2014 download subscription
This highly anticipated appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada has been scheduled for hearing, and the parties have now filed their factums in the appeal.
Court considers safety, fatigue of replacement workers in granting picketing injunction download subscription
A British Columbia judge has considered an employer’s concerns for the safety of replacement workers, in granting an injunction against picketing workers.
Foreign charities and the changing landscape of CRA charity audits download subscription
There has been a flurry of recent scrutiny and activity in the areas of foreign and domestic charities.
Federal Not-For-Profit Corporations Act: what’s next? download subscription
Industry Canada has published a Q&A on the next steps for those entities that have not yet continued under the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act.
Flexibility for ‘divcos’ in the Canadian dollar high-yield market download subscription
The Canadian dollar high-yield market continues to provide flexibility to public dividend-paying issuers to implement and maintain their distribution policies through specific and customised dividend baskets.
‘An employee does not necessarily get one free sexual harassment before he loses his job’, says arbitrator in upholding dismissal download subscription
An arbitrator has upheld the dismissal of a unionised employee for one incident of sexual harassment and threats on Facebook.
Health Alert — Gray v Richards; Psychology Board of Australia v G; health insurance legislation amendment; and more download subscription
DLA Piper has released the 20 October 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.
Tax Court: mini storage not a ‘small business’ download subscription
In 0742443 BC Ltd v The Queen, the Tax Court considered whether the taxpayer’s business of providing mini-storage and associated services was a ‘specified investment business’.