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CBA suggests copyright law amendments

  • January 08, 2019
  • Ann Macaulay

There are a lot of stakeholders interested in the government’s statutory review of the the Copyright Act. Ann Macaulay starts with Bryan Adams, and goes on from there.

Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System

  • January 08, 2019
  • Carolynne Burkholder

The Supreme Court of Canada said last month it’s constitutional. So what’s going on with the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System? Carolynne Burkholder gives us an update.

Firming up Canada’s stance on immunity and leniency

  • August 27, 2018
  • Ann Macaulay

Many Canadians were outraged after Loblaw Companies Ltd. and its parent company George Weston Ltd. secured immunity from prosecution last year by coming forward and cooperating in an alleged bread price-fixing scheme. The fact that immunity was granted reinforced a widely held opinion that the federal government is soft on white-collar crime and corruption.

Business moves: Navigating CETA’s mobility provisions

  • August 27, 2018

The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement, which came into effect in September 2017, is marketed as a “progressive free trade agreement which covers virtually all sectors and aspects of Canada-EU trade in order to eliminate or reduce barriers.”

Right to be forgotten sets privacy against freedom of expression

  • August 27, 2018
  • Doug Beazley

Sir Timothy John Berners-Lee, the British engineer credited with inventing the World Wide Web, called it “dangerous.” Jimmy Wales, founder of Wikipedia, described it as “deeply immoral.” The New York Times warned darkly that it could “undermine press freedoms and freedom of speech.”

It’s becoming easier to be green – with better returns

  • May 25, 2018
  • Doug Beazley

One of the sessions at this year’s Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Summit in Winnipeg will look at the environment by way of financial markets. Green investing isn’t just about virtue-signalling any more.

Can we do business? Making trade deals work for you

  • May 25, 2018
  • Kim Covert

Corporate counsel are strategic partners in their companies. And one way they can show their worth is by boning up on Canada’s international trade agreements. Knowing how to make trade deals – or even international sanctions – add to the bottom line is good business.