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Agricultural Law Netletter

May 14, 2018 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 395

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How Smart is Your Contract? Legal Considerations Around Smart Contracts

May 10, 2018 | Toronto

Ontario Bar Association Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law section

In a 2016 report[1] by the World Economic Forum, it was suggested that smart contracts based on blockchain technology could potentially codify financial agreements in a shared platform and guarantee execution based on mutually agreed conditions. This would significantly reduce manual...

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Agricultural Law Netletter

April 25, 2018 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 394

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Agricultural Law Netletter

April 25, 2018 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 393

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The TCJA and Beyond

April 12, 2018 | Edmonton

The TCJA and Beyond

OUR 2017 STEP Journal article discussed British Columbia’s 15 per cent property transfer tax (the Vancouver tax), applicable to certain foreign buyers of residential property in the Greater Vancouver regional district. On 21 April 2017, the Ontario government followed suit...

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Ontario’s Rules for Distributing Securities Abroad: How They May Impact Security Token Offerings

April 4, 2018 | Toronto

As reported in our previous notice, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) recently introduced Rule 72-503 Distributions Outside Canada (“Rule 72-503”), which came into force on March 31, 2018, and set out rules applicable to the issuances of securities outside of...

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Ce que les entrepreneurs Québécois doivent savoir quand ils feront des affaires en Ontario

April 4, 2018 | Montréal

Journal Construire

L’industrie de la construction partout au Canada est très compétitive, particulièrement en Ontario qui connaît actuellement une augmentation significative des projets d’infrastructures à haute valeur ajoutée pour différentes catégories d’actifs. Les entreprises québécoises doivent s’assurer qu’elles sont structurées adéquatement pour...

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Liability issues – Avoiding litigation through mediation and arbitration

April 4, 2018 | Calgary

Canadian Consulting Engineer

An engineer has several ways to protect itself from liability, including working only within defined areas of practice competence, careful peer review to limit errors, comprehensive insurance, and careful contracting to limit liability exposure. An engineer is best served by...

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Can a Non-Compete Protect Your Business?

April 4, 2018 | Toronto

Canadian Consulting Engineer

Employers keen to protect their business commonly put non-competition clauses in their employment contracts, or a stand-alone non-competition agreement. A duty not to compete during the period of employment is fine, and even implicit in every employment relationship. One that...

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Santé et sécurité au travail : quand le raccourci sur un chantier devient un homicide

April 4, 2018 | Montréal

Journal Constructo

Pour un employeur, prendre les mesures nécessaires pour assurer la sécurité du travailleur, c’est une obligation. Les employeurs récalcitrants l’ont depuis longtemps appris à leurs dépens en recevant des constats d’infraction pénale. Toutefois, les poursuites dirigées contre les entrepreneurs en...

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