Newsletter: Securities Law Update
Canada Introduces Resource Sector Transparency Act to Fight Corruption
By Andrew Charters On October 23, 2014, the Canadian government introduced the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the
Larry Munn will be presenting today at a luncheon seminar being put on by the BC Society of Fellows of The Insurance Institute of Canada. Larry will be speaking on what insureds need to know about cyber liability exposures since corporations are increasingly becoming the victims of cyber-related attacks that result in data breaches and its misappropriation or misuse. The BC Society of Fellows is a registered non-profit Society of graduates of The Insurance Institute of Canada’s Fellowship program formed to provide a forum for members to exchange views on insurance and related matters.
David Austin was quoted in the December 4, 2014 edition of Business in Vancouver, "Independent producers add private juice to BC’s public power grid". In the article, David discusses the financial risks of independent power producers.
On Friday, November 28th Clark Wilson Partner, Lyall D. Knott, Q.C. received a Certificate of Service for his long-time service as the Honourary Captain, Canadian Fleet Pacific, Royal Canadian Navy. The Certificate was presented to Capt(N) Knott by Canada’s Chief of Defence Staff, General Tom Lawson, assisted by the Commander of the Canadian Fleet Pacific, Commodore Bob Auchterlonie.
November 24.14Curing Deficiencies in Wills – Contrasting British Columbia and Alberta
In previous blog posts dated February 28 and May 27, we suggested that when the…
November 14.14Duty of Good Faith and Honest Performance Extended to All Contracts in Canada
On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada updated…
December 15.14Combating Counterfeit Products Act Receives Royal Assent
On December 9,2014 Royal Assent was given to Bill C-8, the Combating…
December 8.14Canadian Securities Regulators Propose to Revive and Streamline Rights Offerings
On November 27, 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) published for…