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B.C. Court of Appeal clarifies when environmental assessments lapse

B.C. Court of Appeal clarifies when environmental assessments lapse

Resort will need second environmental assessment, after failing to get 'substantially started'

Canadian companies can face legal action in Canada for subsidiary’s crimes in foreign jurisdictions

Canadian companies can face legal action in Canada for subsidiary’s crimes in foreign jurisdictions

Plaintiffs argued company bears direct liability

Do-it-yourself regulation

Do-it-yourself regulation

In a world where consumers are always looking for opportunities to cut out middlemen and gatekeepers, finance is no exception.

Due diligence gets a makeover

Due diligence gets a makeover

When it comes to conducting due diligence in mergers and acquisitions, it’s all about looking for risks in a haystack of data, thanks in large part to the proliferation of documents and information to review for a proposed deal.

Competition Bureau chief expected to continue focus on Big Data

Competition Bureau chief expected to continue focus on Big Data

The Competition Bureau of Canada has appointed Matthew Boswell to commissioner of competition, a man with an eye toward Big Data, intellectual property, innovation and the digital economy.

Lawyers seeing steep penalties in securities settlements

Lawyers seeing steep penalties in securities settlements

Katanga Mining Ltd. has paid $28.5 million, plus costs of $1.5 million, as part of a settlement agreement for “material misstatements and failures to make adequate disclosure,” according to reasons released by the Ontario Securities Commission Bulletin.