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Blog Bite: How Will GDPR Affect Canadian Business?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is soon to take effect, meaning Canadian businesses who handle the per...

Blog Bite: Introduction To Canada’s PIPEDA

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how, on July 1, 1983, Canada’s Privacy Act was introduced to regulate how federal government institutions managed personal information. O...

Blog Bite: Who’s Responsible For Employee Privacy Breaches?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how companies collect and create mass amounts of data – a lot of it being of confidential nature. If not handled properly, the confidenti...

Blog Bite: How Will The GDPR Affect M&A?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the implentation of the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in the coming months. Special attention must be paid tow...

Blog Bite: Privacy Law: 2017 In Review

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how the Canadian privacy law underwent many changes in 2017. To ensure your privacy policies are secure, David B. Elder and Michael Rosenst...

Blog Bite: What do foreign employers need to know when conducting business in Ontario?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com is a must-read for foreign employers operating their businesses in Canada. It helps employers identify and understand the differences in Canadian...

Blog Bite: How far can employers go when screening potential job applicants in Quebec?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com deals with employment law in Quebec. It succinctly recaps the different types of employment relationships (i.e. a contract of employment versus a...

Blog Bite: What terms are essential in an Employment Agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com provides advice on the top twelve “must haves” for written employment contracts. Among the topics covered are what "consideration" might look...

Blog Bite: How Enforceable are “Notice of Resignation” Provisions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the case of BlackBerry Limited v. Marineau-Mes, in which an employee signed an employment contract that required him to give six months...

Blog Bite: What Constitutes Just Cause for Dismissal?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com outlines the circumstances that give rise to just cause for termination. Just cause for termination will be found where there is breakdown of the...

Blog Bite: What is the cost of terminating an employee?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com provides a concise overview of what costs are involved in terminating an employee in Ontario. It uses a key piece of legislation, the Employment ...

Blog Bite: What rights does an employee have if they’ve been deemed “unsuitable” for permanent employment during the probationary period?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explains the decision of Nagribianko v. Select Wine Merchants Ltd. where an employer terminated an employee during the probationary period on the...

Blog Bite: Can an employee terminated during a probationary period sue for wrongful dismissal?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com examines the Ontario case of Deacon v. Moxley wherein an employee successfully sued for wrongful termination even though his employer terminated ...

Blog Bite: What does “probation” mean for employers and employees in Ontario?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com examines what “probation” means to both an employer and an employee in respect of obligations and rights on termination. In particular, it ex...

Blog Bite: How do tax-exempt organizations differ in M&A transactions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com outlines “pros” and “cons” to determine what type of strategic option is best to combine the activities of tax-exempt organizations in th...

Blog Bite: Can parties rely on the “meeting of the minds” to save them from a mistake in an agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com examines the purpose of “entire agreement” clauses which are used to prevent parties who enter into a final contract from invoking prior disc...

Blog Bite: Does the landmark decision of Bhasin really impose a stand-alone duty of good faith?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com notes that the duty of good faith previously existed in the context of commercial real estate transactions. But the article is most useful becaus...

Blog Bite: Should a TSX-V public company announce its intentions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com is relevant for TSX-V public companies because it sets out the relevant factors that a board of directors should consider when making the decisio...

Blog Bite: Can a non-binding letter of intent ever trump the existence of a definitive agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com examines the surprising decision in IHAG-Holding, A.G. v. Intrawest Corporation, where the terms of a letter of intent were enforced instead of t...

Blog Bite: What does “material change” mean for public disclosure in M&A transactions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com is pertinent because it explains what is meant by a “material change” when it comes to reporting obligations for Canadian businesses. For exa...

Blog Bite: Mergers & acquisitions – what are the legal obligations of a non-binding letter of intent?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com considers a parties obligation to reach a definitive agreement despite a letter of intent (LOI) that states that the intent was non-binding. An a...

Blog Bite: What is the nature of transaction letters of intent?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explores the nature of transaction letters of intent or (LOI's). An LOI is typically used as the first step of a deal and should briefly outline ...

Blog Bite: When is a letter of intent binding?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com highlights how important it is for parties to clearly state their intentions when drafting a letter of intent (LOI). Parties may intend for an LO...

Blog Bite: Letters of intent, binding or non binding?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com illustrates how a letter of intent (LOI) can be interpreted as either binding, or non-binding on both parties. To avoid drafting a legally bindin...

Blog Bite: How Do I Negotiate a Share Purchase or M&A?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com contextualizes the role of the letter of intent in the negotiation process, orders the series of events that take place in most negotiations invo...
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