Mining For Green Opportunities In Carbon Markets
November 08, 2022
Steven Bennett and Thomas McInerney write in Canadian Mining Journal on how miners love to talk about “the markets,” but increasingly at industry conferences it is the carbon markets, and not just the stock markets, that has everyone’s attention.
Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - October 2022
October 31, 2022
The 22nd edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, features an overview of recent cases of note and cases under appeal. Additionally, the publication includes a report on Canada (AG) v. Collins Family Trust, 2022 SCC 26.
Americas Antitrust Review 2023: Merger Review in Canada
October 13, 2022
Adam Kalbfleisch and Kyle Donnelly write in the Americas Antitrust Review 2023 on the structure and practice for merger review under the Canadian Competition Act. They examine issues related to challenges by the Commissioner of Competition, and potential remedies when issues arise—as well as the enforcement approach to merger review by the Competition Bureau, including recent developments.
ESG Guidance for Pension Plan Investment and Risk Management
October 13, 2022
Radha Curpen writes on the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities' draft guideline for ESG considerations in pension plan management in Business in Vancouver's Business Excellence Series. Radha was a member of the CAPSA working group that drafted the guideline.
M&A Activity Year-To-Date Is Better Than Before Pandemic
October 12, 2022
Canadian Lawyer reports on Bennett Jones' Q3 look at the M&A landscape. Linda Misetich Dann, Christian Gauthier and Harinder Basra say there is a lot of interest in dealmaking, with the latest numbers on M&A activity beating those from before the pandemic. M&A activity has slowed in the first nine months of 2022.
Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes - August 2022
August 22, 2022
The 21st edition of Bennett Jones on Tax Disputes, published on Taxnet Pro by Thomson Reuters, focuses on an overview of the recent trends in Canada Revenue Agency's requests for tax information from a foreign country. The publication also outlines cases of note and the litigation status of current key cases, including Canada (AG) v Collins Family Trust, 2022 SCC 26.
For all Personkind? Mining on the Moon
August 08, 2022
Sander Grieve writes in Canadian Mining Journal on what the rules of mining in space might look like. It may not be at Canadian boardroom tables yet, but the federal government has started to turn its policy engine to contemplate conditions in the great unknown—starting with the moon.
Summary Applications on Duty to Defend
July 29, 2022
Christine A. Viney, Bruce Mellett and Patrick Schembri write about the Alberta Court of Appeal's summary of the key principles that apply when an insured seeks a declaration that an insurer’s duty to defend has been triggered before liability in the underlying action has been determined in the Lawyer's Daily.
Eligible Financial Contracts Post-Bellatrix
June 17, 2022
Kelsey Meyer, Denise Bright, Mark Powell, Katherine Fisher and Adam Williams write in the National Insolvency Review on Eligible Financial Contracts Post-Bellatrix: A Multi-Disciplinary Perspective on the Current Status of the Law.
Weaponizing the Financial System Brings Money Laundering Risks
May 30, 2022
Nathan Shaheen writes in Thought Leaders 4 FIRE Magazine Issue 9 - FIRE International 2022 Vilamoura Edition.
Nathan writes: "In response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Western countries and their allies have weaponized the global financial system to target the worldwide assets of Russia and its wealthy oligarchs."
Product Liability Causes of Action in 2022
May 12, 2022
Ashley Paterson and Julien Sicco write on product liability causes of action in 2022 in the Lawyer's Daily, noting that recent decisions in this area continue to shape its evolution.