Major Challenges On The Horizon: The Act To Modify The Organization And Governance Of The Health And Social Services Network, In Particular By Abolishing The Regional Agencies – Bill 10

10/28/2014

​​In recent months, a persistent rumour has been making the rounds to the effect that a major reform of the health and social services network was in the works

Advisory Council On Government Assets – Initial Recommendations For Hydro One And Ontario Power Generation, And Updates On The Merger Of The Independent Electricity System Operator And The Ontario Power Authority

10/28/2014

On Friday, October 17, 2014, Ed Clark gave remarks at the C.D. Howe Institute on the Council’s initial recommendations for restructuring government-owned assets

Canada Issues Revised Back-to-Back Loan Rules

10/27/2014

​​In an article published in Tax Notes International, Steve Suarez of BLG's Tax Group provides an in-depth analysis of the October 20th version of the back-to-back loan proposals originally announced in the 2014 federal budget.

Federal Financial Institutions Legislative And Regulatory Reporter

10/24/2014

​​The Reporter provides a monthly summary of federal legislative and regulatory developments of relevance to federally regulated financial institutions

Relieving Amendments To Trust Loss Restriction Rules For Investment Funds

10/23/2014

​​On October 20, 2014, the government tabled in the House of Commons a Notice of Ways and Means Motion containing proposed amendments to the Income Tax Act

Borden Ladner Gervais Heads to China

10/22/2014

​​Leading Canadian Firm Focuses on China

Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin – Week of October 20

10/22/2014

This was a judicial review of a Trade-marks Opposition Board decision dismissing the Applicant’s application for registration of the “F CANCER & Design” trademark ​​​

“Comply or Explain” Disclosure Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management to Apply for the 2015 Proxy Season

10/17/2014

On October 15, 2014, all of the securities regulatory authorities in Canada, other than in Alberta and British Columbia, announced that they were implementing amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices

Cloud Services – Guidelines For Service Level Agreements

10/16/2014

​​​Cloud services are becoming increasingly important to organizations of all kinds

BLG Lawyer Appointed as Puisne Judge of the Superior Court of Québec

10/15/2014

Suzanne Courchesne Leads Montréal Health Law Group at BLG