Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin – Week of July 21


​​The applicant for the registration of the trade-mark JACK BLACK has won before the Federal Court

Federal Financial Institutions Legislative and Regulatory Reporter


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

Administrative Penalties Regulation


​​On June 23, 2014, the Ministry of Environment introduced an administrative penalty program to encourage compliance with the Environmental Management Act​ and the Integrated Pest Management Act

Transitional Rules for The Wills, Estates And Succession Act


​​The WESA is both a consolidation and a substantial overhaul of British Columbia’s legislation relating to wills and estates

Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin – Week of July 14


​​Allianz Asset Management of America L.P. and Allianz Global Investors of America L.P. ​appealed two decisions of the Trade-marks Opposition Board

Second Time’s The Charm?


​CSA Proposes Amendments to Disclosure and Governance Obligations for Venture Issuers

BLG joins 25 Other Leading Corporations in Signing the Catalyst Accord


The Catalyst Accord calls for participating companies to help lift the average representation of women on FP 500 boards to 25% by 2017.

Update on Canadian Economic Sanctions Against Central African Republic


​On June 19, 2014, the Canadian Government implemented economic sanctions against the Central African Republic ("CAR"). They include an arms embargo, a travel ban and an asset freeze with respect to certain designated individuals and entities