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


​​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


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


​​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


​​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


​​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


​​Leading Canadian Firm Focuses on China

Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin – Week of October 20


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


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


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

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


Suzanne Courchesne Leads Montréal Health Law Group at BLG