Significant Changes To Canada’s Exempt Markets Effective May 5, 2015: Implications For Issuers And Dealers, As Well As For Retail Investors


​​The CSA recently finalized and released important amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions as well as the Companion Policy to NI 45-106 and other related instruments

Two BLG Litigators Named Leading Lawyers at Lexology Client Choice Awards


​John Blair and Randall Block Winners of 2015 Lexology Client Choice Awards

Significant Changes To Canada’s Exempt Market Effective May 5, 2015:


​​Implications for Issuers and Dealers, as well as for Retail Investors

pdfIcon BLG Partner Chris Bredt Standing for Re-election as Bencher


​Throughout his 31 years of practice, Chris has made an outstanding contribution to the legal profession and as a Bencher, he has been a strong voice for reform.

Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin – Week of February 23


​​The Court found that Mylan’s allegations of lack of utility, anticipation and obviousness were justified​​​

Don’t be late to the party: The CSA releases proposed rules relating to mandatory central counterparty clearing


​​The CSA proposed National Instrument 94-101 Mandatory Counterparty Clearing of Derivatives, which was published by the CSA for comment on February 12, 2015

Mar-times Newsletter


Canadian Maritime Law from Coast-to-Coast

News Report Questions Enforcement of Export Controls


A ​​recent documentary by W5 reported that Steve de Jaray was paid millions of dollars by the Canadian government in a confidential settlement

Derivatives Sound Practices – Final Guideline Released For Federally-Regulated Financial Institutions In Canada


​​On January 30, 2015, the OSFI published the final version of Guideline B-7 - Derivatives Sound Practices ​