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Can Inadmissibility to Canada be Overcome? The Temporary Resident Permit Explained - Warren L. Creates

November 20, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD Unless your name is Lord Black of Crossharbour, a determination that you are inadmissible to Canada is not easily overcome. Where the Canadian authorities find a permanent resident ...

Insider Reporting – What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You - David J. Lowdon

November 01, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD At one point or another, many insiders of reporting issuers find themselves “offside” of the reporting requirements set out in Canadian Securities Administrators ...

Misconduct and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Balancing the Public Trust and Accommodation - Lynda A. Bordeleau & David Migicovsky

October 30, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD The attached presentation, Misconduct and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Balancing the Public Trust and Accommodation, was presented to the 2012 Ontario Association of Chiefs ...

The Power of CRA to Penalize Taxpayers Who Have Not Complied with the Income Tax Act - Gregory Sanders

October 26, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD The Income Tax Act (the “Tax Act”) operates as a self-assessing and reporting system of taxation.  This means that taxpayers resident residing in Canada are ...

Crowdfunding Startups - Conor J. Cronin

September 27, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD On April 5, 2012, US President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act. The JOBS Act includes the CROWDFUND Act. Crowdfunding is an innovation in equity ...

Implications of Canada’s Crackdown on Citizenship Fraud - Warren Creates

September 20, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD This month, Canada’s Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced that the government is in the process of revoking the Canadian citizenship ...

Meeting the Residency Requirement in Applications for Canadian Citizenship - Warren Creates

July 27, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD To be granted Canadian citizenship, the law requires a permanent resident to reside in Canada for at least three of the past four years (1095 days). Most courts have called for a ...

Employers and Applicants must be cautious in making Pre-Hiring Representations - By Karin Pagé

July 10, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD In most cases, the hiring of an employee will involve a negotiation – salary, benefits, hours, job title, moving expenses – the list goes on. Inevitably, it also ...

Further Guidance from the Supreme Court of Canada with respect to the Application of the Charter by Administrative Tribunals - Margaret R. Truesdale

June 01, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD In the last several years the Supreme Court of Canada has recognized the ability of administrative tribunals to consider the application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and ...

Where to Bring a Lawsuit? The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies Where Canadians Should Turn When They Are Injured Abroad - John Siwiec

May 25, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Club Resorts Ltd. v. Van Breda, 2012 SCC 17, has clarified the guidelines in Ontario for plaintiffs who have been injured ...

Revised Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers - David J. Lowdon

May 10, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD The Canadian Securities Administrators recently published a proposed new National Instrument 51-103 Ongoing Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers and Related ...

The Accidental American - Gregory Sanders

April 30, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD Some people estimate that there are approximately one million U.S. citizens living in Canada.  Surprisingly, not all of these U.S. citizens have been compliant with their U.S. ...

Listen to that Trade-Mark: Protecting Sounds as Trade-marks in Canada - Paul W. Braunovan

April 20, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD Sound marks are a sub-category of trade-marks that involve the use of a particular distinctive sound in order to distinguish one’s goods and services from the goods and ...

Investing Abroad: Minimize Your Risks by Taking Advantage of International Investment Agreements and International Arbitration - By John Siwiec

February 09, 2012

PDF DOWNLOAD Does your company have an investment abroad or is it thinking about expanding its operations internationally? International investment agreements (IIAs) offer significant ...