A few years back, the human rights system in Ontario was overhauled. The Human Rights Commission was to no longer investigate complaints and refer them to the Human Rights Tribunal (if they had some merit).
Supreme Court of Canada Decision Regarding Wal-Mart in Québec a Cautionary Case for All Canadian Unionized Employers
Our colleagues in Québec have produced a helpful summary of the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision involving a Wal-Mart in Jonquière, Québec, found to have breached its statutory duties during the freeze period following certification of a bargaining unit.
On Friday, the Copyright Board released a decision and certified two SOCAN tariffs, Tariffs 22.D.1 (Internet – Online Audiovisual Services) and 22.D.2 (Internet – User-Generated Content). The years covered by the tariffs are 2007-2013.
The High Court in Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner (No.2)  IEHC 351has granted an order joining Digital Rights Ireland (DRI) as amicus curiae to the proceedings referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
Works Councils in France have the right under the Labour Code (Article L.2325-35) to appoint a chartered accountant to assist them with activities such as the annual review of accounts, advice on the strategic direction of the employer company and collective redundancies.
Merchandizing the image of TV or movie character has become a common practice since long ago. Right owners not only use merchandizing as a way of publicity but also benefit from the sales of merchandise.
In the last five years, the China lawyers at my firm have been contacted literally hundreds of times by foreign companies (mostly American, Canadian, British, German and Australian) that have received bad product or no product from their suppliers in China.
Total Sukuk issuances for 2013 stood at approximately US$120 billion and the Sukuk market is likely to sustain double-digit growth in the coming two to three years with assets in Islamic finance expected to reach US$2.8 trillion by 2015.
Sheppard Mullin client, Otay Tijuana Venture, announced this week that a cross-border pedestrian bridge linking San Diego with Tijuana’s A.L. Rodríguez International airport will be set to open next year.
On June 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered the landmark decision of R. v. Spencer (“Spencer“). In this decision, Mr. Justice Thomas Cromwell, writing for the Court, set out the ground rules for police to obtain subscriber information from Internet Service Providers (“ISPs”)