More Uncertainty in Managing Multi-jurisdictional Class Actions: Leave to Appeal Granted in Ammazzini V Anglo American PLC

More Uncertainty in Managing Multi-jurisdictional Class Actions: Leave to Appeal Granted in Ammazzini V Anglo American PLC

In the recent decision of Ammazzini v Anglo American PLC (“Ammazzini”), 2016 SKCA 73, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal granted leave to appeal an order made in chambers conditionally staying a proposed multi-jurisdictional class action (the Ammazzini Action) against the respondents, Anglo American PLC, De Beers Canada Inc. and others, pending a certification decision in a similar class action commenced in Ontario by Kirk Brant (the Brant Action).

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Supreme Court Restores Norm: No Termination Without Cause Under Canada Labour Code

Supreme Court Restores Norm: No Termination Without Cause Under Canada Labour Code

On July 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, where the 6-3 majority concluded that federally regulated employers subject to the Canada Labour Code (the Code) cannot dismiss their employees on a without cause basis.

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Canadian Public Company M&a Disclosure: Key Considerations from the CSA’s 2016 Continuous Disclosure Review Program

The Canadian Securities Administrators recently released the results of its continuous disclosure review program for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, which includes findings and guidance related to disclosure regarding forward looking information, non-GAAP financial measures, information circulars and material contracts – all of which have particular significance in the M&A context.

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6 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Canada’s Economic Sanctions Against Iran

6 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Canada’s Economic Sanctions Against Iran

On February 5, 2016, Foreign Affairs Minister Dion announced that “Canada amends sanctions against Iran” and regulatory changes were implemented/promulgated. On February 5, 2016, the Export Controls Division of Global Affairs Canada issued Notice to Exporters No. 196 “Exports  of items listed on the Export Control list to Iran”.

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