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Worker Fatality Leads to Fine and Jail Sentences

Worker Fatality Leads to Fine and Jail Sentences

An Ontario company was recently fined $250,000 and two of its directors were each ordered to serve 25 days in jail as a result of a workplace fatality. Workplace fatality a stark reminder of health & safety importance and the serious consequences for failing to fulfil these obligations.

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Derivatives Trade Reporting Rules Proposed for Five More Provinces

Derivatives Trade Reporting Rules Proposed for Five More Provinces

Securities regulators in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan have published for comment Proposed Reporting Rules. Once adopted, the Proposed Reporting Rules will require most over-the-counter derivatives transactions involving a local counterparty in the Participating Jurisdictions to be reported to a recognized trade repository.

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The Broad Sweep of Change

The Broad Sweep of Change

In a two-part series in the Director Journal, Osler’s Brian Levitt and Andrew MacDougall join a roundtable discussion with some of the country’s most experienced directors to discuss the evolution of corporate governance in Canada.

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Antitrust Advisory: Fundamentals of the Competition Bureau’s Immunity & Leniency Programs

Antitrust Advisory: Fundamentals of the Competition Bureau’s Immunity & Leniency Programs

The Competition Bureau’s Immunity and Leniency Programs have proven effective in detecting criminal cartel activity in Canada. In this Antitrust Advisory, we explore the fundamentals of these initiatives, helping you navigate the incentives – and complexities – of program participation.

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Osler advises on eight of Lexpert’s top 10 deals of the year

Osler advises on eight of Lexpert’s top 10 deals of the year

Osler advised on eight of Lexpert’s top 10 deals of 2014 including the top-ranked transaction – Loblaw Companies Limited’s $12.4-billion acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart Corporation.

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Tax guy to the rescue

Tax guy to the rescue

Osler’s Al Meghji chats with Canadian Lawyer about the role of the tax lawyer in today’s legal practice as tax practitioners have become central players in the risk management of public and private companies.

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