Canadian Sanctions Target Former Ukrainian Government Officials
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions has issued a notice dated March 5, 2014, directing banks, trust companies, insurers and other federally regulated financial institutions to immediately freeze assets of the former Ukranian president, Viktor Yanukovych, and his close associates and to refrain from having any dealings with these individuals.
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Osler Privacy and Data Management Team Expands in Toronto and Calgary
Osler is pleased to announce that the members of Canada’s leading team of legal professionals focused exclusively on privacy and data management have agreed to join the Firm.
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For China, an oil sands investment that can’t be blocked
Osler lawyers talk to The Globe and Mail’s correspondent in Beijing after conducting a seminar in China and Hong Kong for Chinese investors in Canada’s resource sector.
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The Ontario – New York Legal Summit
Osler lawyers are speaking about litigation issues and Canada-U.S. tax treaty issues at the Ontario – New York Legal Summit, March 28.
BG Group may delay final decision on Prince Rupert LNG project in B.C.
Robert Desbarats Q.C., Partner, Corporate, is quoted in the February 27, 2014 edition of the National Post, in the article, “BG Group may delay final decision on Prince Rupert LNG project in B.C.” stating that companies that are spending money today doesn’t guarantee that they are going to make an investment decision to go forward with the project.”
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Court Orders Rogers to Pay $500,000 Competition Act Penalty and Provides Guidance on Remedies
The Court’s decision provides important judicial guidance on the determination of appropriate remedies under the reviewable conduct provisions of the Competition Act. In particular, the Court held that an administrative monetary penalty must be imposed for the purpose of promoting compliance with the Act and must be proportional to the nature of the person whose conduct one seeks to change.
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