Suzanne Côté of Osler Hoskin Harcourt LLP appointed to Supreme Court of Canada Directors-Responsibilities-EN-Available Risk Management White Paper

News & Media

First-year students get surprise gift card from Osler

First-year students get surprise gift card from Osler

Vice-chair Clay Horner chats with Canadian Lawyer about Osler’s recent feel-good gesture – sending Tim Hortons gift cards to first-year law students across Canada as they prepare for exams.

Read more.

Publications & Resources

OECD Considers Availability of Tax Treaty Benefits for Investment Funds, Pension Funds and Private Equity Funds

On November 21, the OECD released a discussion draft that considers when tax treaty benefits should be granted to various investment funds, including collective investment vehicles, private equity funds, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds. Comments on the latest discussion draft may be provided by January 9, 2015.

Read more.

News & Media

The Broad Sweep of Change

The Broad Sweep of Change

In the first of 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.

Read more.

News & Media

The trouble with trade-mark: Rule changes spark worry

The trouble with trade-mark: Rule changes spark worry

Speaking with the Globe and Mail, Donna White discusses amendments to Canada’s Trade-marks Act including the removal of the use requirement, which requires those who want to register a trade-mark to demonstrate it is actually intended for commercial use.

Read more.

Publications & Resources

iconPublications.gif

Landmark Decision Establishing New Duty to Act Honestly in Performing Contracts

In a landmark decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new duty on parties to perform contractual obligations honestly. This Osler Update looks at the Court’s decision and examines its practical implications.

Read more.

Read our comments in the Globe and Mail.

Publications & Resources

iconPublications.gif

Countdown to CASL 2.0 – Computer Program Provisions Come into Force January 2015

On November 10, 2014, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission released guidance on the installation of computer programs under Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL). Notably, the guidance sets out when the Act applies to the installation of computer programs and states that "self-installed software is not covered under CASL."

Read more.

Delivering services from our clients' point-of-view requires that we tailor our services to meet the expectations and needs of each individual client.

Find out more here