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Featured Update May 31, 2024

Updated Ineligibility and Suspension Policy creates significant new compliance challenges for suppliers to Government of Canada

Selling goods and services to the Government of Canada just became more challenging. Effective today (May 31, 2024), participants in most new federal …

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Updated Ineligibility and Suspension Policy creates significant new compliance challenges for suppliers to Government of Canada
Featured webinar May 30, 2024

Canada’s Forced Labour Import Ban and Other Energy-Related Trade Issues

Canada’s import ban on goods produced by forced or child labour, introduced in 2020 and expanded by the Fighting Against Forced Labour and …

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Canada’s Forced Labour Import Ban and Other Energy-Related Trade Issues

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Osler Update Jul 11, 2024

Superior Court of Québec clarifies obligations of the AMP in an integrity review under the Act respecting contracting by public bodies

Overview In dismissing an application for judicial review by Neptune Security Services Inc. (Neptune), the Superior Court of Québec clarified and conf...

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Superior Court of Québec clarifies obligations of the AMP in an integrity review under the Act respecting contracting by public bodies
Blog Jul 10, 2024

Long awaited U.S. Supreme Court ruling curtails SEC’s use of administrative courts

On June 27, 2024, the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS) released its ruling [PDF] on what has been a decade-long dispute between the Securities Exc...

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Long awaited U.S. Supreme Court ruling curtails SEC’s use of administrative courts
Blog Jul 10, 2024

Beware the contractual limitation period

A recent Ontario court decision addressed the issue of a contractual limitation period. The decision is a reminder to parties to be mindful of their c...

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Beware the contractual limitation period
Osler Update Jul 10, 2024

The role of ISO/IEC 42001 in AI governance

Global overview of emerging AI standards The rapid advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) has brought about a complex landscape of regulatory cha...

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The role of ISO/IEC 42001 in AI governance
Osler Update Jul 8, 2024

Legislative Update Report No. 2024-12 Le Bulletin d’actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 06/13 to 06/26 In This Issue Federal Government / Gouvernement fédéral Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Écosse Alberta / Al...

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Osler Update Jul 5, 2024

Leveraging AI in franchising: opportunities and legal considerations

Introduction Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been a driving force in reshaping and transforming business operations across various industries. In the...

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Leveraging AI in franchising: opportunities and legal considerations
Osler Update Jul 4, 2024

Canada’s digital services tax enters into force

The Digital Services Tax Act (DSTA) entered into force on June 28, 2024, pursuant to an Order in Council (OIC) of that date. The DSTA was enacted by P...

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Canada’s digital services tax enters into force
Blog Jul 4, 2024

Court decision reminds employers to avoid ‘two-step’ offers of employment

In Adams v. Thinkific Labs Inc., 2024 BCSC 1129, a British Columbia trial court applied the doctrine of consideration at the employment contract forma...

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Court decision reminds employers to avoid ‘two-step’ offers of employment
Osler Update Jul 3, 2024

Québec publishes final regulation modifying the Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business

In January 2024, the Québec government proposed extensive amendments to the Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business (the...

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Québec publishes final regulation modifying the Regulation respecting the language of commerce and business
Osler Update Jul 2, 2024

Dow Chemical and Iris Technologies: Supreme Court rules on jurisdictional issues in tax matters

In this Update: On June 28, 2024, the Supreme Court released its decisions in Dow Chemical Canada ULC v. The King, 2024 SCC 23 (Dow Chemical...

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Dow Chemical and Iris Technologies: Supreme Court rules on jurisdictional issues in tax matters