Ministry Focuses on Transparency in the Ontario Health Care Sector
December 15, 2017 - ​On December 12, 2017, the Health Sector Payment Transparency Act received Royal Assent

Federal Government Partially Retreats from July 2017 Income Sprinkling Tax Proposals
December 15, 2017 - The draft legislation released on December 13 attempts to address concerns relating to the complexity, compliance burden, subjectivity and unintended tax consequences of the original proposals.

Recent Court of Appeal Decisions Highlight Importance of Evidence on "Significant Threat"
December 14, 2017 - Two recent cases suggest that the Court of Appeal may be applying the Winko principles on significant threat more rigorously than it has historically.

SCC Recognizes Expectation of Privacy in Text Message Conversations
December 13, 2017 - ​Landmark decision highlights the treatment of privacy in electronic conversations

Province Releases Bill 139 Regulations for Transition From the OMB to the New Local Planning Appeal Tribunal
December 11, 2017 - Bill 139 proposes to replace the Ontario Municipal Board with the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal and fundamentally change the planning regime in Ontario.

Uber, Dependent Contractors and the Taylor Review — Emerging Trends in the United Kingdom
December 11, 2017 - Employment Appeal Tribunal decision classifies Uber drivers as company workers.

Mari-Times Newsletter
December 8, 2017 - The latest developments in Canadian maritime law from coast to coast.

Calling all Fund Managers: January 30, 2018 is Closer Than You Think!
December 7, 2017 - ​Managers of investment funds that have issued securities to Canadian residents during 2017 under certain prospectus exemptions should circle Tuesday, January 30, 2018 in red ink on their compliance calendars.

BLG Partner Elected to ACTEC
December 7, 2017 - ​Peter A. Wong joins the Fellowship of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Bitcoin Futures Expected to Begin Trading on Two Major U.S. Exchanges this Month
December 5, 2017 - New developments bring more oversight and safeguards to the developing digital currency market.