Canada Announces Consultation on Provisional Steel Safeguards
August 17, 2018 - Following the consultation period, the Government will decide whether to impose provisional tariffs, quotas, or some combination of both on steel imports.

Federal Court of Appeal Confirms Tax Deductibility of Oversight Expenses in M&A Transactions
August 16, 2018 - Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. v. The Queen 2018 FCA 124

Executive Compensation Freeze Returns to the Broader Public Sector
August 14, 2018 - On August 13, 2018, the Ontario government filed Regulation 406/18, and revoked Regulation 304/16, under the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014.

Significant Changes to GST/HST Holding Company Rules
August 14, 2018 - The Department of Finance released proposed amendments to the Excise Tax Act that could significantly impact holding companies.

Potential Jurors Who Pay Automobile Insurance Premiums Can Serve on Civil Juries
August 13, 2018 - Kapoor v. Kuzmanovski 2018 ONSC 4770

Know Your Rights (Offerings) – An Important Financing Alternative
August 10, 2018 - ​Canadian public companies have been making greater use of rights offerings according to a recent update from the CSA

They’re Back…Renewed U.S. Sanctions Imperil Canadian Business with Iran
August 10, 2018 - ​On August 7, 2018, the United States began re-imposing "secondary" sanctions targeting non-U.S. persons engaged in commercial activities with Iran.

New Judgment Clarifies When Bankruptcy Debt May Be Declared Non-Releasable
August 10, 2018 - BLG represented the applicant, Adobe Systems Incorporated, in this filing.

BLG’s Senior Counsel Named Among Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers
August 7, 2018 - The Honourable Thomas Albert Cromwell C.C. selected as one of the Most Influential Lawyers in Canada.

Court Certifies Sexual Assault Class Action Against The Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Former Instructor
August 6, 2018 - ​In what is considered a bellwether case, Justice Perell has certified a class action founded upon alleged historical and systematized sexual misconduct.