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On January 1, 2024, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) introduced significant increases to the government fees it levies on actions before the Canadian Trademarks Office, including fee increases of over 30% for filing applications and renewing registrations. Similar fee increases have also been implemented for opposition and non-use cancellation proceedings, among other transactions.
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Dissent rights, entrenched in most provincial corporate statutes, grant shareholders the power to contest significant corporate changes and compel the corporation to repurchase their shares at a fair market value. Central to the enforcement of these rights is the statutory framework, which can result in either an amicable valuation agreement or a court-mandated determination of

In the legal world, mutual respect between counsel and adherence to professional standards are not just niceties – they are the cornerstone of a functional and effective justice system. A recent case, Singh v Braich, provides a stark reminder that lawyers have a professional responsibility to be courteous, particularly in interactions with junior colleagues, and

Navigating the intricate balance between freedom of speech and the confines of a regulated profession is not easy these days, especially with the prevalence of social media. This was precisely the challenge the Ontario Superior Court of Justice faced in the headline-grabbing case of Peterson v College of Psychologists of Ontario.
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On March 30th, 2023, the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”) announced that substantial amendments (the “Amendments”) had been made to their policies (the “CSE Policies”), which officially came into effect on April 3rd, 2023. Although the Amendments have an impact on all of the CSE Policies, the focus of this bulletin will be on “Policy