• Changes to employment laws

    Just when we thought that we could start thinking about packing up for the holidays, the President had a busy November and assented to four new employment Acts

    December 04, 2018

  • Legalseas

    Welcome to the November 2018 edition of Legalseas.

    November 30, 2018

  • USMCA – Impact on transport

    On September 30, 2018, Canada, Mexico, and the United States agreed to a trilateral trade agreement called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), which is set to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on January 1, 2020.

    November 26, 2018

  • Strengthened IP protection under the USMCA: Extensions to data protection and patent-term restoration headline forthcoming changes to Canadian law

    As a party to the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Canada has agreed to adopt important new protections for biologic and other pharmaceutical innovation, as well as other changes to strengthen its patent system and harmonise certain IP laws with its trading partners.

    November 19, 2018

  • 2018 Litigation Trends Annual Survey

    Fourteenth edition highlights challenges of cybersecurity, balancing data protection and discovery obligations.

    November 15, 2018

  • CFIUS issues interim regulations for FIRRMA pilot program

    The CFIUS issued two interim rules implementing certain provisions of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018.

    October 16, 2018

  • Legalflyer

    Welcome to the October edition of Legalflyer.

    October 10, 2018

  • The US crime-fraud exception to the attorney-client privilege

    The recent seizure by United States federal agents of documents in the possession of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has generated much press and speculation concerning the scope of protection over those documents afforded by the attorney-client privilege.

    October 04, 2018

  • Cannabis judgment causes trouble in the workplace

    On 18 September 2018 the Constitutional Court ruled that the private cultivation and private consumption of cannabis by consenting adults is not a criminal offence and directed Parliament to amend the relevant legislation within 24 months.

    October 01, 2018

  • Legalseas

    Welcome to the October 2018 edition of Legalseas.

    October 01, 2018