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We work in a fundamentally different way, starting with the structure of our firm and ending with the results we achieve for our clients. We are a true partnership. This frees us to work seamlessly and efficiently together, across geographies, practices and industries. Most importantly, it allows us to take on matters – however large or complex – with unparalleled clarity, speed and intelligence.
Our way of working isn’t an official policy or mandate; it’s part of our DNA. It’s why we attract and retain the brightest, most creative lawyers. It’s what makes us the most innovative law firm in Canada. And it’s why our clients hire us.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
In a decision handed down on December 9, 2019,1 the Québec Superior Court stressed the importance of keeping the identity of whistleblowers and their statements confidential in the context of investigations into wrongdoing within a public body.
Staff of the securities regulatory authorities in Ontario, British Columbia, Québec, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Nova Scotia (collectively, Staff) has released CSA Multilateral Staff Notice aimed at reporting issuers in the cannabis industry in Canada (Cannabis Issuers). The Guidelines are meant to address what Staff calls “inadequate transparency” regarding cross-ownership of financial interests by Cannabis Issuers and their directors and executive officers.
On July 24, the Quebec government proposed regulations determining other categories of cannabis that may be sold by the Société québécoise du cannabis and limiting the sale of edible products containing cannabis extracts, as well as topical products that may be used. Brian Kujavsky of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg spoke with Canadian Lawyer on what these regulations mean and the reason for them.
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