Exploring “Dark Patterns” and the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020

When you come across an online service that you are considering using, sometimes instead of committing to the service, you decide to sign-up for a 30-day free trial. What could go wrong? Well, when the trial period ends, you are unknowingly charged a subscription fee. You hastily try to cancel but are hampered by endless […]

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Facebook Shareholders Suit Results in New Heightened Standard for Derivative Lawsuits

Facebook Shareholders Suit Results in New Heightened Standard for Derivative Lawsuits The Delaware Supreme Court recently adopted a new test in a case challenging the conduct of Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg making it harder for shareholders to pursue derivative claims to enforce the rights of the company.  Historically, shareholders were permitted to assert claims on […]

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Colman Coyle, Hawksford and Russo-British Chamber of Commerce hosted a joint hybrid event on advising foreign investors on investing into buy-to-let real estate assets in the UK

The event took place on 14 September 2021 at The Clermont Hotel in Charing Cross in London, as a live event and it was also broadcasted via Zoom to the RBCC members. The mixed panel discussion has provided a great overview of the legal, tax, KYC and Anti-Money Laundering requirements which foreign investors should be […]

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How Working from Home Impacts Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate has been a reliable and profitable industry for decades. Business properties were recognized for their prestige; large-scale office buildings demonstrated the success of a company, especially given its location.  With digital technology rapidly growing, some employers were enabling employees to work remotely full time. When COVID-19 impacted the ability to commute into […]

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CSA Propose Amendments to Continuous Disclosure and Reporting Obligations

In an effort to reduce the regulatory burden for non-investment fund reporting issuers, on May 20, 2021, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) released a notice and request for comment regarding proposed amendments to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations (“NI 51-102”) together with consequential amendments to associated policies and applicable securities laws and regulations (collectively, the “Proposed […]

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On the Road to Single-Event Sports Betting and a Regulated iGaming Market in Ontario

Monday, June 7, 2021 A clearer picture of the future of internet gaming (“iGaming”) in Canada is forming as the federal, provincial and territorial governments appear to be committed to the vision of realizing this new market. Harnessing the power of the Canadian gambling, gaming and esports industries, the iGaming market is tracking to be […]

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Proxy Season 2021 : Recent Updates and Key Things to Know from Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 ISS 2021 Updates Board of Directors ISS has also addressed gender diversity on board of directors. For S&P/TSX Composite Index companies, effective February 2022, ISS recommends withholding votes for the Chair of the Nominating Committee or Chair of the committee designated with the responsibility of a nominating committee, or Chair of the […]

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Proxy Season 2021 : Recent Updates and Key Things to Know from Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 With the upcoming 2021 proxy season fast approaching, both issuers and investors should be aware of changes and developments in several areas of corporate governance and securities law. As in past years, proxy advisory firms Glass, Lewis & Co. (“Glass Lewis”) and Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) have updated their Canadian proxy […]

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Proxy Season 2021 : Recent Updates and Key Things to Know from Wildeboer Dellelce LLP

Tuesday, April 13, 2021 Diversity and Inclusion Glass Lewis has expanded its policy on board gender diversity for Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”)-listed issuers. Beginning in 2021, a board consisting of fewer than two female directors will be noted as a concern. Voting recommendations in 2021 will continue to be based on Glass Lewis’ current recommendation […]

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Oksana Howard Co-chairs IR Global March Virtual Event – Commercial Law Meeting

A Partner in our Corporate/Commercial Department and IR Global Commercial Committee member Oksana Howard, who frequently deals with international clients and transactions, co-chaired Commercial Meeting break-out sessions during the IR Global March virtual event. The first break-out session has focused on discussions in relation to the post-Covid business environment and the opportunities it will bring to […]

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Wildeboer Dellelce LLP Welcomes James Hutchinson to the Firm’s Tax Practice Group

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP is pleased to welcome James Hutchinson as a Partner to the firm’s Tax Practice Group.  James has extensive experience with international tax planning and transfer pricing matters. He works primarily in the areas of structuring both international and domestic transactions, structuring real estate investments and advising on cross-border and international structures including […]

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Post Brexit Trade Deal – What does this mean for London Businesses?

Oksana Howard, a Partner in our Corporate and Commercial Department, has presented the webinar on the new EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, which was hosted by the Greater London Authority’s London Business Hub on 21 January 2021. As part of her presentation Oksana has provided a general overview of the key areas of the new […]

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