Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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199 Bay Street
Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9?, Canada
Contact: Joey Fascio, Digital Marketing Specialist
Phone: 416-863-2400
Fax: 416-863-2653
Areas of Practice
  • Agriculture
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Class Action
  • Constitutional Law
  • Construction Law
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
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Locations
Other U.S. Locations
  • New York
Other Countries
  • Bahrain
  • Canada
  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
400+ Attorneys

Alert: Ontario Government Announces New Funding Framework for Defined Benefit Pension Plans

On May 19, 2017, the Ontario government announced that it is implementing a new funding framework for defined benefit pension plans, which includes: Requiring funding on a solvency basis in the event that a plan’s funded…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

FCAC Publishes First Decision Regarding Non-Compliance with Code of Conduct

On May 15, 2017, the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) published Commissioner’s Decision #126 (Decision) regarding non-compliance with the Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada (Code of…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Top 10 Issues for Employers, Issue #9: Personal Employee Information

This is the ninth instalment in our Top 10 Issues for Employers series. This instalment addresses privacy risks and best practices for employers with respect to the management of personal employee information. OVERVIEW…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

Canadian Securities Administrators Seek to Reduce Regulatory Burdens for Reporting Issuers

As part of their ongoing efforts to balance investor protection through sufficient disclosure with efficiency in the capital markets, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have identified potential areas of securities…more
 /  Securities Law

National Securities Regulator on the Ropes? Quebec Court of Appeal Rules Proposed Cooperative System Unconstitutional

On May 10, 2017, the Quebec Court of Appeal ruled that the proposed cooperative capital markets regulatory system (Cooperative System) is in significant respects unconstitutional, although it ruled that the federal government’s…more
 /  Constitutional Law, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Take Two: Quebec Introduces Bill 134 to Modernize the Consumer Protection Act

On May 2, 2017, the Quebec government introduced new legislation intended to modernize the Quebec Consumer Protection Act (CPA), as well as provide for new consumer protection measures. The CPA provisions on credit, in…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Consumer Protection

Federal Government Introduces Cannabis Legislation

On April 13, 2017, the federal government introduced the Cannabis Act (Act), the much-anticipated legislation to legalize and regulate the use of cannabis for recreational purposes. The Act received first reading on April 13,…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics

A Capital Project: Building Canada’s New Infrastructure Bank

Some long-awaited details of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) were unveiled on April 11, 2017, when Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Bill C-44, the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1. The omnibus budget bill contains…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Finance & Banking

Ontario Court Allows Workplace Random Drug and Alcohol Testing to Proceed

In April 2017, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice allowed the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to proceed with implementing random drug and alcohol testing of safety-sensitive employees, pending the outcome of an ongoing…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law, Transportation

Federal Cannabis Legislation: Five Key Considerations for Employers

On April 13, 2017, the federal government introduced the Cannabis Act (Act), which will legalize and regulate the use of cannabis for recreational purposes in Canada. The Act received first reading on April 13, 2017 and, if…more
 /  Law Firm Marketing

Update: Court of Appeal Affirms Unconstitutionality of Alberta’s Oil and Gas Licensing Regime

On April 24, 2017, in Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Limited, the Alberta Court of Appeal (Court) upheld Chief Justice N. Wittmann’s decision (Chief Justice) in Redwater Energy Corporation (Re) (Chambers Decision) by…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Energy & Utilities

Top 10 Issues for Employers, Issue #8: Employment Considerations in Business Transactions

This is the eighth instalment in our Top 10 Issues for Employers series, focusing on employment considerations in business transactions. Specifically, this instalment discusses key employment and labour issues that a prospective…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Labor & Employment Law

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Publishes New Supervision Framework

The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) recently published its new Supervision Framework, following extensive consultation with stakeholders. The Supervision Framework will come into effect November 1, 2017. It updates…more
 /  Finance & Banking

Cannabis in Canada - A Changing Legal Landscape: Product Liability

The licencing, sale and use of cannabis (both medically and recreationally) is likely to result in an increased risk of product liability claims on behalf of patients and consumers, including class action risk for the industry,…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Products Liability

Cannabis in Canada - A Changing Legal Landscape: Tax

Sales of illegal marijuana have long been subject to tax in Canada (notwithstanding the illegality of the sales), and legal sales of medical marijuana are also currently treated as taxable. From the outset, the federal…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Taxation
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