Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

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199 Bay Street
Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9?, Canada
Contact: Hugh Christopher, Communications Manager
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

Bill 141: New Governance Rules for Certain Quebec Companies

Directors of Quebec insurers, trust and savings companies and deposit institutions will have increased duties regarding the development and enforcement of “sound commercial practices” and “sound and prudent management practices”…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking

AER Revises Eligibility Requirements for Acquiring and Holding Energy Licences and Approvals

On December 6, 2017, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) released a new edition of Directive 067 (New Directive), dealing with the eligibility requirements for acquiring and holding energy licences and approvals in Alberta. This…more
 /  Energy & Utilities

Recent Developments in Canadian Insolvency Case Law: What Lenders Need to Know

In 2017, a number of insolvency cases were litigated, in various provinces across Canada, which may materially affect the realization and recovery rights of commercial lenders in restructuring and insolvency proceedings. This…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations, Finance & Banking

Bank of Canada Gets More Serious about Issuing a Digital Currency

On November 30, 2017, the Bank of Canada (BoC) released a staff white paper cautiously in favour of creating a central bank-issued digital currency (CBDC) for Canada. Referencing the continuing trend toward using electronic…more
 /  Finance & Banking

B.C. Announces Key Policies Relating to the Legalization of Recreational Cannabis

On December 5, 2017, the British Columbia government unveiled details on how recreational cannabis will be purchased, distributed and sold in the province, once legalized, which is expected to happen in July 2018. The B.C…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics

Bill 31: Alberta Beefs Up Its Consumer Protection Legislation

On November 29, 2017, the Alberta government introduced Bill 31: A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act (Bill 31), which proposes a number of amendments to the Fair Trading Act (Act). The Alberta government…more
 /  Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics

A Look Inside OSFI’s Draft New Corporate Governance Guideline

In November 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released for public comment a revised draft of its Corporate Governance Guideline (CG Guideline). The proposed revisions follow Superintendent…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking

A Primer for In-House Counsel: Corporate and Financial Crimes, Part 1: : Criminal Law 101

What Statutes Set Out Criminal Offences in Canada? Canada’s criminal law is set out in the Criminal Code. The Criminal Code is made by Parliament and applies equally in every province and territory. The Criminal Code…more
 /  Business Organizations, Criminal Law, Finance & Banking

Yukon Must Follow Land Use Planning Process from Umbrella Final Agreement, SCC Rules

On December 1, 2017, in First Nations of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon (Nacho Nyak Dun), the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) overturned a Yukon government decision to open the Peel watershed for development and significantly modify the…more
 /  Indigenous Peoples

B.C. Supreme Court Extends Arbitration Agreement to Non-Signatories

In Northwestpharmacy.com Inc. v. Yates, the B.C. Supreme Court upheld an application by the defendants to stay legal proceedings in favour of arbitration, despite the fact that the defendants themselves were not signatories to…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Civil Procedure

Inside Canada’s New Employment Rules: Expanded Employee Leaves of Absence and Employment Insurance Benefits

The federal government recently confirmed that the new rules for maternity, parental and caregiver benefits under the Employment Insurance Act (EIA) and the corresponding leaves under the Canada Labour Code (CLC) are scheduled…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Ontario Passes Bill 148, Rolls Out Major Changes to Workplace Laws

On November 22, 2017, the Ontario government passed the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (Bill 148), rolling out major changes to the province’s employment and labour laws, including the Employment Standards Act, 2000 and…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Grants Mandatory Injunction Against Balancing Pool

On November 22, 2017, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (Court) issued a mandatory injunction in favour of ENMAX Energy Corporation (ENMAX) compelling the Balancing Pool of Alberta to, forthwith and in good faith, complete…more
 /  Civil Procedure, Energy & Utilities

Health Canada Releases Proposed Regulatory Framework for Cannabis

On November 21, 2017, Health Canada launched a public consultation on the much-anticipated regulatory approach for the proposed Cannabis Act, which will legalize and regulate the use of cannabis for recreational purposes (see…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Elections & Politics

Quebec Pension Plan Enhancements: Increased Employer Contributions in Sight

On November 2, 2017, Quebec’s Minister of Finance, Carlos Leitão, tabled Bill 149, An Act to enhance the Québec Pension Plan and to amend various retirement-related legislative provisions (Bill), which aims to strengthen the…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law
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