Monday’s Mix

Each Monday we present brief excerpts of recent posts from five of Canada’s award­-winning legal blogs chosen at random* from more than 80 recent Clawbie winners. In this way we hope to promote their work, with their permission, to as wide an audience as possible.

This week the randomly selected blogs are 1. Risk Management & Crisis Response  2. Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog 3. Vancouver Immigration Law Blog 4. Canadian Securities Law 5. NSRLP

Risk Management & Crisis Response
The long arm of the law: Multilateral enforcement effort leads to deferred prosecution agreement for Telia

On September 21, 2017 Swedish telecoms company Telia Co. AB agreed to pay $548.6 million in penalties as part of a deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the US Department of Justice (DOJ), settling claims that Telia had contravened …

Canadian Combat Sports Law Blog
Piracy of Mayweather vs. Pacquaio Leads to $13,000 Damage Award

Reasons for judgement were recently released by the US District Court, D. Oregon, Portland Division, assessing damages of $13,000 for the commercial piracy of the Mayweather vs. Pacquaio bout. In the recent case (J & J Sports Productions, Inc. v. Silva) the Defendants displayed the boxing pay per view program in a commercial establishment without …

Vancouver Immigration Law Blog
Study Permits Don’t Automatically Invalidate 90 Days After “Incomplete” Studies…. However

I’ve written previously on the way R. 222(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protections Regulations (“IRPR”) operates with respect the invalidation of study permits. Initially, I was somewhat skeptical that a student whose studies were “incomplete” or who took a long leave could have their study permits extend beyond the 90 day period after the break. …

Canadian Securities Law
Canadian Securities Regulators to Revise Guidance Regarding Terrorist Financing Reporting Obligations

Following the adoption of two new federal regulations relating to the suppression of terrorism or economic sanctions, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have announced that they are preparing revised guidance to update Staff Notice 31-317 (Revised) …

“We have to start, and this is our beginning”

“We have to start, and this is our beginning” With these words, Howard Goldblatt, the Chair of the Ontario Law Society’s A2J Committee, ushered in a new era of regulatory reform in Ontario that finally recognizes the need for change. The first step is expanding paralegal services to include some family matters, a proposal vocally opposed by many in the Family Bar. A long awaited decision on Bonkalo Last February, the Bonkalo Review of Family Legal Services recommended expansion of paralegal services to …


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