Morgan Lewis (JD Supra Canada)

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  • CRTC Issues First Compliance and Enforcement Decision on Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

    Over two years after the enactment of Canada’s anti-spam legislation, the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) has issued its first decision on the law, with a particular focus on the consent requirement for sending marketing emails.

  • U.S. Consular Posts in Canada Temporarily Suspend Nonimmigrant Visa Processing for TCNs

    Third Country Nationals may be unable to schedule nonimmigrant visa appointments at U.S. consulates and embassies throughout Canada this summer. U.S. consular posts in Canada have temporarily suspended nonimmigrant visa processing for Third Country Nationals (TCNs) during June, July, and August because of staffing issues. In this context, “TCN” refers to any non-Canadian national applying...

  • Canada: Changes to Federal Permanent Residence Programs Announced

    New instructions revise caps and eligible occupations for federal immigrant worker programs. Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) has released new instructions regarding the processing of applications under the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), and the Canadian Experience Class (CEC).

  • Canadian Government Announces Proposed Amendments to Anticorruption Law

    Amendments aim to improve enforcement of Canadian foreign corruption law by expanding jurisdiction, creating a books and records offense, eliminating the facilitation payments exception, redefining "business" and enforcement authority, and increasing the maximum imprisonment penalty.

  • Canadian Government Approves CNOOC’s Acquisition of Nexen

    Monumental US$15.1 billion acquisition results in the largest foreign acquisition by a Chinese company to date. On December 7, the Canadian government approved the acquisition of Calgary, Alberta–based petroleum company Nexen, Inc. by China state-owned petroleum company China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) for US$15.1 billion, making it the largest foreign acquisition by a Chinese...

  • D.C. Nonprofit Corporation Law Changes for 2012

    Beginning January 1, 2012, nonprofit corporations formed in the District of Columbia will be subject to a revised District of Columbia Nonprofit Corporation Act (Act) that provides new requirements, modifies certain default rules, and clarifies many aspects of the law with respect to the governance of nonprofit corporations. D.C. nonprofits are encouraged to review their governing documents to...

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