By Timothy M. Squire, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
On June 18, 2016, the Federal Department of Health published a Notice of Intent to amend the Food and Drug Regulations and the Medical Devices Regulations to implement key authorities under Vanessa’s Law (the “Notice of Intent”).
Vanessa’s Law received royal assent on November 6, 2014, and amended the Food and Drugs Act (the “Act”) by substantially increasing Health Canada’s pre and post-market authority over industry stakeholders and radically changing the consequences for violating the Act and its regulations. Vanessa’s Law introduced the most significant amendments to the Act in 50 years, and represents a new chapter in Canadian drug and medical device regulatory enforcement … (read full article in PDF below)
, Life Science
Budget 2015 - Canada
The Budget 2015 contains several significant proposals to amend the Income Tax Act while also providing updates on previously announced tax measures and polices. Here are some highlights.
Protocol to Amend the Canada-UK Tax Treaty
The Canada-United Kingdom Tax Convention was amended with the signing of a protocol on July 21, 2014. This article will describe some highlights of the Protocol and comment on the impact of these provisions on cross-border tax issues between Canada and the ...
The Canadian insurance M&A environment
There have been a significant number of insurance company M&A transactions in the Canadian market in recent years, a trend expected to continue. Fasken Martineau DuMoulin have surveyed the acquisition agreements from these transactions and analysed ...
The “Good Faith” Principle
Hong Kong Court of Appeal holds that the “Good Faith” Principle is Complementary to the “Choice of Remedies” Principle, Aligning Hong Kong Law with Singapore Law ...
Related Articles by Jurisdiction