What is LIBOR?
The era of the London Interbank Offered Rate ("LIBOR"), the world's most referenced benchmark for short-term interest rates, is scheduled to end by 2022.
On October 21, 2020, PayPal Holdings, Inc. (“PayPal”) announced the launch of a new service enabling its customers to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrency directly within their PayPal account. This service will first be available to PayPal accountholders in the U.S. in the coming weeks, with plans to expand the service to select international markets in 2021.
Bishop & McKenzie LLP is proud to announce that Chamber and Partners Canada has once again recognized Interlaw Ltd. with “Elite Law Firm Network Status” in it’s latest rankings. Bishop & McKenzie LLP would also like to congratulate our fellow Canadian Interlaw Ltd. Partners: Aird & Berlis LLP, Owen Bird Law Corporation and De Grandpre Chait for the continued dedication to high quality advice and services through collaborative efforts for our clients.
Current and accurate as of July 22, 2020
On July 13, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau announced an extension to the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Program. On July 21, 2020, the Government passed the extension legislation as well as changes to the criteria for qualifying businesses. This update addresses these changes related to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and its effects on businesses and their workforces.
As Canadian businesses begin to reopen amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, summer camps, recreational sports teams, and universities have started to require a waiver of liability for contracting COVID-19, a “COVID liability waiver,” before using their services.
Content of COVID-19 Liability Waivers
Generally, the waivers we have reviewed follow a simple structure:
Current and accurate as of July 10, 2020
This update addresses recent changes to provincial and federal employment standards legislation related to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and its effects on businesses and their workforces.
We encourage you to reach out to discuss how these changes will impact your business operations.
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada issued a groundbreaking decision in Uber Technologies Inc. v Heller, 2020 SCC 16 ("Uber").
Bishop & McKenzie LLP is pleased to announce that Jeffrey B. Champion, Q.C., a partner in the Edmonton office's litigation group, has been appointed as a Judge of the Provincial Court of Alberta.
Current and accurate as of April 14, 2020
Current and accurate as of April 7, 2020