Setting up Shop in Canada? What U.S. Employers Need to Know About Canadian Employment Law

While Canada and the United States are alike in many respects, there are a few key differences in employment law that U.S. employers should be aware of if you are considering buying, selling or operating a business in Canada.

Qualified Foreign Pension Fund Exemptions for Certain U.S. Investment Offerings

Canadian pension funds are continually seeking investment opportunities abroad with a view to diversifying their portfolio and maximizing risk-adjusted returns. Offerings of investments in U.S. real estate and infrastructure projects will likely increase as a result of recent U.S. legal reforms which aim to attract foreign investment in these areas. Under the U.S. Foreign Investment in Real…

Workplace Law In Canada: A Primer

This Guide provides non-Canadians with an introduction to employment laws and regulations that affect businesses in Canada. It provides an overview of the main differences between Canadian and U.S. workplace laws. To obtain a copy please contact Pamela Hillen. 


Whether you are buying, selling or operating a business in Canada, Hicks Morley can help. We’re recognized as the Employment Law Firm of the Year according to Chambers Canada 2019. And with over 120 lawyers in five cities across Ontario, we can help you develop proactive best practices and expertly represent your interests when disputes…

2010 Fall Issue

LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS eProblems with eDiscovery FOCUS ON TEAM USA The Growing Need for U.S. Cross-border Expertise PROFILE The Art of the Deal Download PDF

Hicks Morley Information & Privacy Post – Fall 2008

We’re nearing the end of 2008 and are happy to present another edition of the Post. There’s been no shortage of significant developments in the law of information and privacy of late, including a rather welcome clarifying judgement from the Alberta Court of Appeal on the law of spoliation. The case, called McDougall, certainly does…

Hicks Morley Information & Privacy Post – Summer 2008

ENJOY YOUR SUMMER! We hope you enjoy this mid-summer edition of the Hicks Morley Information & Privacy Post – our quarterly newsletter about case law developments in privacy, access to information, the protection of confidential business information and the law of production. We’ve had a busy summer for client relations here, having recently launched a…