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Business and corporate edition | December 2017


Big Data

COMPETITION BUREAU TAKES BABY STEPS ON ITS BIG DATA LEARNING CURVE

Big Data is big business these days. The Competition Bureau put out a discussion paper this fall, seeking to open a conversation about the implications Big Data has for competition law. “Cautious” might be a byword for the Bureau’s approach.


Corporate Wrongdoing

ADDRESSING CORPORATE WRONGDOING

Proposed changes to the Integrity Regime for corporations appear to be a response to business and industry concerns about the severe consequences for companies that rely on government contracts who are found guilty of wrongdoing.


SEEN & NOTED


NAFTA ASSESSMENT CHECKLIST: PREPARING YOUR ORGANIZATION FOR NAFTA 2.0

The U.S. reopened negotiations on NAFTA and a whole bunch of Canadian companies were fine with that, saying it’s time the somewhat out of date trade provisions were reworked for the current climate. Heather Innes of LexSage Professional Corporation has some tips for preparing your company for NAFTA 2.0.


CBA News


CBA ADVOCACY

Business-related advocacy in the last few months has included submissions on CASL, Big Data, corporate wrongdoing and the Global Skills Initiative, among others.

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