Carl Farah

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Supercharging Canada’s Construction Permitting Woes

It used to take 75 days to get a general construction permit in Canada, now it can take close to 249.[1] In 2020 Canada ranked 34th out of 35 OECD countries for its permitting approval periods. By comparison, the average approval time in the US was reportedly 81 days.[2] Canada’s permitting periods are incompatible with … Continue Reading

Keeping Up With the Competition Rules

On October 3, 2022, the US Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it charged Kim Kardashian for failing to disclose her interest in the promotion of a crypto asset on social media, resulting in a settlement of USD 1.26 million. In its brief decision, the SEC explained that Ms. Kardashian failed to disclose the approximately … Continue Reading