Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Guy Pratte, a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) and chair of the Firm's National Council, discusses BLG's Pro Bono Program and explains why the Firm believes providing access to justice is a key component of our national platform.
McMillan LLP
recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provides an opportunity to contrast how American and Canadian courts respond to the failure of a tribunal to comply with its own procedural rules.
Bennett Jones LLP
This is a good opportunity to think about whether your organization has sufficient systems, policies and controls in place to ensure ethical and responsible business practices.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On November 24, 2014, the Ontario government introduced Bill 45, the Healthy Menu Choices Act, 2014.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In its December 2014 cover story, Financier Worldwide provides an overview of the factors in 2014 that provided, and will continue to provide, favorable conditions for the high value and volume of pharmaceutical mergers and acquisitions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This video presents our annual update on trends in governance and executive compensation.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Corporations Canada has amended two policies applicable to corporations incorporated under the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act ("CNCA"): ..
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The economic fundamentals that drive M&A are back at pre-crisis levels, states a new survey published by KPMG.
WeirFoulds LLP
In Bhasin v. Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new general duty of honesty in contractual performance.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Davies has submitted a comprehensive comment letter on the proposed Provincial Capital Markets Act (PCMA), raising concerns over significant substantive law changes.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The CSA today released amendments to NI 51-101 Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities intended to promote the disclosure of resources other than reserves.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators today released a report outlining the findings of an oversight review of IIROC's activities.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators, or CSA, have published for comment proposed rule changes which would create a streamlined prospectus exemption for rights offerings conducted by reporting issuers other than investment funds (the Proposed Exemption).
Clark Wilson LLP
There have already been more activist shareholder campaigns announced against S&P 500 companies in 2014 than in any other year.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) recently published for comment proposed amendments (the CSA Proposal) designed to create a streamlined prospectus exemption for rights offerings by reporting issuers (the Proposed Rights Offering Exemption).
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Recent increases in enforcement actions by the Quebec anti-corruption enforcement unit and the RCMP should be heeded by management of Canadian companies.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In my post "Proposed Legislation To Govern Compensation of Broader Public Sector Executives", I wrote that Bill 8 was moving swiftly through the stages of the legislative process in Ontario.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The law hasn’t gone through a dramatic change.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The business and legal community should be paying close attention to the controversial Provincial Capital Markets Act.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The data is in and 2014 is shaping up to be a blockbuster year for M&A in the global technology sector.
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Stewart McKelvey
The Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71 has been making headlines since its release last week. The case is big news in the legal and business worlds because it creates a duty of honest contractual performance that is new to Canadian common law. (It also seeks to clarify how good faith fits into the law of contract.)
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The following is a story of executive compensation gone awry.
Stewart McKelvey
A recent U.S. Court of Appeals decision is a reminder to any of us seeking to impose contractual terms on our website users and online customers.
McInnes Cooper
Many believe that only public companies or large, established companies with many shareholders need to be concerned about corporate governance practices.
Campbell Valuation Partners Limited
A properly drafted shareholders' agreement protects the interests of both the controlling shareholders and the minority shareholders.
Crowe Soberman LLP
We’ve all heard the mantra "pay yourself first," either in reference to an investing strategy, or making a living as a business owner.
How do you stop a simple transaction from devolving into a nasty shareholder dispute? Draft a good buy/sell clause
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Nov. 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released its unanimous decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Startup founders frequently set their course for the stars. With sweeping vision, high spirits and grand plans, what could go wrong? Unfortunately, plenty.
Dentons (Canada)
The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent decision in Bhasin v. Hrynew attempts to both clarify and extend the role of good faith in contract law.
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