Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Fasken Martineau
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) recently dismissed two separate appeals whereby the defendants, Ronald Aitkens and Jeremy Peers, argued for a right to trial by jury for securities law offences.
Goodmans LLP
The OSC recently published OSC Staff Notice 45-715 2017 Ontario Exempt Market Report which, among other things summarizes Ontario exempt market activity by non-investment fund issuers...
Goodmans LLP
The CSA recently published for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions that would amend the form used by issuers and underwriters to report distributions...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Duffy also notes that larger deals are those facing the greatest claims rates, making them higher risk transactions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
As noted by Kingsdale Advisors in a recently published report, corporate directors and their legal advisors continue to pay insufficient attention to shareholder activism in M&A.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Last month, the CCGG published its new Stewardship Principles paper designed to assist institutional investors fulfil their responsibilities to their beneficiaries or clients and enhance...
McMillan LLP
To help find a reasonable middle ground or to resolve a thorny point of negotiation in a share or asset purchase agreement...
McMillan LLP
However, both the certification requirements for the Report and the nature and quantity of information required to be included therein resulted in significant pushback from issuers...
TaxChambers LLP
As a general rule, a taxpayer is only responsible for his or her own taxes.
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada in Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc. held that a small, closely held corporation's failure to comply with some of the requirements under the CBCA ...
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
IIROC has publicly expressed its view that the new legislation was necessary to effectively carry out its duties as a public interest regulator.
Gehlen Dabbs
Most companies start out as closely-held entities, with a few principals holding all the shares and the key executive positions.
Minden Gross LLP
The Ozerdinc family trust (trust 1) was settled on February 1, 1990 by Kathleen Grimes for the benefit of the children of her marriage to Ersin Ozerdinc
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Re Neher ( reasons and order) a foreign partner in a major national law firm who worked for a publically-traded company admitted to trading shares in that company while the company was included on the firm's restricted list.
Miller Thomson LLP
Donors frequently provide gifts to charities to be used for a specific purpose or toward specific programs/initiatives.
Minden Gross LLP
An advisory committee is a tool available to a corporation's board of directors. It will consult with Management and the board in order to provide input and guidance.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Levesque v Crampton Estate, the Court of Appeal for Ontario held that the two year limitation period in the Trustee Act applies to crossclaims, overturning the decision at first instance.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Court emphasized that even when franchisees have not studied the contents of the disclosure document, they are entitled to rely on its contents.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) has released its priorities for 2018. The Priorities address issues related to policy development, enforcement and IIROC's...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 10, 2017, the Alberta Securities Commission (the "ASC") released the results of its exempt market dealer ("EMD") compliance reviews (the "Sweep"), which was set out in ASC Notice 33-705...
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
A new regime effecting the forfeiture of corporate property was recently enacted in Ontario.
Bennett Jones LLP
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Limitation of liability clauses in contracts are approached very differently in Canadian law and U.S. law.
Lawson Lundell LLP
In previous posts, from April, 20 2015 and June 2, 2015, we reported on the federal ESTMA and the requirements it imposes on companies to report certain types of payments made to governments.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Under Canadian tax law, the directors of corporations can be held personally liable for the unpaid GST/HST or payroll remittances of their corporation.
McInnes Cooper
The family (whatever that looks like for you) is the fundamental unit of our society, and the family business a fundamental cog of our economy.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The majority of current and former general counsel sitting on company boards last year were women, according to a groundbreaking new study from Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The matter was initially heard over the course of a six-week trial.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario. There were a couple of noteworthy cases which may interest those interested in personal injury...
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