Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The global pharmaceutical sector has been rocked by several significant mergers and acquisitions in 2015...
McMillan LLP
In 2007, the House of Lords declared that it was time to make a "fresh start" in the English approach to the scope and effect of arbitration clauses.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On August 25, 2015, the participating provinces and territory in the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System achieved an important milestone towards implementation of the system...
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Consistent with earlier announcements, the proposed initial regulations substantially maintain the harmonization achieved so far under the current system of securities laws by adopting the national and multilateral instruments...
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Revisions to the complementary federal act (known as the Capital Markets Stability Act) are also expected to be made public at a later date.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have proposed amendments to the rules relating to reports filed with securities regulators in connection with private placements.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The amendments are intended to harmonize OSC Rule 48-501 with the Universal Market Integrity Rules, which were similarly amended in 2010.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Canada, a registered shareholder can always have a say in the director nomination process by nominating individuals from the floor of a shareholder meeting.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have managed to harmonize their differences for reporting prospectus-exempt distributions since their earlier proposals in February and March 2014.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Private equity investors (PEIs) are often a good source of capital for companies looking to start, maintain, or grow their operations and can also provide significant operational and transactional expertise.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
Theratechnologies ("Thera") is a pharmaceutical company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. In 2010, Thera was awaiting the approval of a new drug by the United States Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA").
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have proposed amendments to the rules relating to reports filed with securities regulators in connection with private placements.
Stewart McKelvey
A judge can only imply a contractual term if it is a reasonable and contextual reflection of what the parties must have intended.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canadian M&A activity has been on a rollercoaster ride in recent years, influenced by market factors, currency fluctuations, oil prices and other economic conditions.
Clark Wilson LLP
The rule will not apply to smaller reporting companies, emerging growth companies, foreign private issuers, MJDS filers, or registered investment companies.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Diligence is required to provide the buyer with a validation of purchase price and a clear indication of deal risks – a balancing act between cost and perceived risk.
Bennett Jones LLP
In recent years, emerging market issuers have faced greater scrutiny by Canadian regulators as a result of questions and concerns about issuers with significant business operations in emerging markets...
Merovitz Potechin LLP
Pursuant to subsection 5(1) of the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000, S.O. 2000 c. 3 (the "Act"), franchisors must provide prospective franchisees with a disclosure document.
Lerners
After more than 10 years of complex, aggressively fought litigation, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal had its say concerning National Bank Financial Ltd.'s litigation tactics – it was not amused.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
With a large number of baby boomers still at the helm of their business and hoping to retire in the near future, the thought of and anxiety around transitioning the business are inevitable.
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Many believe that only public companies or large, established companies with many shareholders need to be concerned about corporate governance practices.
McLennan Ross LLP
Intercorporate dividends are traditionally a very common tool for tax planning.
McLennan Ross LLP
The "commercialization" of migration has become increasingly common worldwide. As the need for temporary foreign workers has expanded, the use of a recruiter specializing in international talent has had a corresponding increase.
Lerners
Historically, the Courts focused the analysis of contractual obligations on the written language of the contract.
Lerners
After more than 10 years of complex, aggressively fought litigation, the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal had its say concerning National Bank Financial Ltd.'s litigation tactics – it was not amused.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
One characteristic consequence of a share sale is, generally, that the vendor realizes a capital gain. Canadian resident shareholders are generally taxed on half of the amount of the capital gain.
Bennett Jones LLP
The limitation period for a defendant seeking contribution from a third party has changed.
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Parliament recently enacted significant changes, beginning in 2016, to the taxation of estates, trusts and charitable giving on death.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In a judgment dated June 30, 2015 in the case of Singh v. Kohli, the Quebec Court of Appeal issued very interesting and up-to-date statements about the inherent risks of entertaining business discussions and then terminating same.
Field LLP
In 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered two decisions relating to the law of contract.
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