Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Justice Belobaba's decision confirmed the test for adding parties as defendants to proposed class proceedings and clarifies the scope of certain OSA actions with regards to underwriters.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Earlier this month, we reported on the slow-down of M&A activity in the first quarter of 2016.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
We told you in March of last year that aerospace and defense M&A activity had rebounded after a pullback in 2013.
Dentons
The recent decision in Bradley v. Eastern Platinum Ltd. saw the Superior Court of Justice reaffirm the position that the test for statutory leave to bring a secondary market securities class action "is not a low bar."
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Securities enforcement activities in Canada are overseen by several agencies, including the Canadian Securities Administrators, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada...
Crowe Soberman LLP
Canadian organizations can take major steps toward mastering the challenges of modern business risks by incorporating those perils into strategic planning and nurturing strong risk cultures.
WeirFoulds LLP
The Supreme Court ruled on May 6, 2016 that the applicable standard of review for contractual interpretation is the more rigorous palpable and overriding error, and no longer correctness.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The OSC uses data gathered through the RAQ to apply a risk ranking to firms. Firms with higher risk rankings are more likely to be targeted by the OSC for compliance reviews.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Globe and TRW entered into a long term supply contract whereby TRW was to acquire certain motors only from Globe, and Globe was to provide those motors only to TRW.
Goodmans LLP
Underwriters should not be considered "experts" under the statutory secondary market liability regime.
Lerners
Boilerplate clauses are standard clauses, phrases and concepts that appear in commercial agreements.
Cassels Brock
The Securities Litigation Group is pleased to report on two recent successes before the courts.
Clark Wilson LLP
The Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act (known as the JOBS Act), which became law in 2012, was intended to encourage investment in small businesses by easing securities regulation.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In In the Matter of Kenneth Cole Productions, Inc. Shareholder Litigation the New York Court of Appeals adopted the business judgment standard of review established by the Delaware Supreme Court in Kahn v. M&F Worldwide Corp.
Bennett Jones LLP
The proposed s. 617.1 requires pre-clearance from the TSX for new DRIPs, listing of additional securities under existing DRIPs and amendments to existing DRIPs.
Gowling WLG
Changes to Canada's securities early warning reporting system came into force this week.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In the latest step toward establishing the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory Authority, the Department of Finance Canada has released a revised draft of the federal Capital Markets Stability Act...
Veracap M&A International Inc
One of the key metrics that business owners and executives should think about when contemplating the sale of their company is prevailing M&A market conditions.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
A finding of joint employer status, where a franchisor is found to be the joint or co-employer of its franchisees' employees, is arguably the most significant threat to the franchise business model today.
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Lawson Lundell LLP
The Province has announced new regulations pursuant to RESA that impose new duties on licensed B.C. real estate agents effective May 16, 2016, that will restrict the assignment of contracts of purchase and sale of real estate.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Complete indemnification for solicitor-client costs is rare, however, this was the recent award granted by the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench in Pillar Resource Services Inc v Primewest Energy Inc, 2016 ABQB 120.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
There have been a number of court decisions over the last year about whether the trust created in many provincial builder's lien statutes will still apply in bankruptcy...
McMillan LLP
Three provinces are expecting big changes in the area of franchise legislation, some of which will be more welcomed by franchisors than others:
Cassels Brock
When will disgruntled shareholders be permitted to access the "public interest" powers of the Ontario Securities Commission to dispute a contested transaction?
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 5, 2016, the Ontario government amended the rules that govern the sale of surplus properties by school boards.
Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP
Canadians who thought they had invested in a partnership when they invested in a US Limited Liability Limited Partnership may be surprised in the coming weeks to find they actually own a "hybrid entity".
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
Entrepreneurs work hard at building their enterprise – but most of them want to eventually reap the rewards by selling all or part of their business.
Clark Wilson LLP
Parties considering whether to resolve disputes through arbitration or litigation should first look to their agreements to determine the appropriate course.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal confirms that directors can be held personally responsible for their tortious conduct, even if that conduct is directed in a bona fide manner to the best interests of the corporation.
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