Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Torys LLP
Parties to contracts in Canada now have a good reason not to lie or act deceptively to their counterparties in performing their contractual obligations.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Joseph David, co-founder of Calgary-based CAVIRTEX, Canada’s first Bitcoin exchange, talks with YouInc about what entrepreneurs should know about Bitcoin.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
The Alberta Securities Commission issued a blanket order granting exemptions from Alberta's securities laws to greatly improve access to securities.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released yet another decision dealing with its apparent re-consideration of the law of contract in Canada.
Axium Law
On September 11, 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA") published CSA Notice 62-306...
Bennett Jones LLP
A new duty of honest performance has been imposed on all Canadian contracts by the Supreme Court of Canada.
Aird & Berlis LLP
FP Startups outlines how Canadian Parking Systems & Technology landed a major contract in San Jose, Costa Rica, with the help of the federal government’s Soft-Landing Program.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2038724 Ontario Ltd. v. Quizno’s Canada Restaurant Corporation, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed a motion to approve a Settlement Agreement between the Franchisor and the Representative Franchisees on the basis of an overbroad unfair release.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Corporations Canada has amended its Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act Amalgamation Policy to eliminate certain time restrictions associated with the statutory declaration that a director or officer must file as part of an amalgamation transaction.
Miller Thomson LLP
In December 2013, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published for comment proposed changes to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This is the final article in our mini-tender trilogy. We have previously discussed mini-tender offers from the perspectives of the offeror, and the issuer and shareholders.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada recently reviewed a case involving businesses that marketed education savings plans ("ESP") to investors through retail dealers
Goodmans LLP
There is no independent duty of good faith. Rather, the organizing principle is the foundation for more specific duties.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
On Nov. 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released its unanimous decision in Bhasin v Hrynew, 2014 SCC 71.
Cassels Brock
In the e-Lert that we published on November 6, 2014, we commented on new securities legislation that imposes reporting obligations on entities that engage in derivative transactions.
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.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada's (SCC) decision in Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp.
McLennan Ross LLP
Late last week, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released the decision of Bhasin v Hrynew.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada today republished for comment proposed changes to its Dealer Member Rules related to the requirement to disclose membership in IIROC as a Dealer Member.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators recently published final amendments to NI 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations which will have a significant impact ..
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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.)
As you may be aware, the 2014 Federal Budget did not bode well for the tax savings achieved through the use of testamentary trusts.
McInnes Cooper
Every organization that CASL affects should now be complying with it – and their directors and officers need to make sure they do.
Torkin Manes LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada has held that the common law imposes a duty on parties to a contract to perform their obligations honestly.
Campbell Valuation Partners Limited
A properly drafted shareholders' agreement protects the interests of both the controlling shareholders and the minority shareholders.
Miller Thomson LLP
An unlimited liability company is a common entity US businesses use as a Canadian subsidiary or to hold Canadian assets.
McInnes Cooper
Many believe that only public companies or large, established companies with many shareholders need to be concerned about corporate governance practices.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On Monday, November 4, 2013, Hudson’s Bay Company ("HBC") completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Saks Incorporated ("Saks") in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$2.9 billion.
Dentons (Canada)
On October 23, 2014, the Government of Canada tabled an omnibus Bill C-43 introducing or amending dozens of laws.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Income Tax Act (Canada) provides that directors of a corporation, including a not-for-profit corporation, are liable for income tax.
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