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Court Rejects Deal Price As Indicator Of Fair Value In Dissent Decision
In an extraordinary decision, the Supreme Court of Yukon in Carlock v. ExxonMobil Canada Holdings ULC, awarded dissenting shareholders a 43% premium to the negotiated deal price in ExxonMobil's 2017 acquisition of InterOil.
Canada
4 Mar 2019
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Supreme Court Clarifies Test For Personal Liability Of Directors For Oppressive Conduct
As in all oppression cases, the decision was highly fact specific. However, it did clarify some uncertainty that had arisen in the law since Budd...
Canada
24 Jul 2017
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Court Of Appeal For Ontario Clarifies Appropriate Date For Assessment Of Damages For Breach Of Contract
In its recent decision in Rougemount Capital Inc. v. Computer Associates International Inc., 2016 ONCA 847, the Court of Appeal for Ontario helpfully clarified that, absent special circumstances...
Canada
29 Nov 2016
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Ontario Court Confirms Threshold For Leave For Secondary Market Securities Class Actions
In its recent decision in Bradley v Eastern Platinum Ltd., 2016 ONSC 1903, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied leave to commence a secondary market securities class proceeding under Part XXIII.1 of the Securities Act.
Canada
4 May 2016
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SEC Announces Record Numbers For Whistleblower Tips And Awards
Canada's largest securities regulator continues to move to implement its whistleblowing program, and investors and market participants should take note.
Canada
27 Nov 2015
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U.S. Court Dismisses Proposed Class Action Brought Against BP Under Ontario's Securities Act
The U.S. court decision is now the leading case interpreting a section of the Ontario Securities Act
Canada
7 Oct 2015
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SEC Unveils Rules Requiring Executive Compensation Clawback Upon Issuance Of Restatements
The SEC's proposal would require national securities exchanges and associations to adopt rules requiring their listed companies to adopt, disclose and enforce so-called "clawback" policies.
Canada
8 Jul 2015
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Supreme Court Of Canada Denies Leave To Appeal In Securities Class Action Involving Foreign Exchange Transactions
Last week, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the plaintiff’s application for leave to appeal in Kaynes v. BP, PLC.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Fraud-On-The-Market Doctrine
The U.S. Supreme Court has confirmed that plaintiffs in securities class actions could continue to rely on the "fraud-on-the-market" presumption.
Canada
26 Jun 2014
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Addresses Important Questions For Securities Class Action Claims, Overrules Its Prior Decision Enforcing Limitation Periods
In Green v. CIBC, released on February 3, 2014, a specially convened five-judge panel of the Court of Appeal for Ontario addressed important issues for securities class actions across Canada.
Canada
5 Feb 2014
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Recent Secondary Market Securities Class Action Decision Demonstrates That The Leave Requirement May Have Teeth After All
In an action alleging secondary market misrepresentations brought under Part XXIII.1 of Ontario’s Securities Act, defendants may be reluctant to file extensive evidence in opposition to the leave motion.
Canada
19 Sep 2012
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