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M&A Disputes: When Will A Corporation Be Liable For An Officer's Or Director's Fraud? Supreme Court Provides New Guidance
Should a corporation be liable for fraud committed by its director or officer where it may also have benefitted?
Canada
16 Jul 2019
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A Dissident Note: Court Orders Disclosure of Members' Email Addresses In JAZZ.FM Proxy Contest
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice may have broader application in proxy fight litigation concerning shareholder lists
Canada
16 Jul 2019
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A Canadian Perspective: Proposed Amendments To Delaware's General Corporation Law Would Enable Use Of Blockchain
Currently, stock ledgers in Delaware corporations are typically maintained by a corporate secretary or transfer agent, who manually updates the ledger upon receipt of notification of a transfer...
Canada
4 Apr 2017
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CSA's 2016 Enforcement Report: Insights Into Securities Regulatory Activity
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently released its annual report on the enforcement activities of its members. The CSA is an umbrella group of Canada's securities regulators.
Canada
13 Mar 2017
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Corporate Democracy Vs. Directors' Powers: Lessons From Marquee/Smoothwater
Alberta's Court of Appeal recently overturned a controversial interlocutory decision involving a proposed acquisition by Alberta Oil Sands Inc.
Canada
20 Dec 2016
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SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT: Protecting Against Illegal Proxy Solicitation During A Proxy Contest
During a proxy contest, strategic consideration should be given to strictly abiding by proxy solicitation rules and hawkishly assessing whether your opponent is doing the same.
Canada
7 Feb 2014
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"Golden Leashes" - The Controversy From This Proxy Season
"Golden Leashes", and by-laws designed to counteract such arrangements, have provoked significant controversy in the 2013 proxy season, and regulators, proxy advisors, and institutional shareholders have yet to take a definitive position in the debate.
Canada
17 Dec 2013
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What’s So "Special" About A "Special Committee"?
In a recent bench ruling in Re Plains Exploration, the Delaware Court held that a special committee was not required to take the lead in merger negotiations in circumstances where almost all of the members of the board were independent and free from conflict in connection with the transaction.
Canada
26 Jun 2013
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Ignorance Is Not Bliss: Beware Minimal Due Diligence
A discussion on a recent case, which provides a cautionary tale on the dangers of entering into a share purchase agreement and subsequently closing a share purchase transaction, without ample due diligence.
Canada
14 May 2013
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