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Does Corporate Successor Liability Apply In Canada?
Few doctrines at common law evoke more trepidation for the buyers in an asset purchase agreement than the doctrine of corporate successor liability.
Canada
28 Jun 2019
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Seeking A Corporate Oppression Remedy? Make Sure Your Hands Are "Clean"
It has been nearly ten years since the Supreme Court of Canada set out the legal framework for a corporate oppression claim in BCE Inc. v. 1976 Debentureholders, 2008 SCC 69.
Canada
8 Jan 2018
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Can A "Non-Party" Director Of A Corporation Be Held Personally Liable For Litigation Costs?
Where a corporation is a party to litigation, Courts will very rarely award the costs of the action against the non-party directors, shareholders or principals of the company.
Canada
15 Sep 2017
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When Can the Director of a Corporation Be Held Personally Liable for Oppression?
Oppression is a broad and equitable remedy. It allows Courts to rectify unfair or prejudicial behaviour on the part of corporate stakeholders. While most Canadian case law is devoted to the issue of what amounts to oppression, a new decision of the Supreme Court of Canada, Wilson v. Alharayeri, 2017 SCC 39, clarifies the circumstances in which a director can be held personally liable for oppressive conduct.
Canada
17 Jul 2017
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Using The Oppression Remedy To Recognize Beneficial Shareholder Interests
The oppression remedy is a broad power used by the Courts to enforce agreements and expectations between commercial parties.
Canada
13 Oct 2016
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Directors' Liability For Statutory Breaches: Lifting The Corporate Veil
Canadian law has always recognized the separate identity between a corporation and its directors.
Canada
7 Jul 2016
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Keep It In The Family But Formalize The Relationship
In a family-owned corporation, the formalities governing standard commercial relationships frequently do not apply, to the peril of the company and individual family members.
Canada
1 Feb 2016
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When Will A Company Be Held Liable For Opinions Given During A Public Offering?
The Supreme Court of the United States has ruled on the liability of a company for opinion statements made in documents filed with the Security and Exchange Commission on a public offering.
Canada
6 Aug 2015
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When Must A Plaintiff Sue For Corporate Oppression?
The Ontario Superior Court has held that a legal action for corporate oppression must be started within two years of the date it was discovered, regardless of whether the oppressive conduct is ongoing.
Canada
24 Jun 2015
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Can The Director Of A Corporation Be Held Personally Liable For Unpaid Wages And Termination Pay?
The Ontario Superior Court has held that the director of a closely-held corporation can be held liable for unpaid wages and termination pay under the oppression remedy.
Canada
8 Jun 2015
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