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Court Dismisses Statutory Misrepresentation Claim Against Credit Union Board In Landmark Decision
For the first time, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision that considered issues of statutory misrepresentation in an offering statement under the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 19941.
Canada
11 Apr 2019
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Canada Set To Require Beneficial Ownership Tracking By Non-Public CBCA Corporations
Corporate records are typically the preserve of law clerks and paralegals. Changes to record-keeping rules that are likely about to become law, however, will impact shareholders, directors...
Canada
17 Dec 2018
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SEC Mining Disclosure
The professional organization must also have, inter alia, academic experience, qualifications, standards, professional development, disciplinary powers and a public list of members.
Canada
11 Nov 2018
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Liability Pitfalls And Defences For Directors And Officers Under Federal And Provincial Cannabis Legislation
On October 17, 2018, the lion's share of the federal Cannabis Act1 and the Ontario Cannabis Act, 20172 took legal effect, marking the legalization of non-medical cannabis across Canada,
Canada
25 Oct 2018
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Supreme Court Of Canada Reaffirms Personal Liability For Directors In Oppression Actions
On July 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously reaffirmed that a corporation's directors may be personally liable in an oppression action, and set out the criteria...
Canada
27 Jul 2017
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InterOil And Heightened Judicial Scrutiny Of Plans Of Arrangement
A recent decision of the Yukon Court of Appeal has confirmed the importance for boards of directors to ensure not only that a proposed plan of arrangement is substantively fair and reasonable...
Canada
25 Nov 2016
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Court Of Appeal Clarifies Scope Of Shareholder Misrepresentation Claims In Takeover Bids
In Rooney v. ArcelorMittal S.A.[1], the Court of Appeal for Ontario considered whether a plaintiff in an action pursuant to s.131(1) of the Securities Act is required to choose whether to sue the offeror...
Canada
10 Nov 2016
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Rush To Conflict: Hurried Transaction Fails After British Columbia Court Finds Conflicts Of Interest
Conflicts of interest in corporate transactions can present thorny issues for directors, management and their advisors.
Canada
7 Apr 2016
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Women On Boards: Review And Discussion Of New "Comply Or Explain" Disclosure Requirements
On September 29, 2015, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) hosted a roundtable to discuss both its findings on compliance with and the disclosure undertaken...
Canada
22 Oct 2015
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New Developments In Prospectus Exemptions To Enhance Opportunities For Raising Capital
These developments are designed to make it easier for small- and medium-sized enterprises to raise investment capital.
Canada
2 Mar 2015
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Two Company Directors Jailed 25 Days After Worker Dies, No Safety Training Provided
Rarely are senior corporate officials jailed for health and safety offences in Canada.
Canada
15 Jan 2015
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Maddin: Failure To Inquire Leaves Director Liable
The taxpayer was a director of a corporation in the marble and granite industry which failed to remit nearly $300,000 of source deductions related to remuneration paid to employees.
Canada
31 Oct 2014
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Gariepy: When Is A Director’s Resignation Effective?
In Gariepy v. the Queen, the Tax Court considered whether two directors had effectively resigned from their positions.
Canada
15 Sep 2014
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Court Of Appeal Clarifies Directors’ Fiduciary Duties And The Business Judgment Rule For Executive Compensation Matters
The Court of Appeal for Ontario affirmed the nature of directors’ and officers’ fiduciary duties and clarified the application of the business judgment rule.
Canada
12 Aug 2014
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Are Fairness Opinions Admissible On A Plan Of Arrangement Hearing?
Differing viewpoints have recently arisen as to whether fairness opinions are admissible during court approval of plans of arrangement.
Canada
16 Jun 2014
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Company Press Releases During Proxy Fights May Not Be Proxy Solicitations
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that a press release issued by a company which defended its board’s actions was not a proxy solicitation.
Canada
11 Mar 2014
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Directors Owe No Duty To Foreign Residents
Directors of Canadian companies with operations outside of Canada can take comfort in the Ontario Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Piedra v. Copper Mesa Mining Corporation.
Canada
19 Mar 2013
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Social Media And The Boardroom
The Conference Board and the Stanford University’s Rock Center for Corporate Governance recently published its 2012 Social Media Survey, entitled "What Do Corporate Directors and Senior Managers Know about Social Media?"
Canada
18 Dec 2012
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Liabilities Of Directors And Officers Of Insolvent Corporations (Presentation)
In this presentation, Ross Walker and Kate Stigler outline the liabilities that face directors and officers of insolvent corporations.
Canada
26 Nov 2012
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Proposed Amendments To The TSX Company Manual - Majority Voting
Pursuant to recent amendments to the TSX Company Manual (the "Manual"), which will become effective on December 31, 2012, issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") will be required to disclose whether they have adopted a "majority voting" policy in respect of director elections.
Canada
8 Nov 2012
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