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Regulation of the use of derivatives and benchmarks by financial institutions

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 18 2014

On June 19, 2014, amendments to the Bank Act received royal assent, allowing the Governor in Council to make regulations regarding a bank's

Being accountable: fiduciary duties and the business judgment rule

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 18 2014

On July 10, 2014, the Ontario Court of Appeal released an important decision regarding corporate governance and shareholders rights. In the case

Amendments to Insurance Companies Act (Canada)

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 18 2014

On June 19, 2014, amendments to Section 211 of the Insurance Companies Act (Canada) (the "Act") received Royal Assent. The Department of Finance

Boards of Directors Modernization Act, Bill S-217

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 18 2014

On June 19, 2014, Bill S-217 - An Act to modernize the composition of the boards of directors of certain corporations, financial institutions and

Experimental testing in patent actions: federal court issues notice to the profession

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 16 2014

Experimental testing and patent infringement actions often go hand in hand. With respect to providing notice of experimental testing to other parties

Dissolving a poison pill: "when, not if" still the standard in Canadian take-over bids

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 16 2014

When HudBay Minerals launched an unsolicited take-over bid for Augusta Resource Corporation, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) said

BEPS, treaty shopping and the Canadian response

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 14 2014

The combined efforts of the G20 and the OECD on base erosion and profits shifting or "BEPS" has attracted considerable attention in the international

Supreme Court confirms Ontario has Crown rights and burdens under Treaty 3

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • July 11 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision today in the Grassy NarrowsKeewatin case. In it, the Supreme Court has ruled that the Province of

Evans v. the Bank of Nova Scotia: another case of intrusion upon seclusion is certified as a class action

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 10 2014

The new tort of "intrusion upon seclusion", which provides a cause of action to those whose privacy has been breached, was given new teeth this month

Fraud on the market theory revisited: the U.S. Supreme Court upholds presumed reliance in securities class actions but provides defendants new avenue of attack

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 10 2014

The United States Supreme Court recently released its long awaited opinion in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund, Inc.. There were two central