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Post-deal litigation: what it is and how to avoid it

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • October 23 2014

Increasingly, shareholders are filing lawsuits to challenge M&A transactions. The litigation often takes the form of a class action, with Plaintiff’s

Privilege ownership should be on every corporate transaction checklist

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 29 2014

In what appears to be the first decision of its kind in Canada, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has held that a corporate subsidiary's rights to

Courtroom drama: the ongoing fight for control of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp

  • Lawson Lundell LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 15 2010

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. is a film production company that originated in Vancouver and is best known for producing the “Saw” horror films and the popular television drama “Mad Men.”

Delaware Chancery Court holds investment bank liable for aiding and abetting exculpated director breach of fiduciary duties

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 17 2014

A recent post-trial decision in In Re: Rural Metro Corporation held that a financial advisor was liable for aiding and abetting breaches of the duty

The implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing: Delaware rocks on

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • November 28 2011

Earlier this month, the Delaware Court of Chancery released its opinion in Winshall v. Viacom International, Inc

UBS Securities v. Sands Brothers: a refresher on contract formation

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 3 2009

On April 22, 2009, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in UBS Securities Canada, Inc. v. Sands Brothers Canada, Ltd

Lesson for companies aquiring financing: tort for breach of confidence cannot be modified by confidentiality agreement

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 28 2013

The recent case Scott & Associates Engineering Ltd. v. Finavera Renewables Inc. serves as a warning to many companies, in particular, technology

Restrictive covenants in the sale of a business

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 15 2012

Restrictive covenants, by their nature, are contrary to public policy and prima facie void

BCE Inc. v. 1976 Debentureholders

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • December 19 2008

On December 19, 2008, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released the detailed reasons for its decision of June 20, 2008, in the matter of BCE Inc

Error in registering Trade-mark must be corrected via Section 57 of the Trade-marks Act

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 18 2013

The Registrar of Trade-marks (Registrar) allowed the trade-mark application by Fresh Hemp Foods. 299614 Alberta (the Applicant) appealed the decision