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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

Standstill agreements in auctions lessons from the SunriseVentas decision

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 31 2007

A public company will usually use an auction process to put itself up for sale to maximize its selling price

As the dust begins to settle: assessing the impact of recent M&A deal turmoil

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • February 24 2009

For a number of years leading up to early 2007, we saw record growth in mergers and acquisitions activity both in North America and beyond

Critical elements for a successful global investment strategy: advance planning, socially responsible behaviour, and heeding local and community interests

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 30 2010

The recently announced $130 million settlement by the Canadian government of the claim made by AbitibiBowater Inc. (“AbitibiBowater”), based on the investment chapter of the North American Free Trade Agreement (“NAFTA Chapter 11”), concerning legislation passed by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to expropriate its assets in that province, shows that such harmful measures can be imposed not only by governments in emerging market countries but also in highly developed economies

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

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

Goodwill hunting: identifying and allocating value to goodwill on the sale of a business

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 16 2012

One of the more significant issues in an asset purchase deal is the allocation of purchase price among the assets being purchased

Delaware provides guidance on single-bidder process

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 5 2014

In Koehler v. NetSpend Holdings Inc., decided last year, the Delaware Chancery Court discussed the duties of directors in a change-of-control

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

Defensive tactics public interest powers of securities regulatory authorities continue to evolve the Fibrek decision

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 25 2012

In what has been one of the most litigated and acrimonious takeover bids of the past year, the Bureau de décision et de révision (Québec) exercised its public interest discretionary power to cease trade the issuance of shares by Fibrek Inc. to a "white knight"