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Delaware Chancery provides important guidance to boards of directors and financial advisors

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 25 2014

The recent Rural Metro decision in the Delaware Court of Chancery provides important guidance to boards of directors and financial advisors in change

Notice of termination pending sale of business inadequate says BC Court of Appeal

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 28 2014

When does notice of termination actually occur when there is a sale of business? That was the question considered recently by the British Columbia

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

Foreign spin off transactions and dividend in kind - conflicting rulings that reinforce an earlier precedent

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 15 2011

On June 29, 2007, Tyco International Ltd. (“Tyco”) underwent a corporate reorganization that involved spinning off Tyco Electronics Ltd. (“Electronics”) and Covidien Ltd. (“Covidien”), and a stock consolidation

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.”

The sale of assets by a receiver: a cautionary tale

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • March 30 2011

The case of Canrock Ventures LLC v. Ambercore Software Inc. et al is a cautionary tale for a Receiver and its counsel alike

Non-compete agreement in purchase and sale or employment agreement?

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 22 2012

When employers are buying other businesses, the question of non-competes often arises

When is payment triggered in the context of a change in control agreement

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 27 2010

In the recent decision, Miranda v. Lake Shore Gold Corporation, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that in the context of a change of control agreement providing a CFO with a $175,200 payout if terminated "within six months of a change of control" the operative period for “within” was six months before or after the change of control

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

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