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A defamation claim without “merit” the BCCA shields directors from liability for statements made as part of continuous corporate disclosure

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2014

Public corporations are required by law to provide continuous disclosure of information likely to be relevant to existing or potential shareholders

The Teflon Fiduciary: could your U.S. adviser avoid responsibility for bad advice?

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2014

Ronald Reagan was referred to years ago as "the Teflon President" because voters never seemed to hold him responsible for his administration's

“Fraud on the market” and securities class actions: Canadian domiciled companies await the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Halliburton Co. v. Erica P. John Fund Inc

  • Baker & McKenzie
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • April 2 2014

Our team has been monitoring some key developments that could soon impact US and Canadian companies that list shares on US exchanges. One of

Ontario court provides guidance on fairness opinions when seeking court approval for plans of arrangement

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice released a decision on March 28, 2014 that provides practical insight for corporate lawyers and investment

Say on Pay: is the Canadian future voluntary?

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

With the annual meeting season now underway, Canadian public companies that have not done so may be considering whether they will voluntarily adopt a

Divisional court denies leave to appeal in secondary market class action

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

On March 3, 2014, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision in Dugal v. Manulife Financial Corporation, denying the defendant Manulife

Ontario Securities Commission willing to accept “no-contest” settlements

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 17 2014

On March 11, 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission (the "OSC") adopted the following enforcement initiatives aimed at encouraging cooperation from

Beware: when investors act tardily in denouncing suspect movements in their brokerage accounts, they have only themselves to blame

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 12 2014

On February 11, 2014, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered its judgment in Succession Huppé c. Valeurs mobilières Banque Laurentienne

Company press releases during proxy fights may not be proxy solicitations

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2014

In Smoothwater Capital Partners LP I v. Equity Financial Holdings Inc., 2014 ONSC 324, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that a press

U.S. Supreme Court may alter securities class action landscape and shift focus to Canada

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 7 2014

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court ("USSC") heard oral argument in Haliburton Co. v Erica P. John Fund, Inc. ("Haliburton"). In Haliburton, the USSC is