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Is contractual interpretation a common issue?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 26 2014

Canadian courts routinely certify the interpretation of contracts as common issues in class actions. Following the Supreme Court of Canada's recent

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

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • August 22 2014

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

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the CEO, who was also a director, breached his fiduciary duty

Choice of contractual dispute resolution mechanism

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

This is the second in a series of bulletins highlighting practical strategies for dealing with common issues in international business transactions

Ontario court considers content of implied duty of good faith in business negotiations

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2014

In a recent motion seeking an interlocutory injunction to restrain the sale of a business, Justice Wilton-Siegel considered the content of an implied

Court of Appeal clarifies directors’ fiduciary duties and the business judgment rule for executive compensation matters

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 11 2014

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently affirmed the nature of directors’ and officers’ fiduciary duties and clarified the application of the

A blockbuster decision in contractual interpretation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 8 2014

In the world of contractual interpretation, the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corp. is a

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 8 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the directors of Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. breached

Reasonable efforts vs. best efforts why the fuss?

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 5 2014

Last fall, we featured a blog post that offered a Canadian perspective on the interpretation and use of benchmarking in efforts clauses. Some of the

Ontario’s Court of Appeal clarifies the assumption of jurisdiction on the basis of contract

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 31 2014

When can an Ontario contract be used to maintain proceedings against a foreign defendant in Ontario? How much connection must there be between the