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Pay me now: Court of Appeal delivers lessons on fiduciary duties, the business judgment rule, and executive compensation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 28 2014

The business judgment of directors setting executive compensation was front and centre in the Ontario Court of Appeal's recent decision in Unique

Superior Court opens door to aggregate damages in Ontario

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 24 2014

The Ontario Superior Court has for the first time awarded aggregate damages on a class-wide basis in Ontario. In Ramdath v. George Brown College, the

Being accountable: fiduciary duties and the business judgment rule

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 18 2014

On July 10, 2014, the Ontario Court of Appeal released an important decision regarding corporate governance and shareholders rights. In the case

Restrictions to unilateral contractual amendments... and to punitive damages

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 14 2014

The recent decision of the Superior Court of Quebec in the Martin v. Société Telus Communication class action puts into perspective other recent

Too much of a “good thing”? Exclusivity and enforcement in licensing agreements

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 11 2014

Exclusive product or manufacturing licenses allow retailers to leverage a partnering business's strengths, such as a strong brand name, loyal

Services Matrec inc. c. CFH Sécurité inc.

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2014

En février dernier, la Cour d'appel du Québec a rendu une décision comportant des implications majeures relativement à

Recovery of legal fees when suing in contract

  • Robinson Sheppard Shapiro
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  • Canada
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  • June 23 2014

It's almost inevitable: business deals will sometimes turn sour. Enforcing one's rights through litigation can be quite costly. But perhaps parties

Is a director personally liable for debts incurred when the company is in financial difficulties?

  • Robinson Sheppard Shapiro
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  • Canada
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  • June 23 2014

It is a well-established legal principle that a company and its shareholders and directors are separate entities, with separate liabilities. However

Class actions now available in Belgium

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Belgium, Canada
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  • June 18 2014

Belgium has joined the ranks of other European countries that allow for the possibility to file a collective claim, more commonly known as a class

Are fairness opinions admissible on a plan of arrangement hearing?

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • June 11 2014

Differing viewpoints have recently arisen in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) as to whether fairness opinions are admissible