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Shareholder activism in M&A checklists and the future

  • Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 10 2014

Shareholder activism is perhaps the most important M&A development of the past decade. The number of activists, the amount of capital they have at

Augusta’s Rights Plan BCSC releases reasons for decision

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 8 2014

On June 27, 2014, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) released the reasons for its May 2, 2014 decision declining to immediately cease

BCSC upholds Augusta rights plan for an additional 75 days

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 7 2014

On May 2, 2014, the BCSC issued an oral decision declining to immediately cease trade the shareholder rights plan (also known as a “poison pill”) of

Augusta’s rights plan a hard pill for Hudbay to swallow

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 6 2014

On May 2, 2014, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) issued an oral decision declining to immediately cease trade the shareholder rights

BCSC allows shareholder rights plan to survive almost 160 days

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • May 4 2014

On May 2, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) ruled on an application by HudBay Minerals Inc. to cease-trade Augusta Resource

Legal newsletter for business entrepreneurs and executives, Number 20

  • Lavery de Billy LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 20 2014

The process of selling a business may pose some risks to the seller, particularly those related to the disclosure to third parties of confidential

Delaware Chancery Court holds investment bank liable for aiding and abetting exculpated director breach of fiduciary duties

  • Kaye Scholer LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • March 17 2014

A recent post-trial decision in In Re: Rural Metro Corporation held that a financial advisor was liable for aiding and abetting breaches of the duty

The government of Québec unveils proposals to preserve head office jobs in the province

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 5 2014

On February 20, 2014, the Government of Québec tabled its 2014-2015 budget in which it stated that it may enact amendments to Québec’s Business

Quebec intends to legislate to protect its head offices

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 28 2014

In connection with the release of its 2014-15 budget on February 20, 2014, the Government of Quebec announced the tabling of the report of the Task

Doing business in Alberta 2013

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 30 2013

Except where otherwise noted, this paper is current as of November 2013 and provides preliminary information on Canadian and Alberta legal matters to