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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

Boards of Directors Modernization Act, Bill S-217

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 18 2014

On June 19, 2014, Bill S-217 - An Act to modernize the composition of the boards of directors of certain corporations, financial institutions and

Commissioner of Competition’s remarks at the 2014 Canadian Payments Association’s Payment Panorama

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 16 2014

On June 26, 2014, the Commissioner of Competition John Pecman gave a speech at the 2014 Canadian Payments Association's Payment Panorama in

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

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

Services Matrec inc. c. CFH Sécurité inc.

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 8 2014

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

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

Choice of contractual governing law: a key risk management tool

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 4 2014

It's the law that governs the interpretation of the contract. The parties can expressly choose it themselves. If they don't, a court or other

CSA members propose requiring disclosure of board gender diversity

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 3 2014

Certain members of the CSA, namely Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories and