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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

Accountants and AML

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 25 2014

As regulators have stepped up enforcement activity for money laundering offences, resulting in some eye-popping fines, it seems a good time to review

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

Warning signs for directors and what you should do about them

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 22 2014

In our experience as board directors and advisors, we have seen many issues that have threatened or led to the demise of a company. Warning signs are

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