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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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Registration requirements for trusts operating a commercial enterprise only one month left to comply

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 1 2014

On July 1st, 2014, amendments to an Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises (the “Act”) came into force, requiring the registration of

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

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Not unique: Ontario Court of Appeal reaffirms that reliance on business judgment rule requires compliance by directors with duty of loyalty

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently reconfirmed that the court's deference to business decisions made by boards of directors, known as the

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

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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