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A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 22 2015

It has been the best of times for Canadian class action plaintiffs: an unprecedented level of attention from Canada’s top court has affirmed Canada’s

Supreme Court of Canada imposes common law duty of honest performance on contracting parties

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 22 2014

In Bhasin v Hrynew, (2014, SCC 71), a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Canadian common law should now impose a duty on parties to perform their

Osler’s insights on key developments in 2014 and their implications for Canadian business.

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 9 2014

Four securities regulatory developments in 2014 warrant special attention:The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed a new “permitted bid”

Le bureau de décision et de révision conclut que Jean Lamarre n’a pas refilé d’information privilégiée

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 4 2014

Dans sa décision rendue le 7 avril 2014 dans l’affaire Autorité des marchés financiers c. Lamarre, 2014 QCBDR 29, le Bureau de décision et de

Rights plan update - Augusta decision charts a halfway house course

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • May 5 2014

On May 2, 2014 the British Columbia Securities Commission (the BCSC) ruled in favour of Augusta Resource Corporation, permitting Augusta’s

A defamation claim without “merit” the BCCA shields directors from liability for statements made as part of continuous corporate disclosure

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2014

Public corporations are required by law to provide continuous disclosure of information likely to be relevant to existing or potential shareholders

Say on Pay: is the Canadian future voluntary?

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 27 2014

With the annual meeting season now underway, Canadian public companies that have not done so may be considering whether they will voluntarily adopt a

Company press releases during proxy fights may not be proxy solicitations

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2014

In Smoothwater Capital Partners LP I v. Equity Financial Holdings Inc., 2014 ONSC 324, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that a press

10 most important appeals of 2013

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 24 2013

In order to help lawyers argue about cases at holiday parties, the Appeals Monitor is happy to once again present our countdown of the most

Early warning disclosure in proxy contests: impact of Genesis Land Development decision

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 26 2013

Canadian provincial securities laws generally require prompt early warning disclosure when any person acquires beneficial ownership of, or the power