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Expensive expenses

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • September 4 2014

Expense claim scandals are big news in Canada. An Alberta Premier was forced to resign, Senators were suspended from Parliament and the head of the

Is contractual interpretation a common issue?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 26 2014

Canadian courts routinely certify the interpretation of contracts as common issues in class actions. Following the Supreme Court of Canada's recent

Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 20 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the CEO, who was also a director, breached his fiduciary duty

Ontario court considers content of implied duty of good faith in business negotiations

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • 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

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

Superior Court opens door to aggregate damages in Ontario

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

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

Prepaid Payment Products Regulations coming into force

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2014

Tomorrow (May 1, 2014), the Prepaid Payment Products Regulations (the "Regulations") will come into force. The Regulations cover prepaid cards and

The new class action regime in France: what you need to know

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, France
  • -
  • April 24 2014

France's National Assembly has enacted a new consumer class actions regime, referred to colloquially as the "Hamon Law". The bill, which modifies the

Ontario court comments on common forms of fairness opinions in arrangement transactions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 7 2014

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) recently made some noteworthy observations about the evidentiary utility of fairness opinions