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Lessons from the Aberdeen proxy battle

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 11 2015

In the continuing trend of small-cap proxy contests in Canada, Aberdeen International mounted a successful defense to activist investor Meson Capital

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

Risk management in a digital world addressing cyber-security threats at the board level

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 9 2015

The role of the Board of Directors has necessarily adapted to include an increased focus on risk management. In our digital world, cyber-attacks are

Theme 4: implications for class action strategy of Supreme Court decisions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 18 2014

A further theme of 2014 was the potential impact of general litigation decisions on class action practice. In particular, two decisions released by

The civil consequences of a tainted contract

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 11 2014

Recent increases in enforcement actions by the Quebec anti-corruption enforcement unit and the RCMP should be heeded by management of Canadian

Doing business in Canada

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 10 2014

Canada has invested strategically in terms of education, training and literacy and welcomes business owners and those with entrepreneurial interests

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”

Over one-third of Canadian listed issuers have adopted advance notice provisions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 28 2014

Anadian Governance Highlights from the 2013 Proxy Season, we broke the news about a massive wave of companies adopting advance notice provisions for

Enthusiasm for notice and access grows in 2014

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 28 2014

Under notice and access, security holders are provided with a notice containing details of the date, time and place of the shareholder meeting, a

Say on pay 2014: losing steam in Canada

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 28 2014

The number of Canadian companies providing their shareholders with an opportunity to vote on a nonbinding advisory resolution to approve executive