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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

"Best efforts" - "reasonable efforts" - "commercially reasonable efforts" - what do these terms mean?

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 7 2010

Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard

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

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

The 'indoor management rule' explained

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 1 2014

A person dealing with a corporation need not inquire about the formality of the internal proceedings of the corporation, but is entitled to assume that there has been compliance with the articles of association and bylaws

Think twice before using an LLC in Canada

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2013

A limited liability company (“LLC”) is a common type of business entity used in the United States of America (“US”). However, Americans planning to

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

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

Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 22 2012

Many inventors and businesses spend considerable time and resources developing new products or building customer bases

Board minutes: draft to protect privilege and confidentiality

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 19 2012

Even though the corporate secretary should presume that minutes of board meetings may be produced in litigation, the corporate secretary can take steps to assist the company’s litigator in defending against production on the basis of privilege or confidentiality