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

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • June 7 2010

Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard

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

Developments in personal liability of directors for unpaid wages

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2015

At law, corporations are treated as separate legal entities. This means that individuals acting on behalf of a corporation, such as directors, are

Debunking the myth: why activism is tough in Canada

  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • April 14 2015

Much has been written and said about how hospitable to shareholder activism Canada is compared to the United States. Commentators point to Pershing

Cyber-risk management guidance for corporate directors

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 14 2015

Cyber-risk management is an increasingly important challenge for corporate directors. Many commentators have said that there are only two types of

Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 16 April 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 16 2015

On appeal from the Quebec Court of Appeal. The applicant is a company that produces and assembles industrial electric motor components as a

Doing business in Asia increases compliance risk for Canadian companies

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 22 2015

In which part of the world is the risk of anti-corruption enforcement the highest? Law360 reported last week that, according to a report by

Think twice before using an LLC in Canada

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • 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

Changes to the Guarantees Acknowledgement Act (Alberta)

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 15 2015

Current Alberta legislation requires unique steps to be followed for the execution of an Alberta law governed guarantee by an individual. Changes to

Capital gains exemption extended to gifts of private shares and real estate

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2015

The Budget proposes to exempt from capital gains tax charitable gifts of cash proceeds from the disposition of private company shares and real estate