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

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
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  • June 7 2010

Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard

2014: the SCC year in review

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 16 2014

This article summarizes Gowlings picks for the most important decisions from the Supreme Court of Canada in 2014.Canada (Attorney General) v

Directors need to meet high standard to avoid liability

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 16 2014

The Tax Court of Canada again confirmed that directors of corporations will have a high burden to meet to establish a due diligence defence and avoid

Supreme Court to clarify the liability of Canadian corporations for acts of their foreign affiliates

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 11 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada today heard argument in a case that will clarify whether a judgment obtained in a foreign country against a foreign

Canadian government introduces enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy for resource companies

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 15 2014

On November 14, 2014, the Minister of International Trade announced Canada's enhanced Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategy, "Doing Business

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

The civil consequences of a tainted contract

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

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

Think twice before using an LLC in Canada

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Interlocutory injunction granted: Defendants ordered to stop using Plaintiff’s business name

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 16 2014

The Plaintiff applied for an interlocutory injunction to stop the personal Defendant and corporate Defendant, Alpha Neon Sign Consulting Ltd., from