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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

What precautions should a proposed director take prior to accepting to act as a corporate director? What are the duties of a member of a board of directors?

  • Lavery de Billy LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 30 2014

A person who is invited or wishes to become a director should clearly make some prior verifications, including: His interest for the organization and

Being accountable: fiduciary duties and the business judgment rule

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 18 2014

On July 10, 2014, the Ontario Court of Appeal released an important decision regarding corporate governance and shareholders rights. In the case

Boards of Directors Modernization Act, Bill S-217

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 18 2014

On June 19, 2014, Bill S-217 - An Act to modernize the composition of the boards of directors of certain corporations, financial institutions and

Commissioner of Competition’s remarks at the 2014 Canadian Payments Association’s Payment Panorama

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 16 2014

On June 26, 2014, the Commissioner of Competition John Pecman gave a speech at the 2014 Canadian Payments Association's Payment Panorama in

The 'indoor management rule' explained

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Restrictions to unilateral contractual amendments... and to punitive damages

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 14 2014

The recent decision of the Superior Court of Quebec in the Martin v. Société Telus Communication class action puts into perspective other recent

Too much of a “good thing”? Exclusivity and enforcement in licensing agreements

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 11 2014

Exclusive product or manufacturing licenses allow retailers to leverage a partnering business's strengths, such as a strong brand name, loyal

Warning signs for directors and what you should do about them

  • Bennett Jones LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 22 2014

In our experience as board directors and advisors, we have seen many issues that have threatened or led to the demise of a company. Warning signs are

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