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The Board’s Role in Crisis Management
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 18 2016

Whether a private or public company, a not-for-profit, a Crown corporation or government agency, every enterprise will face a crisis sooner or later


Major U.S. anti-inversion regulations impact Canadian companies both in and out of the inversion sandbox
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 11 2016

On Monday April 4, 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department released a comprehensive set of temporary regulations that are designed to stop the flow of


Arbitration clauses: the impact on class actions in Canada and the United States
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 12 2015

As we have discussed before, the public policy rationales for enforcing arbitration agreements are arguably at odds with the policy rationales


Individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing: a perspective from United States practice as reflected in the Yates Memorandum
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 24 2015

On September 9, 2015, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates of the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued a memorandum entitled "Individual


A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • 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


Osler webinar : internal investigations
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 29 2013

Formation qui se veut un guide pour mener à bien des enquêtes internes multijuridictionnelles axées sur la conformité à la loi anticorruption d’un


“Don’t ask, don’t waive” standstill provisions and the board’s duty to stay informed
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 30 2013

A trio of Delaware Court of Chancery rulings in 2012 have re-emphasized a target board’s duty to stay informed of material information throughout all


The state of play on say on pay in Canada in 2012
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 12 2012

The number of Canadian issuers that have agreed to provide their shareholders with the opportunity to vote on an advisory resolution on executive compensation, or say on pay vote, has slowly continued to increase


Major reforms enacted to stimulate public and private capital raising in the United States
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 5 2012

On April 5, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, which makes significant changes to existing U.S. federal securities laws intended to make it easier for small and emerging companies to conduct public and private securities offerings in the United States


International Financial Reporting Standards and rate-regulated industries - closing the gap through U.S. GAAP
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 9 2011

The required adoption of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) by Canadian reporting issuers is presenting difficult issues for utilities and other participants in rate-regulated industries which could result in significant asset write-downs and impairments