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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

First prosecution of public body for Corporate Manslaughter
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 27 2015

The first prosecution of a Public Body for the offence of Corporate Manslaughter under the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007

Delaware North? The (potential) rise of appraisal litigation in Canada
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 1 2015

Under Delaware law and most Canadian corporate statutes, a shareholder who votes against a fundamental transactionsuch as a going-private transaction

Subject matter jurisdiction. Ninth Circuit holds that foreign law cannot divest a court of its constitutionally-granted subject matter jurisdiction, though the inability to grant relief requires dismissal of the claim for failure to state a cause of action
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • September 24 2015

Björn Paulsson (“Paulsson”) appealed from the dismissal of his counterclaim seeking damages under 242 of the Alberta Business Corporations Act for

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

Protecting your business’s reputation on the internet
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • August 24 2015

According to a recent survey, more consumers are reading online reviews, they are forming opinions based on those reviews quicker, they are paying

Cross-listed Canadian issuers may face clawback requirements
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • August 20 2015

Last month, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed rules (Proposal) directing U.S. securities exchanges and associations

Cybersecurity: what should a board of directors focus on?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 2 2015

Most companies today depend on networks, computers and the Internet to help manage their business. While digital technology has many benefits, it

Debunking the myth: why activism is tough in Canada
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • 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

Global regulation and investigations challenges ahead in 2015
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Africa, Asia-Pacific, Canada, European Union, Global, Middle East, USA
  • March 2 2015

Regulation and investigations remain among the primary concerns of businesses. In this briefing, we provide an overview of some of the key global and