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Q4 2016 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 9 2017

On December 8, 2016, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") released several new Compliance and Disclosure Interpretations ("C&DIs"


Good Tactics or Bad Faith: The Divisive Issue of Sandbagging in M&A
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 19 2017

There are few issues in a private M&A transaction as potentially divisive as the treatment of "sandbagging" in the purchase agreement. "Sandbagging"


No Changes to Arrangements: Alberta Court of Appeal Upholds Directors' Choice of Transaction Structure in Merger of Marquee Energy Ltd. and Alberta Oilsands Inc.
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2017

On November 15, 2016, the Alberta Court of Appeal overturned1 a lower court decision that would have required Alberta Oilsands Inc. (“AOS”) to


CETA paves the way for Investment Court System
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Canada, European Union, Global
  • December 6 2016

After seven years of negotiations, the European Union (EU) and Canada signed the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) on 30 October 2016


Restrictive covenants in the sale of a business
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • June 15 2012

Restrictive covenants, by their nature, are contrary to public policy and prima facie void


InterOil Decision - Implications for Fairness Opinions, Disclosure and Corporate Governance in Sale Transactions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2016

In a decision PDF with potentially significant implications for current market practice with respect to fairness opinions, disclosure and corporate


Recent Delaware decision on cancelling options in M&A transactions
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 30 2007

An important consideration in structuring any change of control or merger transaction (particularly all-cash ones), is how best to deal with outstanding options, warrants and other rights to acquire the target’s common shares, i.e., how to ensure that all such options and other rights have been exercised, cancelled or otherwise dealt with in a manner satisfactory to the acquiror on or prior to closing, this being a standard condition in merger transactions


Court-approved arrangements revisited in Canada a potential curveball from Marquee Energy Ltd
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 1 2016

A recent controversial decision of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has potentially introduced significant uncertainty with respect to the use of


Doing business in India
  • Nishith Desai Associates
  • Canada, Germany, India, Japan, Mauritius, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA
  • April 30 2015

India is the seventh largest country by area and the second-most populous country in the world. It has a large and growing middle-class with an


Legal Year in Review
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Australia, Canada, Ireland, OECD, USA
  • December 6 2016

Osler's insights on key developments in 2016 and their implications for Canadian business