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Competition, antitrust & foreign investment group - 2015 report from Canada
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • January 22 2016

The Blakes Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment group 2015 Report from Canada corresponds with a historic moment in Canada for competition law


Looking Back - The 10 Most Important Appeals of 2015
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2016

Over the holidays, many reflect over the past year in search of lessons learned for the coming year. In line with this tradition the Appeals Monitor


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


Certicom v. RIM: when is a confidentiality agreement a standstill, too?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 12 2009

A recent dust-up between Research in Motion Limited (RIM) and Certicom Corp. in the course of RIM’s hostile take-over bid for Certicom has once again raised the issue of the effect and effectiveness of confidentiality and standstill agreements in Canadian M&A practice


Legal Year in Review
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2015

Recently elected governments at both the federal and provincial levels had a major impact on Canadian business in 2015, introducing a number of


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


Who says I’ve been enriched? Subjective devaluation and revaluation in restitution for unjust enrichment
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 26 2013

In an interesting decision that will no doubt influence the calculation of restitutionary awards and quantum meruit payments in Canada and elsewhere


As the dust begins to settle: assessing the impact of recent M&A deal turmoil
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 24 2009

For a number of years leading up to early 2007, we saw record growth in mergers and acquisitions activity both in North America and beyond


Private equity in franchising a lesson from Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • May 5 2015

Until about a decade ago private equity funds kept away from investing in the franchise industry. That is no longer the case. A lot of private equity


Directors’ fiduciary duty in merger negotiations
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 2 2009

In the last issue of In Brief, we noted some passages from the Supreme Court of Canada in the BCE case that directors owe a fiduciary duty to the corporation, and only to the corporation