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Ghislain Poulin And Herman Turgeon v. Her Majesty The Queen, 2016 DTC 1129
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 13 2016

L’Amiante’s corporate structure was reorganized to facilitate the departure of the taxpayer Mr. Poulin, and to integrate Mr. Hélie into the company


TCC applies the GAAR to treat post-takeover steps as a cross-border surplus strip
  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • Canada
  • July 1 2016

In Univar Holdco Canada ULC v. The Queen, 2016 TCC 159, a UK private equity firm (CVC) acquired all the shares of Univar NV (a Netherlands public


A guide to management buy-outs and directors' duties in 15 jurisdictions
  • Lexology
  • Malaysia, Peru, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Jersey, Belgium, Bolivia, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany
  • August 12 2016

A structured guide to management buy-outs and directors' duties in 15 jurisdictions


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


Clause for Concern? Sandbagging Provisions in Canadian M&A
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 21 2016

The use of express sandbagging language in M&A agreements (whether “pro” or “anti”), or the decision to remain silent, is commonly one of the most


Key lessons from the BCE decision
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2008

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released the long-awaited reasons for its decision in the BCE Inc


Tax Court Allows Deduction for Advisory Fees in M&A Transaction
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • July 22 2016

The Tax Court of Canada has recognized in a recent case that “oversight expenses” - notably investment banking and other professional advisory fees


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


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


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