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Due Diligence
  • Langlois Lawyers LLP
  • Canada
  • October 13 2016

You're thinking of acquiring a business and wondering whether it's worthwhile to do due diligence? Here is a summary of some considerations that will

A New Arrangement? Alberta Court Requires Shareholder Vote for Acquiring Company in a Plan of Arrangement
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • October 11 2016

In a recent Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta case, Alberta Oilsands Inc. (Re) (Alberta Oilsands), Justice A. D. Macleod made a surprising decision

La Cour d’appel ferme la porte à une doctrine américaine sur le reclassement des créanciers
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

La Cour d’appel de l’Ontario (la CAO ) a fermé la porte à l’application du principe de la subordination reconnue en equity dans le contexte des

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

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

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

Goodwill hunting: identifying and allocating value to goodwill on the sale of a business
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2012

One of the more significant issues in an asset purchase deal is the allocation of purchase price among the assets being purchased

BCE Inc. v. 1976 Debentureholders
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • December 19 2008

On December 19, 2008, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") released the detailed reasons for its decision of June 20, 2008, in the matter of BCE Inc

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