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Ontario Divisional Court Decision Confirms Shareholders' Right to Requisition a Meeting
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • June 10 2017

On May 18, 2017, the Ontario Divisional Court, in a unanimous decision, set aside the decision of Justice Wilton-Siegel of the Ontario Superior

Releasing Unknown Claims: New Guidance from the Ontario Court of Appeal
  • Sotos LLP
  • Canada
  • May 23 2017

What happens if you sign a broadly worded, general release to settle an action, only to discover that, years later, a claim you didn’t anticipate

Does the MAC Have Your Back? The Use of Material Adverse Change Clauses in Canadian Loan Agreements
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 15 2017

Material adverse change (“MAC”) clauses are routinely inserted into loan agreements by lenders. However, the practical effects of enforcing a MAC

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

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

Retail industry - year in review
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • January 23 2017

As our 2016 Retail Industry Year in Review demonstrates, we are working in exciting and turbulent times for the retail industry. After a lag during

InteroilExxon Plan of Arrangement: Third Time's A Charm
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • March 21 2017

On February 20, 2017, InterOil Corporation (“InterOil”) obtained approval from the Yukon Supreme Court for an updated plan of arrangement with

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

What's New in Terms of Canadian Private M&A Deal Points: A Cross Border Comparison
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 27 2017

The latest edition of the American Bar Association's Canadian Private Target M&A Deal Points Study (the Canadian Study) was released in late December

Doing Business in Canada, An Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Investing and Establishing a Business in Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2016

This guide provides a practical overview of Canada's legal landscape to international businesses looking to establish operations in Canada or