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Marquee Energy Appeal Reaffirms Plans of Arrangement Law in Canada
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2016

In a decision released on November 15, 2016, the Alberta Court of Appeal allowed the appeal of Marquee Energy Ltd. (Marquee) from a prior decision of


L’abus dans le contexte d’une société par actions à capital fermé : la CSC se prononce
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2016

Dans Mennillo c. Intramodal inc., premier cas de recours pour abus ayant atteint la Cour suprême du Canada (la CSC ) depuis BCE Inc. c. Détenteurs


Oppression in the Context of a Closely-Held Corporation: SCC Weighs In
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2016

In Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc., the first oppression remedy case to reach the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) since BCE Inc. v. 1976 Debentureholders


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


Court-approved arrangements revisited: Alberta Court of Appeal hits potential curveball from Marquee Energy Ltd. out of play
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned a controversial decision of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench regarding court-approved arrangements in


Plan of Arrangement: A Vote for All? Not So, Says Court of Appeal
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

In Smoothwater Capital Corporation v. Marquee Energy Ltd. (Smoothwater), the Alberta Court of Appeal (Court) overturned the Alberta Court of Queen's


Marquee Energy Ltd.'s Successful Appeal: Shareholder Vote From Alberta Oilsands Inc. Not Required
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2016

We previously reported on the Marquee Energy Ltd (Re), 2016 ABQB 563 Re Marquee judgement in our prior post, "Future Uncertainty in Plans of


The Rise of Advance Notice Provisions in Canadian Corporate Bylaws
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2016

In recent years many Canadian firms have amended their corporate bylaws to include advance notice provisions (ANPs). ANPs provide for advance


New SCC Decision on Oppression Remedy is Instructive for Closely-Held Private Companies
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2016

In Johnny Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc. (2016 SCC 51), the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) has ruled that the failure of a company to follow formalities


InterOil and heightened judicial scrutiny of plans of arrangement
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • November 22 2016

A recent decision of the Yukon Court of Appeal (comprised of justices of the British Columbia Court of Appeal) has confirmed the importance for