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"Say-on-pay": back in the spotlight this proxy season
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 22 2015

If you've been reading the business news lately it's hard to miss the renewed focus on the "say-on-pay" resolution at annual corporate meetings in


Can condo board meetings be held electronically?
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 21 2015

With today's technology, it is very easy for anyone to participate in meetings by telephonic, electronic or other communication means. We are often


Quebec Court of Appeal affirms award of punitive damages without compensatory damages in a consumer class action
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2015

On February 20, 2015, the Quebec Court of Appeal released its joint decision in four related class actions. The plaintiffs in those proceedings had


La cour d'appel du Québec confirme l'octroi de dommages punitifs en l'absence de dommages compensatoires dans le cadre d'un recours collectif en droit de la consommation
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2015

Le 20 février 2015, la Cour d’appel du Québec a rendu une décision conjointe dans quatre recours collectifs. Les demandeurs


Mobile payments is your business in compliance with Canadian regulations?
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2015

Financial technology (also referred to as "FinTech") and mobile payments are fast-growing areas of activity in Canada right now. According to a 2014


Environmental liability of directors and officers
  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

On August 29, 2013, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change (the "Minister") ordered the company


The application of the Bhasin principle of good faith: an early example
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

In its November 13, 2014 landmark decision of Bhasin v Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada established that a general principle of good faith


Foreign Investment Protection and Promotion Agreements (FIPAs) to promote and facilitate trade between Canada and certain African countries
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Africa, Canada
  • May 13 2015

The Government of Canada’s Global Markets Action Plan targets three distinct types of markets:


M&A and bulk sales in Ontario
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

The Province of Ontario has been first for a number of things. It was one of Canada's first provinces. It was the first province to pass a law which


The devil in the details: revised prospectus exemptions set to come into force
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2015

Amendments to some commonly-used Prospectus exemptions, including the accredited investor (AI) exemption, have now come into effect. Among other