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Hague Convention service of documents abroad
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

Obtaining judgment against an adversary is the first and often most heavily contemplated step for litigators and litigants alike. However, equally


Modernizing Ontario's business law: expert panel releases its "wish list"
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

On February 15, 2015, Ontario's Minister of Government and Consumer Services asked a 13-member panel of legal practitioners and academics to survey


Start-up crowdfunding exemption: facilitating start-up financing or risky investments?
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

Last month, an article on this blog summarized the recent amendments to the accredited investor exemption which came into effect May 5, 2015


Ontario ministry’s Expert Report recommends big changes to province’s corporate laws
  • DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2015

On July 9, 2015, an expert panel convened by the Ontario Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) released their final report (the Expert


When responding to an activist, a Special Committee’s credibility is enhanced by a clear mandate from the board
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

As we discussed in our previous post, a board faced with the arrival of an activist on the scene can benefit from establishing a special committee of


Loss of stock options: abusive or oppressive?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

The appeal of stock option plans (SOP) is undeniable. Indeed, by linking employees' personal gains to the growth of the company's share value, a SOP


Perte d'options d'achat d'actions : abus ou oppression?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

L’attrait des régimes d’options d’achat d’actions (ROAA) est indéniable : en liant les gains des cadres à l’augmentation du cours


Toshiba scandal stresses need for strong corporate governance
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2015

The current CEO and one former CEO of Toshiba Corp. resigned this week in connection with the accounting scandal the company has been embroiled in


Before a spark becomes a fire
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2015

A customer calls the manufacturer of a blow dryer to complain: sparks shoot out whenever she tries to dry her hair. How does the friendly call centre


Ontario Court of Appeal confirms parties may adjudicate contract disputes through application despite factual questions
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2015

In a recent decision, Energy Fundamentals Group Inc. v. Veresen Inc. (Veresen), the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that, even where there are