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Frequently asked questions non-Canadian funds selling in Canada, April 2017
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2017

The purpose of this paper is to provide a high-level overview of certain regulations applicable to non-Canadian closed-ended investment funds


Canada’s deeming rule for foreign partnerships overridden by UK treaty.
  • Thorsteinssons LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2017

Under Canada's domestic tax law (s. 212(13.1)(b) of the Income Tax Act (the ITA)), a partnership having one or more non-resident partners is deemed


Contractual Interpretation on Appeal: A Clarification
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2017

A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal has now clarified the standard of review where an appellate Court considers the lower Court's


Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave to Appeal in Churchill Falls Contract Dispute
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • April 24 2017

On April 20, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted leave to appeal to Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited (CFLCo) against


Shareholder Engagement at the Forefront of Recently Proposed OBCA Amendments
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2017

On March 7, 2017, Bill 101, Enhancing Shareholders Rights Act, 2017 (the "Bill"), a private member's bill, was introduced in the Legislative Assembly


Canadian shareholders engage with u.s.-style proxy access a brave new world, or much ado about nothing?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2017

Shareholders of the Toronto-Dominion Bank ("TD Bank") and the Royal Bank of Canada ("RBC") voted in the last few weeks on shareholder proposals made


TSX revisits proposal for enhanced equity compensation plan and corporate governance disclosure
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2017

The disclosure requirements for security-based compensation arrangements for TSX-listed issuers are once again being considered pursuant to proposed


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • April 14 2017

In Deslaurier Custom Cabinets Inc. v. 1728106 Ontario Inc and Sankar v. Bell Mobility Inc., the Court reconsidered, but ultimately upheld, its prior


Shareholder Activism: are you prepared?
  • PwC Canada
  • Canada
  • April 13 2017

How susceptible is my business to shareholder activism? This can be a challenging question to answer for many organizations. PwC's Shareholder


The Federal Budget - Some Bad Omens
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • April 12 2017

While Finance Minister Bill Morneau, in his recent federal budget, did not propose an increase in either personal or corporate tax rates, and while