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Multiple voting shares: don’t call it a comeback
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • September 2 2015

Dual class share structures have been thrust back into the spotlight by a recent flurry of initial public offerings of subordinate voting shares, a

Proxy access in Canada: CCGG proposals to give shareholders more input into the director nomination process
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2015

The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG) recently published a policy encouraging issuers to take measures to enhance "proxy access", meaning

Doing Business in Canada: A Legal Overview
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2015

It has been said that Canada is one of the most unique and enjoyable places in the world for a non-Canadian to explore. Here we

Securities law 2014: the year in review and its legal implications
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada
  • January 23 2015

2014 saw a number of significant developments in Canadian securities law, including the adoption of the new disclosure requirements addressing gender

A tale of two jurisdictions: evidentiary threshold at certification
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 22 2015

It has been the best of times for Canadian class action plaintiffs: an unprecedented level of attention from Canada’s top court has affirmed Canada’s

Supreme Court of Canada imposes common law duty of honest performance on contracting parties
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Canada
  • December 22 2014

In Bhasin v Hrynew, (2014, SCC 71), a unanimous Supreme Court ruled that the Canadian common law should now impose a duty on parties to perform their

Osler’s insights on key developments in 2014 and their implications for Canadian business.
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2014

Four securities regulatory developments in 2014 warrant special attention:The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed a new “permitted bid”

Le bureau de décision et de révision conclut que Jean Lamarre n’a pas refilé d’information privilégiée
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 4 2014

Dans sa décision rendue le 7 avril 2014 dans l’affaire Autorité des marchés financiers c. Lamarre, 2014 QCBDR 29, le Bureau de décision et de

Executive compensation- business judgment rule clarified
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2014

In Unique Broadband Systems Inc. (Re), the Ontario Court of Appeal affirmed a judgment finding that McGoey, a former director, had breached his

Rights plan update - Augusta decision charts a halfway house course
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 5 2014

On May 2, 2014 the British Columbia Securities Commission (the BCSC) ruled in favour of Augusta Resource Corporation, permitting Augusta’s