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Court of Appeal clarifies distinction between oppression remedy and derivative actions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 28 2015

On May 27, 2015, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released an important decision clarifying a dividing line between two statutory shareholder remedies


Say on pay votes come back in a big way: three failed votes in one week
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2015

Within a week, three failed say on pay votes have put compensation practices back in the spotlight and demonstrably shown that investors still use


Doing business in Asia increases compliance risk for Canadian companies
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

In which part of the world is the risk of anti-corruption enforcement the highest? Law360 reported last week that, according to a report by


Consumer protection: a focus for Canadian regulators in 2015
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • April 10 2015

As we enter into the second quarter of 2015, it has become clear that consumer protection will be taking center stage this year. In March of this year


Appeal Court overturns order that province pay damages to timber company over Aboriginal road blockade
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 9 2015

On February 26, 2015, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia (the Court) in Moulton Contracting Ltd v. British Columbia overturned a trial judge’s


Lessons from the Aberdeen proxy battle
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 11 2015

In the continuing trend of small-cap proxy contests in Canada, Aberdeen International mounted a successful defense to activist investor Meson Capital


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


Risk management in a digital world addressing cyber-security threats at the board level
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • January 9 2015

The role of the Board of Directors has necessarily adapted to include an increased focus on risk management. In our digital world, cyber-attacks are


Theme 4: implications for class action strategy of Supreme Court decisions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2014

A further theme of 2014 was the potential impact of general litigation decisions on class action practice. In particular, two decisions released by


The civil consequences of a tainted contract
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 11 2014

Recent increases in enforcement actions by the Quebec anti-corruption enforcement unit and the RCMP should be heeded by management of Canadian