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Lessons from RonaLowe’s
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2016

In a vindication of the Rona board's business judgment, on February 3, 2016, Lowe's agreed to acquire Rona for $24 per share in cash - a 65 premium


Take Two: Aggregate Damages Award Upheld at Ontario Court of Appeal
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2016

In our previous blog post in 2014, we had reported the Ontario Superior Court in Ramdath v George Brown College had granted the first award of


Leçons à tirer de la situation RonaLowe’s
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2016

Témoignant de l'appréciation commerciale qu'a habilement su exercer le Conseil de Rona, Lowe's a accepté le 3 février 2016 d'acquérir Rona pour la


Distress Signals: Mitigating your risk when dealing with counterparties
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • January 27 2016

The media have been paying considerable attention to the current financial distress of the energy industry in Alberta, focusing primarily on the


Legal Year in Review
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2015

Recently elected governments at both the federal and provincial levels had a major impact on Canadian business in 2015, introducing a number of


Mehedi v. 2057161 Ontario Inc.: deference not owed to motion judge’s conclusory reasons for refusing to re-open trial
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2015

The Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in Mehedi v. 2057161 Ontario Inc. addresses the factors motion judges should consider in deciding whether to


Arbitration clauses: the impact on class actions in Canada and the United States
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 12 2015

As we have discussed before, the public policy rationales for enforcing arbitration agreements are arguably at odds with the policy rationales


Pruner v. Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club: “orders under the Corporations Act” interpreted broadly to give Divisional Court appellate jurisdiction
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 29 2015

In Ontario, a Superior Court order made "under the Corporations Act" is appealed to the Divisional Court. But it is not always clear exactly what


Toronto Stock Exchange announces amendments to the Company Manual
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 15 2015

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) recently announced the approval of certain amendments (the Amendments) to the TSX Company Manual (the Company


Individual accountability for corporate wrongdoing: a perspective from United States practice as reflected in the Yates Memorandum
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 24 2015

On September 9, 2015, Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates of the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") issued a memorandum entitled "Individual