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Québec government announces strategy to keep head offices in Québec
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 28 2017

Reacting to concerns expressed for some time in Québec that too many of the province’s flagship companies are being acquired by interests outside the


Board Diversity Policy
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

Improving gender diversity has continued to be a key focus of legislators, regulators and the media in many parts of the world over the past year


Rewards points - proposed amendments in Ontario could affect hundreds of companies
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2016

The offer of rewards points (either through credit card spending or other loyalty programs) has become so ubiquitous in consumer businesses that


Court of Appeal for Ontario clarifies appropriate date for assessment of damages for breach of contract
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2016

In its recent decision in Rougemount Capital Inc. v. Computer Associates International Inc., 2016 ONCA 847, the Court of Appeal for Ontario helpfully


InterOil Decision - Implications for Fairness Opinions, Disclosure and Corporate Governance in Sale Transactions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2016

In a decision PDF with potentially significant implications for current market practice with respect to fairness opinions, disclosure and corporate


The SEC’s universal proxy proposal: How it affects Canadian companies and investors
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 17 2016

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed amendments to its proxy rules that are designed to allow shareholders using the proxy


‘A New Day Has Arrived’: Continued Focus on Individual Wrongdoing
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 4 2016

The “Yates Memo,” which instructs United States prosecutors to focus on individual wrongdoers when investigating or prosecuting alleged corporate


Bill 47 Protecting Rewards Points Act: Will rewards points become more rewarding for Ontario consumers?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2016

On October 20, 2016, Mr. Arthur Potts, the Liberal MPP for Beaches - East York, introduced a Private Member’s Public Bill, Bill 47, Protecting


Who is a Consumer? Consumer Protection Claims Where Consumers Cannot be “Objectively” Identified
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2016

A developing line of British Columbia certification decisions provides a strong basis to resist certification of consumer protection claims where the


Significant corporate governance changes in proposed amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2016

On September 28, 2016, the Canadian federal government introduced Bill C-25: An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act et al. The proposed