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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


Sorila v. Chan: Standard of Appellate Review not a matter of “directions”
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 4 2016

In Sorila v. Chan, the British Columbia Court of Appeal held that it was inappropriate for the standard of review to be determined by way of


Diversity Disclosure Practices 2016: Women in leadership roles at TSX-listed companies
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2016

Our comprehensive report on diversity disclosure practices last year reviewed disclosure relating to women in leadership roles by all TSX-listed