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"Best efforts" - "reasonable efforts" - "commercially reasonable efforts" - what do these terms mean?
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • June 7 2010

Agreements often refer to obligations being performed to a certain standard


The application of the Bhasin principle of good faith: an early example
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

In its November 13, 2014 landmark decision of Bhasin v Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada established that a general principle of good faith


The 'indoor management rule' explained
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • April 1 2014

A person dealing with a corporation need not inquire about the formality of the internal proceedings of the corporation, but is entitled to assume that there has been compliance with the articles of association and bylaws


Environmental liability of directors and officers
  • Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

On August 29, 2013, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight against Climate Change (the "Minister") ordered the company


Quebec Court of Appeal affirms award of punitive damages without compensatory damages in a consumer class action
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • May 20 2015

On February 20, 2015, the Quebec Court of Appeal released its joint decision in four related class actions. The plaintiffs in those proceedings had


Think twice before using an LLC in Canada
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2013

A limited liability company (“LLC”) is a common type of business entity used in the United States of America (“US”). However, Americans planning to


M&A and bulk sales in Ontario
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2015

The Province of Ontario has been first for a number of things. It was one of Canada's first provinces. It was the first province to pass a law which


When does an email form a legally-binding agreement? Ask the Canucks
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2015

A recent decision from the British Columbia Court of Appeal provides an important reminder when communicating by email regarding the negotiation of


12 rules for fast and effective crisis management
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2013

At the moment of crisis, a company or organization must act immediately and decisively to solve the problem and to prevent harm to people, property


Working capital as a purchase price adjustment tool
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2012

Working capital adjustments were originally designed to ensure that enough cash remains in an acquired business to allow it to operate in the ordinary course post-closing without requiring a capital infusion by the new parent or shareholder(s), or to compensate the purchaser or vendor in the event that there is too little or too much cash, respectively, in comparison with what is needed to support the business' ordinary course operations