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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | 26 Oct 2016

Are Private Placements the new poison pill? No, but they may cause some indigestion

On October 24, 2016, the British Columbia Securities Commission and Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commissions") issued reasons for their July 22


Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | 17 Jan 2011

The Ontario Securities Commission rejects deference to target boards in poison pill decisions

The Ontario Securities Commission's reasons in Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation clearly rejected the proposition that securities commissions should defer to the business judgment of a target board of directors in deciding whether to cease trade a shareholder rights plan (also known as a poison pill).

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