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Top public M&A and proxy contest developments in 2017
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2017

While the number of Canadian M&A transactions this year has been slightly higher than in 2016, the total value of deals is somewhat lower. There was


TSX Releases Guidance With Respect to the Information Required by Issuers When Completing TSX Form 11 Notice of Private Placement
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2017

On November 2, 2017, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) released brief guidance (the Guidance) with respect to the information required by issuers when


ASC Dismisses Application to Terminate Soliciting Dealer Arrangement
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2017

Recently, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) released its decision in Re PointNorth Capital Inc., in which the ASC dismissed an application by


Do I Hear an Eco? OSC Approach to Share Issuances in Proxy Fight Echoes the Approach in Take-overs
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

On June 16, 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") released its Reasons for Decision in the Re Eco Oro Minerals Corp. case (the "Decision"


Dissident Uses Disclosure Litigation as an Offensive Tactic in Successful Proxy Contest
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2017

In a recent proxy contest, a dissident stockholder brought a lawsuit against the company claiming that the company's disclosures about certain


The Eco Oro Decision: OSC Weighs in on Tactical Private Placements in the Context of Contested Shareholder Meetings
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Canada
  • July 5 2017

The Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC) reasons in In the Matter of Eco Oro Minerals Corp. were recently released, providing important guidance


The Eco Oro decision - OSC draws the line on private placements during proxy contests
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • April 25 2017

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has overturned a decision by the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) conditionally approving a private placement of


SEC and Activist Investors Reach Settlement over Disclosure Violations
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and a group of activist investors settled claims that the group failed to adequately disclose information


Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2017 Update
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • January 26 2017

Fasken Martineau is pleased to release its Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2017 Update. Our 2017 Update offers a review of proxy contest activity in


Lessons from Trump’s Victory: 10 Questions that every target of shareholder activism should be asking itself
  • Fasken
  • Canada
  • November 9 2016

In light of Donald Trump’s unorthodox campaign and unexpected victory, it may be worthwhile to consider whether there are any strategy lessons for