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Israeli Court Scrutiny Over Decisions of a Board of an Israeli NASDAQ Traded Company in a Proxy Fight
  • Barnea
  • USA, Israel
  • June 4 2018

Recently, a four month proxy fight over control of an Israeli incorporated NASDAQ traded company was settled, following a series of proceedings held

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Caution Regarding Recent ESG Focus of Certain Institutional Investors
  • Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2018

April 25, 2018 U.S. Department of Labor Issues Caution Regarding Recent ESG Focus of Certain Institutional Investors On April 23, 2018, the U.S

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 Andrews Kurth 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