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McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 29 Aug 2016

Is There a Duty to Renegotiate Contracts in Cases of Hardship?

In Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Ltd c Hydro-Québec, 2016 QCCA 1229 (English translation here), the Quebec Court of Appeal seemed to


Piper Alderman | Australia | 17 May 2011

“Without prejudice” privilege can false and misleading representations made during mediation negotiations be admissible in evidence?

In the course of a mediation, “without prejudice” privilege generally attaches to discussions regarding settlement and documents prepared in aid of settlement.


Ogier | Cayman Islands | 9 Dec 2009

Who moved my class rights? A short study of Cayman Islands law on variation of class rights

The basic question is whether under Cayman Islands Law, a variation of a right attaching to a particular class of shares has to be consented to by special majority of the members.


Gowling WLG | United Kingdom | 3 Sep 2009

Directors' duties: current interpretation and future reforms

The Companies Act 2006 (2006 Act) is not yet three years old.


Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP | Canada | 8 Dec 2008

Enhancing director protections in times of financial turmoil

The current state of capital markets combined with deteriorating financial conditions generally have caused directors to anticipate challenging times ahead for their enterprises.


Stikeman Elliott LLP | Canada | 22 Oct 2008

Defensive tactics and deal protection techniques: top ten tips from a Canadian perspective

In a change of control transaction involving a Canadian publicly-listed target (whether by way of take-over bid, plan of arrangement, amalgamation or otherwise), the role of the board of directors of the target is critical.

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