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Requisitioned meeting breaks deadlock
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

A deadlocked board of directors, talk of a “public flogging”, and a court reluctant to intervene. The case of Goldstein v. McGrath is a colourful


Supreme Court of Canada confirms the validity of perpetual contracts
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2017

In a ruling dated July 28, 2017, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the validity of perpetual contracts in Québec law


Blaneys Ontario Court of Appeal Summaries
  • Blaney McMurtry LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2017

In RBC Dominion Securities Inc. v. Crew Gold Corporation, the court applied familiar principles of contractual interpretation in affirming the lower


Growing Concerns with Proposed Amendments Affecting Private Businesses and their Shareholders
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

On July 18, 2017, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau announced sweeping changes to the way private businesses and their shareholders are taxed. The


Supreme Court of Canada confirms the validity of perpetual contracts
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 10 2017

In a ruling dated July 28, 2017, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada affirmed the validity of perpetual contracts in Québec law


Do Corporations have Duties to those Affected by their Subsidiaries’ Operations Overseas?
  • Volterra Fietta
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 9 2017

On 26 January 2017, the High Court of England and Wales dismissed claims brought by Nigerian claimants against UK-registered Royal Dutch Shell Plc


Saskatchewan Court of Appeal Upholds Decision Respecting ROFR Obligations in Light of Duty of Honest Performance of Contracts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

On August 2, 2017, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal (SKCA) released its decision in Northrock Resources v ExxonMobil Canada Energy, 2017 SKCA 60, an


Directors in the crosshairs of the Supreme Court
  • Lavery de Billy LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

In the context of the case of Wilson c. Alharayeri ("Wilson"), issued on July 13, 2017, the highest court of the land confirmed the decision of the


Managing Key IT Project Risks - Part 2 of 4: Protecting Your Business
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • August 7 2017

Many IT projects continue to have an alarmingly high failure rate. In a previous blog post we discussed the importance of identifying requirements


Ontario Proposes to Ease Rule Against Payments to Charity Directors
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2017

Back to all publications On July 10, 2017, the Ontario government published a draft amendment to a regulation under the Ontario Charities Accounting