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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


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


Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP: Interpretation of negotiated contract reviewed on a correctness standard because appeal raised question of public importance
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2017

In Biancaniello v. DMCT LLP, the Court of Appeal for Ontario applied the correctness standard of review on an appeal involving the interpretation of


Supreme Court clarifies test for personal liability of directors for oppressive conduct
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2017

In its decision released today in Wilson v Alharayeri (Wilson), the Supreme Court of Canada has affirmed the test (originally articulated by the


New corporate criminal liability in the UK for “failure to prevent” tax evasion and other economic crimes: How will it affect Canadian businesses?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • June 2 2017

The accountability of corporate entities for financial wrongdoing is a hot topic for the UK Government right now, particularly in the wake of a


Ontario Court of Appeal declines to grant retroactive relief in securities class action
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2017

In its recent decision in Pennyfeather v. Timminco Limited, the Court of Appeal for Ontario declined to retroactively relieve the plaintiff from the


Climate Change - Why boards need to be proactive
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2017

Climate change and its potential impact are becoming increasingly relevant across the globe. In fact, the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report


Corporate governance and data issues
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2017

Corporate boards are under pressure to make data security a key priority in an age where it is not whether but when a data security incident will


Looking ahead: Climate change as a board issue
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 3 2017

Climate change is an important area of board oversight, encompassing potential long-term physical impacts on operations, risks and opportunities, as


Shareholders divided on proxy access
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 7 2017

Over the past week, a shareholder proposal requesting that the board of directors take steps to adopt a "proxy access" by-law was considered at the