Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Bennett Jones LLP
On Monday, May 8, 2017, the Finance Minister introduced Bill 13: Securities Amendment Act, 2017.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Borden Ladner Gervais S.E.N.C.R.L., S.R.L. a le plaisir de publier Obligations du conseil ou du comité spécial, troisième article de la série Fusions et acquisitions : assises, cosigné par Kent Kufeldt, Louise Lee et Gordon Raman
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
This Advisory presents an overview of uses of alter ego trusts and joint partner trusts as substitutes for wills and powers of attorney in estate planning for those age 65 or older.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
People support charities for a variety of reasons. Some donate to a hospital or health charity which has provided assistance to a close relative or friend.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This resource will feature a series of articles that provide an in-depth look into different aspects of M&A transactions from start to finish, such as confidentiality agreements, negotiating deal protections and advising special committees. While the emphasis is on deals involving public companies, BLG's M&A Building Blocks is also applicable to private M&A.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On May 10, 2017, the Québec Court of Appeal (the "Court of Appeal") ruled that the plan to implement a new regulatory regime for a pan-Canadian securities regime is unconstitutional in several respects.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In response to a reference from the Government of Québec, the Québec Court of Appeal has concluded that while the governance framework for the co-operative capital markets regulatory regime...
The Government of Alberta recently passed Order in Council 135/2017 which amends the Alberta Investor Tax Credits Regulation and makes the AITC program significantly more appealing for Alberta small businesses seeking to benefit from the AITC program.
Aird & Berlis LLP
We've written in this space about the potential implications of a Trump presidency for Canada's startup ecosystem.
McMillan LLP
An old debate in corporate law is about the role, and control, of shareholders over the managers of their companies.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Members of Norton Rose Fulbright's Canadian Special Situations team have weighed in on shareholder activism in Canada with an article in the Spring Edition of Ethical Boardroom Magazine.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
There are two primary reasons for the exclusion of the principles of conflict of laws in a governing law provision.
DLA Piper
TD Bank shareholders voted in favour of the proposal; RBC shareholders voted against the proposal.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Read your contracts carefully! Beach season is coming, which means many gyms are launching "free" trials in order to entice customers to enroll in lucrative contracts at their gym.
Bennett Jones LLP
Entering into a loan transaction that also has an equity component, such as the issuance of shares or warrants, has previously given rise to some concern that the loan could ultimately run afoul...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On May 11, 2017, the CSA published CSA Staff Notice 33-319 Status Report on CSA Consultation Paper 33-404 Proposals to Enhance the Obligations of Advisers, Dealers, and Representatives Toward Their Clients.
MBM Intellectual Property Law
Last November, the province of Ontario committed to help small businesses become more globally competitive.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In a dispute between three petitioning directors (the Petitioners) and three requisitioning shareholders (two of whom were also directors) (the Requisitioning Shareholders) of Photon Control Inc. (Photon) (TSX-V: PHO), the Petitioners asked the British Columbia Supreme Court (the Court) to exercise its powers under the Business Corporations Act
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The TSX Rule Book will be required to allow for the cancellation of LOO orders at the end of the opening allocation.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Industry and First Nation governments frequently contract with each other on the basis that the signature of the Chief, or Chief and Council, is the only requirement to create a binding legal obligation...
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Torys LLP
Canadian securities regulators recently provided the reasons behind their decision not to cease trade Dolly Varden Silver Corporation's private placement...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada may have significant implications for how commercial parties conduct themselves.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Global M&A activity in the biopharmaceutical industry skyrocketed in 2014 and 2015, eclipsing US$200 billion in deal value each year and prompting EY to declare such elevated activity...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
2015 and, to a lesser extent 2016, were bumper years for M&A in the food and beverage industry, with 2016 deal activity accelerating considerably as the calendar year reached its close.
Gehlen Dabbs
When a company faces insolvency or bankruptcy, the directors (and sometimes officers) of the company can face personal liability for the company's debts.
McInnes Cooper
The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act is one of several anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws aimed at fighting corruption in the extractive resource sector ...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Earlier this year, KPMG released its Mining M&A Newsletter for the second half of 2016.
Bennett Jones LLP
On March 29, 2017, El Salvador's legislature unanimously voted to ban all metallic mining, including for gold, in the Central American country.
Cassels Brock
The disclosure of confidential information during the negotiation and due diligence phases of an M&A transaction can expose the disclosing party to various risks.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Industry and First Nation governments frequently contract with each other on the basis that the signature of the Chief, or Chief and Council, is the only requirement to create a binding legal obligation...
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