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Information Flows Between Nominee Directors And Their Appointing Shareholders
Minority stake acquisitions are emerging as a global trend in today's business environment.
Canada
24 Jul 2018
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Market Insights: Private M&A Deal Terms
Every year, Torys conducts a review of private M&A deal terms in transactions we have advised on. In this latest report, we analyze the state of the Canadian M&A market ...
Canada
20 Apr 2018
3
Hostile Bids In Canada: State-Of-Play Of Deal Tactics
In their first decision to consider Canada's new takeover bid rules, securities regulators have signaled that they are reluctant to make piecemeal changes to the bid regime, providing clarity...
Canada
20 Apr 2018
4
CanniMed Poison Pill Cease Traded; Hard Lock-Ups Recognized As Legitimate Hostile Bid Tool
The OSC and the FCAAS have issued reasons for their decision to cease trade the shareholder rights plan (or poison pill) adopted by the board of CanniMed Therapeutics Inc....
Canada
22 Mar 2018
5
M&A In Canada: Resilient Market, Smart Investors
The Canadian public M&A market was active in 2017, with the number of acquisitions of domestic public company targets rising sharply by 45% year-over-year ...
Canada
26 Jan 2018
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Preparing For The 2018 Reporting Season
A broad range of corporate governance considerations will influence this year's reporting season.
Canada
25 Jan 2018
7
Delaware Supreme Court Reverses Dell Decision, Converging With Canadian Approach To Appraisal Litigation
In the appeal of the appraisal litigation concerning the take-private transaction of Dell Inc., the Delaware Supreme Court found that the Delaware Court of Chancery ...
Canada
21 Dec 2017
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Women On Boards And In The C-Suite: Will Institutional Investors Close The Gender Gap?
The Canadian securities regulators recently reported on their three-year review of women on public company boards and in executive officer positions.
Canada
7 Nov 2017
9
Canada Is Open For Foreign Business
Circumstances are cultivating a welcome environment for foreign players planning to invest in Canada.
Canada
31 Oct 2017
10
That's None Of Your Business: Privacy In M&A
You want to buy a business and you need information about the target's customers, employees and contractors before you can make your decision.
Canada
2 Oct 2017
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Canadian Securities Administrators Release Update On Material Conflicted Transactions
The Canadian Securities Administrators has published its views and expectations on the role of target boards and special committees in respect of material conflicted transactions...
Canada
21 Aug 2017
12
Informed Shareholders Take The Steam Out Of Deal Litigation
The informed choice of independent, uncoerced shareholders to approve an M&A transaction is being given more weight in the United States following a recent line of Delaware decisions.
Canada
31 Jul 2017
13
What's It Going To Take? Efforts Clauses In Commercial Contracts
You have bought a business and agreed to use "best" efforts to obtain regulatory approval of the transaction.
Canada
10 May 2017
14
Financial Advice Under More Scrutiny In M&A
Financial advice is a growing area of focus for target boards in M&A transactions and is increasingly in the spotlight in deal litigation.
Canada
19 Apr 2017
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Deal Litigation Puts Growing Pressure On Financial Advice
The recent InterOil plan of arrangement litigation in Canada has highlighted questions about the role of fairness opinions in M&A transactions...
Canada
21 Mar 2017
16
A New Era Of Canadian Defensive Tactics
"Defensive tactics other than shareholder rights plans will become more common and will attract a high level of regulatory scrutiny."
Canada
18 Jan 2017
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The Big MAC In M&A: Hold The Carve-Outs Please
In M&A, not all surprises are big enough to trigger a MAC (or material adverse change) clause, especially if they relate to a target's financial underperformance.
Canada
30 Nov 2016
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Torys Quoted In Financial Post On Private Placements As A Defence To Hostile Bids
Canadian securities regulators recently provided the reasons behind their decision not to cease trade Dolly Varden Silver Corporation's private placement...
Canada
10 Nov 2016
19
New Guidance On Private Placements As A Bid Defensive Tactic
Securities commissions in Ontario and British Columbia have provided guidance on the circumstances in which they will cease trade a private placement by a target as an inappropriate bid defensive tactic.
Canada
4 Nov 2016
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How Firm Is Your Handshake?: Letters Of Intent In M&A
You signed a non-binding letter of intent. Weeks later, negotiations to finalize the deal have stalled, and you're starting to lose interest in the transaction.
Canada
11 Oct 2016
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