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M&A BuildingBlocks - Duties of the Board or Special Committee
In the context of a merger, plan of arrangement, significant acquisition or disposition, or a takeover bid, the board of directors of a corporation (the "Board") must take control of the process...
Canada
23 May 2017
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BLG publie le troisième article de Fusions et acquisitions : assises
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
Canada
22 May 2017
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BLG Releases Third M&A Building Block : Duties of the Board or Special Committee
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.
Canada
20 May 2017
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What Public Companies Should Expect In 2017
With the 2017 proxy season just around the corner, many Canadian public companies may be wondering what lies ahead. On January 17, 2017, the TMX Group (the "TMX") and BLG jointly...
Canada
2 Mar 2017
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Changes To The Canadian Early Warning Reporting System
To allow the market time to digest the information in an early warning report, the acquiror is prohibited from acquiring further securities of the reporting issuer until the expiry of one full trading day after filing the report.
Canada
13 May 2016
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105-Day Take-Over Bids – What Impact On Take-Over Defences?
The long awaited amendments to the Canadian take-over bid regime and the early warning reporting regime have been introduced.
Canada
2 Mar 2016
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It's Proxy Time!
BLG and the TSX jointly hosted representatives from various Canadian public companies for a panel discussion entitled "What Public Companies Should Expect in 2016."
Canada
16 Feb 2016
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It's Proxy Time!
For many Canadian public companies, a new year signals that a new proxy season is just around the corner.
Canada
10 Feb 2016
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60 Day Bid, 120 Day Pill, 90 Day Decision... The Wisdom Of Solomon Or A Sign Of Things To Come...
In Suncor's hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands, the target adopted a poison pill that required a 120 day deposit period consistent with the required deposit period in the proposed new take-over bid regime.
Canada
2 Dec 2015
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Home Field Advantage: Forum Selection By-Laws Emerging In Canada
In Canada, forum selection by-laws have only started to emerge, with a few corporations conducting initial public offerings including these provisions in their by-laws.
Canada
1 Dec 2015
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Outsiders On The Inside: A Cross-Border Insider Trading Case Study
Dunham was the Chief Operating Officer of a Wireless Franchisor, which operates more than 400 franchise outlets that sell the services of a Major Wireless Provider.
Canada
28 Oct 2015
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Poison Pills Are Dead…Or Are They? Has The CSA Eliminated The Need For Poison Pills?
With a 50% minimum tender condition and longer deposit periods, have Canadian securities regulators effectively eliminated the need for the traditional poison pill defensive tactic?
Canada
2 Apr 2015
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CSA Finds Antidote For Poison Pill Debate
Canadian securities regulators have agreed on a common cure for the differing views on regulating a traditional M&A defensive tactic.
Canada
12 Sep 2014
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A Question Of Transparency: Lululemon Athletica Inc.
The incident serves as a helpful reminder that if such an occurrence can befall this "retail darling" it is all the more important that companies exercise sound judgment and consult appropriately regarding their disclosure obligations.
Canada
11 Nov 2013
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Does The Standstill Remain After The Train Leaves?
On November 27, 2012, the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware in In re Complete Genomics, Inc. Shareholder Litigation, issued a bench ruling enjoining Complete Genomics, Inc. ("Genomics") which was engaged with a merger with BGI-Shenzhen ("BGI") from enforcing a "Don’t Ask, Don’t Waive" standstill agreement given by a third-party bidder in the auction leading to the merger with BGI.
Canada
27 Dec 2012
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Sino-Forest - Indemnities For Advisors Are Deep In The Wilderness
The demise of a major timber player with over a six billion dollar market capitalization continues to leave its mark on the Canadian financial and legal industries.
Canada
30 Nov 2012
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Increased Focus On Executive Compensation
Executive compensation has been a topic of intense media scrutiny over the past several months.
Canada
15 Jul 2009
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