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Changes To The Canada Business Corporations Act
On June 21, 2019, Bill C-97, an act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures (C-97), received Royal Assent and became law.
Canada
30 Jul 2019
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B.C. Approves New Legislation That Will Impact Private Companies: What You Need To Know
The Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2019 (the Amending Act) received royal assent on May 16, 2019 and — when certain provisions come into force by regulation
Canada
15 Jul 2019
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Mergers And Acquisitions In Canada
Canada has an active and vibrant mergers and acquisitions market.
Canada
11 Apr 2019
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M&A Trends To Watch For In 2019
As 2019 commences, it is difficult to tell what lies ahead for M&A in the coming year, particularly as M&A activity seems to have fallen off at the end of the year in the U.S. and around the world to levels not seen for some time, despite a strong year overall in 2018.
Canada
23 Jan 2019
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Supreme Court Of Canada Confirms Shareholders Do Not Have Sufficient Interest To Claim Damages From Losses Suffered By The Corporations They Own
In Brunette v. Legault Joly Thiffault, 2018 SCC 55 (Brunette), the Supreme Court of Canada confirms how standing rules in the Code of Civil Procedure, CQLR, c C-25.01 (CCP) apply in situations where shareholders want to sue on their own behalf to recover losses to the corporation they own.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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BLG Releases Seventh M&A Building Block
Social issues are those aspects of an M&A transaction having to do with people and their relationships with the parties to the transaction.
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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The Sensor: Automotive And Insurance Industries Consider Hot Issues Faced By The Autonomous Vehicle Sector
On September 17, 2018, the Canadian Automobile Insurance Rate Regulators Association hosted the "Preparing for and Insuring Tomorrow's Mobility Summit" in Calgary, Alberta (the "Summit")
Canada
6 Nov 2018
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Know Your Rights (Offerings) – An Important Financing Alternative
Canadian public companies have been making greater use of rights offerings according to a recent update from the Canadian Securities Administrators (the "CSA").
Canada
17 Aug 2018
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Bill C-25 Approaches Royal Assent
It is currently in the final stages of the legislative process.
Canada
24 Apr 2018
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2017 Year In Review: Top 10 Judicial Decisions And Trends Of Import To The Canadian Energy Industry
In 2017, Canadian courts released an unusually large number of decisions affecting the energy industry directly.
Canada
19 Jan 2018
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Differently Situated Defendants And Preferable Procedure: LBP Holdings Ltd. v. Hycroft Mining Corp.
The representative plaintiff sought to certify a class proceeding on behalf of primary market shareholders against two classes of defendants.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
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Donating Publicly Listed Shares To A Private Foundation
On May 31, 2017 the Canada Revenue Agency (the "CRA") released its view on whether a transfer of publicly listed securities by a corporation to its sole shareholder that is a private foundation...
Canada
28 Sep 2017
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ASC Dismisses Application To Terminate Soliciting Dealer Arrangement
Recently, the ASC released its decision in Re PointNorth Capital Inc., in which the ASC dismissed an application by dissident shareholders to terminate a soliciting dealer arrangement that had been entered into...
Canada
29 Aug 2017
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Do I Hear an Eco? OSC Approach to Share Issuances in Proxy Fight Echoes the Approach in Take-overs
On June 16, 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") released its Reasons for Decision in the Re Eco Oro Minerals Corp. case (the "Decision").
Canada
19 Aug 2017
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Shareholder Engagement At The Forefront Of Recently Proposed OBCA Amendments
On March 7, 2017, Bill 101, Enhancing Shareholders Rights Act, 2017 (the "Bill"), a private member's bill, was introduced in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario for the purpose of amending...
Canada
27 Apr 2017
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Canadian Rights Offerings Given A Confirmatory Green Light To Cross The U.S. Border
The Form F-7 is a prescribed form comprising two pages that "wrap around" a Canadian offering document, and is filed with the Commission under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933. The Form F-7 is effective upon filing.
Canada
13 Mar 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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Koh V Ellipsiz Communications Ltd: The "Personal Grievance" Exception Under The OBCA
In Koh v Ellipsiz Communications Ltd,1 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ("OSCJ") denied an application for a declaration brought by Tat Lee Koh ("Koh"), the largest shareholder...
Canada
18 Jan 2017
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Shareholder Activism Gets Ugly
Compared to the record setting year of 2015, shareholder activism in Canada in 2016 returned back to historic levels, with the mining and energy sectors being most frequently targeted by activists.
Canada
10 Jan 2017
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Marquee Energy Ltd.'s Successful Appeal: Shareholder Vote From Alberta Oilsands Inc. Not Required
The Arrangement would result in AOS issuing approximately 206 million shares to the Marquee shareholders, resulting in dilution of the existing AOS shareholders of approximately 49%.
Canada
29 Nov 2016
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