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Deemed Trusts And Priming Charges: The Alberta Court Of Appeal Affirms The Priority Of CCAA Charges Over Crown Deemed Trusts In Canada North Group
On August 29, 2019, the majority of the Alberta Court of Appeal held in Canada v. Canada North Group Inc., 2019 ABCA 314 (Canada North)
Canada
5 Sep 2019
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The Take-Over Bid Regime After Two Years
It has now been over two years since Canada's take-over bid regime was revamped to provide for a minimum 105-day bid period, a mandatory 50% minimum tender condition and a 10-day extension ...
Canada
21 Dec 2018
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What Constitutes A MAC In An M&A Deal?
On October 1, 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery released its decision in Akorn, Inc. v. Fresenius Kabi AG, finding for the first time that a buyer had properly terminated ...
Canada
18 Oct 2018
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Toronto Stock Exchange Proposes To Amend Public Company Acquisition Buy-Side Security Holder Approval Requirement
The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) is proposing to amend the requirement for buy-side security holder approval in connection with a dilutive acquisition by a listed acquirer of a target public company
Canada
4 Jul 2018
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Proposed Acquisition Of Aecon By CCCI Blocked On National Security Grounds
While CCCI does have an affiliate which is listed on the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges, that affiliate, and CCCI itself, are majority owned by the Chinese government.
Canada
25 May 2018
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Poison Pills Under The New Bid Regime: Lessons & Questions Flowing From Canada's Largest Cannabis M&A Deal To Date
On December 22, 2017, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan (FCAAS and, together with the OSC...
Canada
22 Mar 2018
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Top Public M&A And Proxy Contest Developments In 2017
While the number of Canadian M&A transactions this year has been slightly higher than in 2016, the total value of deals is somewhat lower.
Canada
29 Dec 2017
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VC And PE Firm Codes Of Conduct
Recent events at certain venture capital (VC) firms in Silicon Valley have brought into focus the importance of VC and PE firms adopting codes of conduct that explicitly address personal and sexual harassment...
Canada
10 Aug 2017
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Private M&A Transactions: Five Cross-Border Indemnification Tips Dealmakers Need To Know
U.S. M&A standards continue to influence the Canadian market, but despite the general trend of convergence in the cross-border legal market, deal terms in the Canadian M&A market still tend...
Worldwide
31 May 2017
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The Eco Oro Decision – OSC Draws The Line On Private Placements During Proxy Contests
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has overturned a decision by the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) conditionally approving a private placement of shares in the context of a proxy contest.
Canada
2 May 2017
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Clearance For Previously Blocked Investment Suggests Continued Trend Of Flexibility In National Security Reviews
In November 2016, the Canadian federal government agreed to revisit a cabinet order issued by the previous Conservative government in July 2015 that sought to unwind a transaction deemed injurious to Canada's national security.
Canada
10 Apr 2017
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Raising A PE Fund, Tips To Stand Out From The Crowd
The world of private equity investing continues to evolve, with private equity funds gaining in popularity as the favoured access point for institutional investors.
Canada
10 Apr 2017
13
Fairness Opinions After InterOil
The Supreme Court of Yukon recently issued its reasons for approving Exxon Mobil's acquisition of InterOil [PDF], which closed on February 22, 2017.
Canada
14 Mar 2017
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Québec Government Announces Strategy To Keep Head Offices In Québec
On February 21, 2017, the Government of Québec (the Government) released a Plan to Strengthen the Québec Economy as an Executive-Driven Economy (the Plan).
Canada
10 Mar 2017
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Deal Privilege May No Longer Protect Shared Legal Advice Following Minister Of National Revenue V. Iggillis Holdings Inc., 2016 FC 1352
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada may have significant implications for how commercial parties conduct themselves.
Canada
4 Jan 2017
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Recent Trends In Cross-Border Canada-U.S. M&A Activity
As part of Osler's focus on cross-border transactional activity, we analyze deal flow between Canada and the U.S. in order to update our readers on macro trends in deal flow between the two countries.
Canada
16 Nov 2016
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Contested Private Placements Under The New Take-Over Bid Regime: The Dolly Varden Decision
In a significant decision, the British Columbia and Ontario securities commissions have upheld a contested private placement by the target of an unsolicited take-over bid...
Canada
8 Nov 2016
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Contested Private Placements Under New Take-Over Bid Regime: Securities Regulators Reject Hecla Challenge Of Dolly Varden Private Placement
In a closely watched decision that follows the introduction of a new Canadian take-over bid regime earlier this year, Canadian securities regulators have declined to cease trade a private placement...
Canada
29 Jul 2016
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A Practical Guide To Canadian Public Company Mergers And Acquisitions
Osler is pleased to share our white paper Canadian Public Company Mergers and Acquisitions – a practical guide to the issues surrounding acquisitions of public companies in Canada...
Canada
11 Jul 2016
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Infographic: A Practical Guide To Representations And Warranties Insurance
The use of representations and warranties insurance for M&A transactions has grown rapidly in international markets and is on the rise in Canada.
Canada
21 Jun 2016
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