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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Bella Senior Care Residences Inc. ("BSCRI"), was the operator of a senior care facility. BSCRI owed money to Canada Life Assurance Company ("CLAC"), pursuant
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canadian dealmakers should be aware of a recent decision of the Delaware Court of Chancery addressing the circumstances in which a target company's legal privilege belongs to the purchaser after a sale transaction.
McMillan LLP
The Immunity and Leniency Programs under the Competition Act[1] are powerful tools employed by the Competition Bureau and the Public Prosecution Service of Canada ("PPSC")
SKW Schwarz
According to the Inheritance Tax Act in its current version as amended on July 01, 2016, when assets are transferred, e.g. due to inheritance, a distinction has to be made between preferential
Erdem & Erdem Law
As is clear from this provision, it is possible to grant the right to be represented on the board of directors through two methods.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On August 6, 2019 the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") in London published a new section of its Operational Guidance entitled Corporate Co-operation Guidance
Clyde & Co
Much has been written over the past year on developments or otherwise in the realm of legal professional privilege.
Dentons
On 6 August 2019, the SFO published "corporate co-operation guidance" contained within its Operational Handbook
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) released Guidance on what it expects from organisations seeking cooperation credit in the agency's investigations.
Gowling WLG
The principle that a client should be able to consult a lawyer in confidence without fear of having to disclose communications between them at a later date is a fundamental right that has long been recognised...
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
A Delaware bankruptcy court has held that a special committee's advisors cannot withhold privileged documents from a liquidation trustee appointed pursuant to a chapter 11 plan.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a recent decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled that the seller in a merger could enforce a provision in the merger agreement protecting its privilege over premerger emails with its counsel.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Upper House (sangi-in) on June 19, 2019, finally passed the bill to make major amendments to the Anti-Monopoly Act (the "AMA")–the Japanese antitrust law.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Choices made at the outset of a crisis can play a critical role in a company's ability to maintain future privilege claims. Recent cases highlight the risks of:
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In a case concerning violations of the Investment Advisors Act, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ("SDNY") held that compliance communications are not protected.
Reed Smith
It is a fairly common situation. A company is facing an issue that someone thinks the board of directors ought to know about, so general counsel retains outside counsel to provide advice
Shearman & Sterling LLP
In Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. RSI Holdco, LLC, C.A. No. 2018-0517-KSJM (Del. Ch. May 29, 2019), the Delaware Court of Chancery applied guidance from its earlier ruling
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. RSI Holdco, LLC, C.A. No. 2018-0517-KSJM (Del. Ch. May 29, 2019), the Delaware Court of Chancery held that a merger agreement provision assigning pre-merger privilege ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Shareholder Representative Services LLC v. RSI Holdco, LLC, No. 2018-0517-KSJM, 2019 WL 2290916 (Del. Ch. May 29, 2019)
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On May 6, 2019, a magistrate judge in the Southern District of New York ruled that emails exchanged among a company
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On August 6, 2019 the Serious Fraud Office ("SFO") in London published a new section of its Operational Guidance entitled Corporate Co-operation Guidance
Erdem & Erdem Law
As is clear from this provision, it is possible to grant the right to be represented on the board of directors through two methods.
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
A Delaware bankruptcy court has held that a special committee's advisors cannot withhold privileged documents from a liquidation trustee appointed pursuant to a chapter 11 plan.
Clyde & Co
Much has been written over the past year on developments or otherwise in the realm of legal professional privilege.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Choices made at the outset of a crisis can play a critical role in a company's ability to maintain future privilege claims. Recent cases highlight the risks of:
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
In the recent case raised by the former owners of department store chain McEwens of Perth against The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.
Bennett Jones LLP
In Canada, corporate criminal liability is increasingly becoming an area of focus for regulators, law enforcement officers, and the public. As stories of corporate wrongdoing have generated media
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
In a recent decision, the Delaware Court of Chancery ruled that the seller in a merger could enforce a provision in the merger agreement protecting its privilege over premerger emails with its counsel.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On 6 August 2019, the UK's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) released Guidance on what it expects from organisations seeking cooperation credit in the agency's investigations.
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