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SEC Issues Guidance Regarding Activities Of Proxy Advisory Firms
•its interpretation that voting advice communications from proxy advisory firms are generally solicitations that are subject to SEC antifraud
United States
30 Aug 2019
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Court Rejects Deal Price As Indicator Of Fair Value In Dissent Decision
In an extraordinary decision, the Supreme Court of Yukon in Carlock v. ExxonMobil Canada Holdings ULC, awarded dissenting shareholders a 43% premium to the negotiated deal price in ExxonMobil's 2017 acquisition of InterOil.
Canada
4 Mar 2019
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Corporate Governance: More Engagement
The representation of women on boards and in executive officer positions continued to be of interest to regulators, investors and the media.
Canada
27 Dec 2018
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Canadian Developments Affecting Cross-Border Offerings Of Securities
With cannabis companies dominating the headlines in 2018, it was easy to overlook other Canadian developments affecting capital markets activities.
Canada
21 Dec 2018
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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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Legal Year In Review 2018
Osler's insights on key developments in 2018 and their implications for Canadian business.
Canada
20 Dec 2018
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Alberta Court Of Appeal Affirms Dissenting Shareholders' Rights To Interim Payments
In Brookdale International Partners, L.P., v Crescent Point Energy Corp, the Alberta Court of Appeal reversed a decision that declined ....
Canada
25 Jun 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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Livent Decision And The Scope Of Auditor Liability
In a significant decision on December 20, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada provided important guidance on the scope of responsibility of auditors in Canada.
Canada
2 Jan 2018
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The Eco Oro Decision – OSC Invokes Broad Jurisdiction In Effectively Neutralizing A Private Placement
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently released its reasons [PDF] for overturning a decision by the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) conditionally approving a private placement of...
Canada
30 Jun 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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Shareholders Divided On Proxy Access
Over the past week, a shareholder proposal requesting that the board of directors take steps to adopt a "proxy access" by-law was considered...
Canada
13 Apr 2017
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The SEC's Universal Proxy Proposal: How It Affects Canadian Companies And Investors
The proposed changes could make it easier and less costly for dissident candidates to be elected to corporate boards, which could have ripple effects on corporate governance practices...
Canada
22 Nov 2016
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Raising Capital In The United States: A Guide To Using MJDS For U.S. Public Offerings And Periodic Reporting
Canadian issuers frequently turn to the U.S. capital markets through the Multi-jurisdictional Disclosure System (the MJDS) for both financing needs and other strategic reasons.
Canada
16 Nov 2016
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Significant Corporate Governance Changes In Proposed Amendments To The Canada Business Corporations Act
On September 28, 2016, the Canadian federal government introduced Bill C-25: An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act et al.
Canada
3 Nov 2016
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"Impermissible Attempt" To Avoid Restrictions On Secondary Market Class Actions Rejected By Court Of Appeal For Ontario
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has recently confirmed that the Securities Act provides a circumscribed route for class actions alleging secondary market misrepresentations.
Canada
19 Oct 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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TSX's Proposed Website Disclosure Rules Will Expand Corporate Governance And Security Based Compensation Disclosure
The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) recently published proposed amendments to its Company Manual that would introduce mandatory website disclosure requirements for TSX-listed issuers...
Canada
21 Jun 2016
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When Should Corporations Disclose Regulatory Enforcement?
A Delaware judge dismissed a lawsuit on May 16 by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. shareholders who had alleged the corporation's management had covered up and failed to properly investigate bribes paid by executives in Mexico...
Canada
9 Jun 2016
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Ontario Securities Commission Narrows Private Party Standing For Public Interest Applications In Contested Transactions: The Corus Entertainment Decision
The decision is the first time that the OSC has formally denied standing to a party in connection with a section 127 application.
Canada
3 May 2016
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