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2019 Diversity Disclosure Practices Report – Women In Leadership Roles At TSX-Listed Companies
Under heightened industry and media scrutiny, TSX-listed companies continue to make progress—albeit limited – in their bid to increase diversity on boards and executive teams.
Canada
3 Oct 2019
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Canada Is First Jurisdiction Worldwide To Require Diversity Disclosure Beyond Gender; Diversity Disclosure Rules Will Apply To Federally Incorporated Public Companies Effective Jan. 1, 2020
Effective January 1, 2020, corporations governed by the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) with publicly traded securities will be required to provide shareholders with information
Canada
5 Aug 2019
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How To Draft Exclusive vs. Non-Exclusive Jurisdiction Clauses
A recent decision from the Court of Appeal for Ontario reminds us that parties using their contracts to select a jurisdiction for hearing disputes must consider jurisdiction clauses carefully.
Canada
29 May 2019
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"Testing The Waters" Before A Public Offering Of Securities: Navigating The Rules, Without Getting All Wet
It is natural to want to put a toe in the water to test the temperature before plunging in, to avoid the shock of an unexpectedly cold reception.
Canada
28 May 2019
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Doing Business In Canada Guide – New Content Available
We're pleased to let you know that we have updated our customizable, online Doing Business in Canada guide to include two new topic pages and one new section ...
Canada
23 Apr 2019
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Doing Business In Canada
Interested in starting or expanding a business in Canada?
Canada
2 Oct 2018
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New Corporate Criminal Liability In The UK For "Failure To Prevent" Tax Evasion And Other Economic Crimes: How Will It Affect Canadian Businesses?
The accountability of corporate entities for financial wrongdoing is a hot topic for the UK Government right now, particularly in the wake of a number of high-profile corporate scandals...
Canada
14 Jun 2017
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Court Rejects U.S. Pension Claim In Canadian CCAA Proceeding
In a precedent-setting decision, Justice Fitzpatrick of the British Columbia Supreme Court held that a U.S. multi-employer pension plan's claim for $1.25 billion against Canadian CCAA debtors was invalid.
Canada
8 May 2017
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Canadian Franchise Guide: Your Go-To Franchise Law Resource
For franchisors looking to expand across Canada or internationally, effectively navigating the complexities of Canadian franchise legislation can be challenging.
Canada
19 Apr 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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Financing An Unsolicited Bid: New Bid Regime Changes Financed Bid Landscape
As noted in our earlier Osler Updates, 2016 saw significant changes to the Canadian take-over bid regime that substantially impacted unsolicited take-over bids.
Canada
3 Apr 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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JPMorgan Pays $264 Million To Settle FCPA Investigation Over Hiring Practices In China
On November 17, 2016, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and a subsidiary, JPMorgan Securities (Asia Pacific) Limited, agreed to pay more than $264 million to settle claims that they infringed the U.S. FCPA.
Worldwide
12 Dec 2016
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Cash Collateral For Derivative Arrangements – Impact Of Proposed Amendments To PPSA
The Ontario Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) currently does not allow cash collateral to be perfected by "control."
Canada
1 Dec 2016
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Interoil Decision – Implications For Fairness Opinions, Disclosure And Corporate Governance In Sale Transactions
It is also accepted practice in Canada that there is no need per se for a second, fixed fee "independent" fairness opinion where the financial advisor providing the fairness opinion also receives a success fee.
Canada
23 Nov 2016
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SEC Agrees To $11.8 Million Settlement With Auditor For Alleged Audit Failures
In October 2016, the U.S. SEC announced Ernst & Young LLP agreed to pay $11.8 million to settle SEC allegations related to failed audits at oil services company Weatherford International PLC.
Canada
23 Nov 2016
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"Who Did I Make A Deal With?": Quebec Court Authorizes Consumer Class Action For False Representations Against A Franchisor
In the case Cantin c. Ameublements Tanguay inc., 2016 QCCS 4546 (the "Cantin Case"), the Superior Court of Quebec granted authorization of a proposed class action by consumers against various respondents...
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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‘A New Day Has Arrived': Continued Focus On Individual Wrongdoing
The "Yates Memo," which instructs United States prosecutors to focus on individual wrongdoers when investigating or prosecuting alleged corporate misconduct...
Canada
11 Nov 2016
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