Friday News Finds – November 2, 2018

By Danica Bennewies Welcome back to another installment of Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series where we share five of the corporate and securities law news stories that dominated the headlines, and our conversations, this week. A month ago, Husky Energy Inc launched a $3.3 billion hostile takeover bid for its competitor, MEG …

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The Oppression Remedy: Clarifying Part II of the BCE Test

By Jassmine Girgis The following abstract is from a paper forthcoming in the Canadian Bar Review and is available on SSRN. Claiming oppression is easy. Only the low bar of unfairness must be overcome. It seems to arise from any unwelcome conduct in a (usually) closely-held corporation. It can be appended to any corporate misconduct …

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Friday News Finds – September 28, 2018

By Danica Bennewies It’s Friday, which means its time for another round of Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series in which we share five of the corporate and securities law news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Elon Musk took over news headlines on Thursday evening when the Securities and Exchange …

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Ford government decision is a step backward for investor protection

By Anita Anand Originally published on The Globe and Mail. The Ontario Securities Commission recently published a proposed rule banning certain commissions to dealers on mutual fund sales. The rule was not just Ontario’s initiative – it was a joint effort by members of the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), which consists of regulators from all …

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