Friday News Finds – July 13, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Changes are coming for Ontario’s Hydro One, and it looks like shareholders might have a say in selecting the utility company's next …

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Time for the OSC to revisit its policy on no-contest settlements

By Anita Anand  Originally published in The Globe and Mail. Arguably the most important function of a securities regulator is to enforce the law. In the Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC) recently released annual statement of priorities, the regulator pledges to deliver effective compliance, supervision and enforcement. One of the key weapons in the OSC’s enforcement arsenal …

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Friday News Finds – July 6, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. The past few weeks we’ve commented on major acquisitions shaking up the entertainment industry. Disney and Comcast are currently locked in a battle …

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Alberta Court of Appeal affirms dissenting shareholders’ rights to interim payments

Originally posted by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP  By Tristram Mallett, Colin Feasby and Olivia Dixon Corporations seeking the court’s approval of a proposed arrangement transaction under s. 193 of the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) (the ABCA) typically import into the transaction dissent and fair value payment rights consistent with those created under s. 191 …

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