- Feb 19, 2020
Corporate directors must consider both multiple stakeholders and multiple challenges: from activist shareholders to environmental, social and governance issues to the oversight of corporate conduct ...
- Jun 14, 2019
An 80¢ dollar and the cannabis rush have lured investors to Canada from around the world.
- Apr 26, 2019
As the canadian cannabis sector continues to grow, M&A lawyers have seen a rise in major deals, both nationally and internationally
- Feb 14, 2019
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
- Jul 23, 2018
When Aurora Cannabis submitted a proposal to acquire all of the common shares of CanniMed Therapeutics, it triggered a complex struggle between two publicly traded medical marijuana producers
- Apr 27, 2018
Special purpose acquisition corporations, or SPACs, have evolved in Canada, as legal advisors experiment with creative uses for the investment vehicle
- Nov 24, 2017
With amendments rendering the ‘poison pill’ effectively inert, private placements have become the de facto M&A defensive tactic. But there are limits to their usefulness.
- Jul 25, 2017
Reasons in Eco Oro decision effectively reverses TSX approval, "sterilizes" shareholder voting rights.
- May 26, 2017
A ruling that threatens the concept of “common-interest” privilege has shaken the foundations of transactional law.
- Feb 06, 2017
Overall in 2016, there were several outbound deals, including Fortis’s acquisition of Michigan-based ITC Holdings and Enbridge’s acquisition of Spectra Energy. Lawyers told us that their “Canadian ...
- Jan 10, 2017
Yukon court of appeal shakes up longstanding M&A practice
- Mar 29, 2016
Provincial squabbling, Québec’s court challenge and questions about the extent of the new government’s commitment are raising questions
- Sep 07, 2015
For our Art of the Deal feature, we take a retrospective behind-the-scenes look at Canada’s biggest M&A deal last year and how Burger King had to let Tim Hortons have certain things its way to clinch ...
- May 29, 2015
The pace of change in corporate governance has never been faster in Canada
- Feb 09, 2015
Activist investors in Canada are increasingly focusing on detailed operational decisions. Whether this is a positive development depends on whom you ask.