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ISS Releases List of Top 25 Canadian Securities Class Action Settlements

Readers undoubtedly are familiar with ISS Securities Class Action Services’ annual report on the Top 100 Securities Class Action Settlements, focusing on the largest U.S. securities lawsuit settlements. The most recent Top 100 report is discussed here. ISS Securities Class … Continue reading

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Changes coming to Canadian Business Corporations Act (CBCA)

Bill C-25 received Royal Assent on May 1, 2018. The bill will amend the CBCA by: reforming certain aspects of director elections; creating requirements for public companies to disclose officer and director diversity representation; and introducing the new Notice-and-Access Regime. … Continue reading

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Jamaican Mother Loses Battle to Stop her Child’s Adoption by a Canadian Family

We’ve previously blogged about a Jamaican mother who had been seeking to stop the adoption of her son by a family in British Columbia. Recently, following a 4-day hearing, a B.C. Provincial Court judge ruled against the woman, granting custody … Continue reading

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Private equity and Canadian partnerships: tax considerations

Canada continues to be an attractive market for private equity (“PE“) investors with recent transactions highlighting significant investments into Canadian real estate and energy infrastructure assets. Partnerships (particularly, limited partnerships) continue to be a popular PE vehicle, providing a means … Continue reading

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Canadian Association of Law Libraries 2018 Conference – Additional Annual Reports

This is a follow-up to the post entitled Canadian Association of Law Libraries 2018 Conference – More Annual Reports.The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) started its 2018 annual conference this morning in Halifax.In preparation for the event, committees and … Continue reading

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