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OSC Rejection of Insider Trading Allegations Emphasizes Prosecution Difficulties

OSC Rejection of Insider Trading Allegations Emphasizes Prosecution Difficulties

A panel of the OSC released its highly anticipated decision involving allegations of insider trading, tipping and conduct contrary to the public interest in connection with the hostile takeover bid of Baffinland. The decision dismissed all allegations against the respondents, once again demonstrating the difficulties in prosecuting such cases.

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Tim Hortons-Burger King deal puts spotlight on cross-border transactions

As the Tim Hortons-Burger King deal progresses, our lawyers offer insight into two hot topics surrounding cross-border transactions – tax inversion and the Canadian government’s foreign-investment review process. Osler is representing Tim Hortons in the transaction.

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Read the article on the tax inversion trend.

Read the article on Canada’s foreign-investment review process.

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New white paper: Food Product Liability in Canada

New white paper: Food Product Liability in Canada

Our Food Products Group explores five of the most frequent triggers for food, beverage and health product-related litigation and offers suggestions to minimize legal risk.

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Class actions for exaggerated health claims on the rise: report

Following the release of the “Food Product Liability in Canada” white paper, Sonia Bjorkquist and Craig Lockwood speak with Canadian Lawyer about the surge in U.S. class actions – a trend that is creeping its way into Canada.

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Ontario Court Considers Content of Implied Duty of Good Faith in Business Negotiations

In SCM Insurance Services Inc. v. Medisys Corporate Health LP, Justice Wilton-Siegel found that, in the circumstances, a party was given the right of first negotiation and was therefore owed a duty to negotiate in good faith.

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SCC issues ‘big change’ to contract law – Sattva gives last word to trial judges, arbitrators

Mary Paterson speaks with Law Times about the Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark decision in Sattva Capital Corp v. Creston Moly Corp., which found that arbitrators and trial judges should have the last word in most cases that turn on the interpretation of contracts.

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