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Blog Bite: How do tax-exempt organizations differ in M&A transactions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com outlines “pros” and “cons” to determine what type of strategic option is best to combine the activities of tax-exempt organizations in th...

Blog Bite: Can parties rely on the “meeting of the minds” to save them from a mistake in an agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com examines the purpose of “entire agreement” clauses which are used to prevent parties who enter into a final contract from invoking prior disc...

Blog Bite: Should a TSX-V public company announce its intentions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com is relevant for TSX-V public companies because it sets out the relevant factors that a board of directors should consider when making the decisio...

Blog Bite: Can a non-binding letter of intent ever trump the existence of a definitive agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com examines the surprising decision in IHAG-Holding, A.G. v. Intrawest Corporation, where the terms of a letter of intent were enforced instead of t...

Blog Bite: What does “material change” mean for public disclosure in M&A transactions?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com is pertinent because it explains what is meant by a “material change” when it comes to reporting obligations for Canadian businesses. For exa...

Blog Bite: Mergers & acquisitions – what are the legal obligations of a non-binding letter of intent?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com considers a parties obligation to reach a definitive agreement despite a letter of intent (LOI) that states that the intent was non-binding. An a...

Blog Bite: What is the nature of transaction letters of intent?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explores the nature of transaction letters of intent or (LOI's). An LOI is typically used as the first step of a deal and should briefly outline ...

Blog Bite: When is a letter of intent binding?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com highlights how important it is for parties to clearly state their intentions when drafting a letter of intent (LOI). Parties may intend for an LO...

Blog Bite: Letters of intent, binding or non binding?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com illustrates how a letter of intent (LOI) can be interpreted as either binding, or non-binding on both parties. To avoid drafting a legally bindin...

Blog Bite: How Do I Negotiate a Share Purchase or M&A?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com contextualizes the role of the letter of intent in the negotiation process, orders the series of events that take place in most negotiations invo...

Blog Bite: How Can Knowledge Qualifiers Exacerbate or Mitigate Liability from Misrepresentation?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com provides an overview of how a seller can minimize liability by qualifying what constitutes knowledge of a misrepresentation, with absolute knowle...

Blog Bite: How Can a Purchaser Deal with Inaccurate Vendor Representations?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com delves into different ways parties can deal with misrepresentation or breach of warranty, including a controversial tactic involving the use of "...

Blog Bite: What Are the Consequences of Purchasing Shares Without Due Diligence?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com explores the Quebec case, Francoeur v. 4417186 Canada Inc., as a cautionary tale against entering into a share purchase agreement sans due dilige...

Blog Bite: How Do I Conduct Due Diligence in a Share Purchase or M&A?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com  After a term sheet in an asset or share purchase deal is signed, the parties will usually commence "due diligence". This article posted on our ...

Blog Bite: What is Technology Transfer?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses how, though details vary from transaction to transaction, agreements affecting technology transfers contain two essential elements: the...

Blog Bite: What is the strategic value of an “action for declaration of non-infringement?”

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com reviews the case in which a golf ball manufacturer raised a complaint against Costco, who in turn brought an action for a declaration of non-inf...

Blog Bite: Why should you execute your agreement in writing if you are hiring, or have already hired, a freelance worker in NYC?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the new "Freelance Isn't Free" Act in effect in New York City, and the new requirements it establishes for all hiring parties, whether a ...

Blog Bite: What does the phrase without regard to conflict of law principles in governing law clauses?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com seeks to explain the purpose of a specific provision in governing law clause "without regard to conflict of law principles". The author identifies ...

Blog Bite: Can an employee be terminated for just cause if it was found on the basis of unlawfully obtained evidence?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com states that the Labour Court in Belgium rejected evidence obtained unlawfully by an employer. As a result, the Court ruled that the employer could ...

Blog Bite: When can employers enforce employment agreements executed after an employee commences work?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the enforceability of employment agreements executed shortly after an employee commences work. The author uses a recent Ontario Court of ...

Blog Bites: The factors that the court considers in accounting for profit remedies in a Canadian patent infringement litigation

  This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com highlights the major issues in an important patent infringement case relating to the disgorgement of profits in Canada. The Federal Cou...

Blog Bite: Are the private communications between an owner and a contractor protected under a common interest agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com reveals the limited applicability of the common interest doctrine, which protects parties' express agreement to shield their communications (i.e., ...

Blog Bite: Will joint operating agreements be enforced where the behaviour of both parties deviates from the agreement?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses an Alberta case to illustrate that Court's will enforce written agreements even where both parties have ignored the written agreement. Th...

Blog Bite: Is there a less costly way to incorporate a company in Luxembourg?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com states that it is now possible to incorporate a company with equity and with reduced costs and fees via an alternative structure to the ordinary Li...

Blog Bite: How do I incorporate in Nigeria?

This article posted on our partner site Mondaq.com discusses the procedure, documents and eligibility requirements to incorporate a company in Nigeria. The Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) is...
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