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Jaguar Financial Corporation v. Alternative Earth Resources Inc., 2016 BCCA 193
AREAS OF LAW: Corporations; Oppression; Disclosable interest; Mineral exploration
~Shareholders are only entitled to relief for oppression if they can show they held a reasonable expectation with respect to the corporation’s conduct, and that said conduct oppressively disappointed that expectation. ~
BACKGROUND: The Respondent, Jaguar Financial Corporation, owned 18.55% of the Appellant, Alternative Earth Resources’, shares. The Appellant . . . [more]