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Archive for July, 2016

Summaries Sunday: OnPoint Legal Research

One Sunday each month OnPoint Legal Research provides Slaw with an extended summary of, and counsel’s commentary on, an important case from the British Columbia, Alberta, or Ontario court of appeal.

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]

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Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of Justice and collects, analyzes, enriches, and disseminates legal information in Québec.

CONSTITUTIONNEL (DROIT) : La conclusion voulant qu’une inscription commerciale rédigée seulement en anglais ou en anglais et en français mais dont les lettres sont du même format constitue une violation importante de la Charte de la langue française, tant à l’égard du critère législatif de la «nette prédominance» qu’à . . . [more]

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