Corporate Insights

July 5, 2021

Amendments to the Ontario Business Corporations Act Take Effect Today

Ontario removes the Canadian residency requirement for directors and provides additional flexibility for Ontario corporations Back in October of 2020 we described proposed amendments…

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April 21, 2021

SkyLaw M&A Articles Published in Global Guide

Yesterday evening, Chambers and Partners published its Corporate M&A 2021 Global Practice Guide online, including two articles about Canadian M&A written by SkyLaw As…

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April 8, 2021

Ontario Declares Third State of Emergency and Reinstates Stay-At-Home Order

The COVID-19 variants of concern are more contagious and deadly, but the response varies greatly by jurisdiction On Monday, the Texas Rangers opened the…

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February 12, 2021

SkyLaw Participates in Ontario’s 2021 Budget Consultations

SkyLaw advocates for the proclamation of Bill 213, Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2020 In connection with its preparation of the 2021…

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February 10, 2021

You Gotta Have (Good) Faith: Supreme Court releases decisions in Callow and Wastech

When performing a contract, say what you mean, mean what you say, and exercise your discretion reasonably. Recently, the Supreme Court of Canada released…

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February 3, 2021

The B.C. Court of Appeal Upholds Approval of Plan of Arrangement Involving iAnthus and SkyLaw Client Gotham Green

These decisions set out important principles for consideration when putting forward a plan of arrangement On Tuesday, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released…

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January 14, 2021

Ontario Issues First Stay-at-Home Order Effective Today

In light of a doubling of COVID-19 cases over the past two weeks, Ontario declared a second provincial emergency and significantly tightened restrictions on…

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January 11, 2021

Spotlight On: Shareholders’ Agreements

We’re all in this together: The importance of shareholders’ agreements “Why do I need a shareholders’ agreement?” It’s a great question.  Negotiating and implementing…

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December 31, 2020

Girls, Who Run the World? Not yet: Board Gender Diversity in Canada

Presented by SkyLaw’s Diana Nicholls Mutter in a guest lecture at Western Law This fall, one of our lawyers, Diana Nicholls Mutter was invited…

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November 30, 2020

Spotlight On: So You Want to be a Director

A chance to join a board can be an honour.  Here’s what to consider. “With great power comes great responsibility” is an axiom sometimes…

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