Tag Archives: OBCA

What’s Oppression Got to Do With It?
Posted on: February 8th, 2019 by

Everything, as it turns out. Wilfred v. Dare is a cautionary tale of the consequences of forgetting that the OBCA does not provide for a ‘no fault’ corporate divorce. Does your shareholder agreement provide otherwise? You might want to check.

The Oppression Remedy Reaches Middle-Age – Reflections 44 Years Later
Posted on: January 30th, 2019 by

The statutory oppression remedy is the The Six Million Dollar Man of commercial litigation: a “better, stronger, faster” remedy for addressing oppressive shareholder conduct.

Advocates Hit the Road at ORBA
Posted on: February 14th, 2018 by

The firm’s team of Eric Grigg, Kyle MacLean, Jeff Van Bakel, and Jim LeBer will be teaching a day-long workshop at the Ontario Road Builders Association annual “Road Building Academy” in Toronto on Tuesday February 27th. The workshop is principally focused upon contractor’s strategies for dealing with the Ministry of

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Crossing the Line: Judgment Proofing and the Oppression Remedy
Posted on: May 17th, 2017 by

The Ontario Divisional Court’s decision in T. Films S.A.. v. Cinemavault Releasing International Inc., 2016 ONSC 404 [1] is a reminder that “judgment proofing” is susceptible to attack under the statutory oppression remedy.[2]

Films S.A. involved a situation where T. Films S.A. retained Cinemavault Releasing International Inc. (“CRI”) to act as exclusive distributor

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