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Under the Listing Rules, a listing applicant must be considered by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (SEHK) as suitable for listing before it can be listed....more
When Duke Energy first approached Progress Energy about a potential merger in early 2011, Duke CEO James E. Rogers assured Progress CEO William D. Johnson that he was willing to take the position of executive chairman and...more
Canadian tax amendments proposed on August 14, 2012 (the Proposals) could adversely affect structures, commonly used in the mining sector, involving Canadian corporations with foreign subsidiaries....more
Financial institutions should undertake Dodd-Frank living will preparation with care....more
It’s a truism in the world of mergers and acquisitions that there really is no such thing as a merger. There are only acquisitions, in which one company acquires, dominates, and survives the other. Many deals are billed as a...more
On June 26, 2012, Justice Wilton-Siegel of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice released his decision in Barrick Gold Corporation v. Goldcorp Inc. et al. dismissing Barrick Gold Corporation (Barrick)’s claim that Goldcorp...more
The good news is that many of the current registration fees will be eliminated including fees for registration of exploration and development work, registration of payment of cash in lieu of work, registration of portable...more
The Delaware Chancery Court denied an application for preliminary injunction to stop a stockholder vote on a merger, in In re El Paso Corporation Shareholder Litigation, Consolidated CA No. 6949-CS.
El Paso, which has...more
Public utilities could face different levels of scrutiny in merger reviews before the U.S. Federal Energy Regulation Commission, and the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission (the Antitrust...more
Recently, ENN Energy Holdings Limited and China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation jointly announced the acquisition of all outstanding shares in China Gas Holdings Limited. This acquisition triggers a requirement...more
This edition of the Osler Mining Review contains the following articles: (i) a look at the rules TSX resource companies should keep in mind when putting together a board of directors; (ii) an analysis...more
China’s investments in the United States have increased rapidly and will continue to grow in order to acquire market channels, advanced technology and other related assets. The clean technology business sector has become very...more
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The unrest currently taking place in the Middle East, along with the resulting sharp increase in world oil prices, illustrates just how dependent the U.S. has become on foreign oil imports. A generation ago, the U.S. imported...more
A summmary and business implications analysis of climate policy and carbon pricing after the 2010 Australian Federal election....more
This is a form exclusivity agreement for an oil and gas deal....more