Register of Individuals with Significant Control – New Record Keeping Requirements for Federal Corporations

June 4, 2019

On June 13th, 2019, new amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act (the “CBCA”) will come into force requiring private CBCA corporations to maintain an additional register for individuals who, […]

Canopy Growth Corporation acquires Germany’s C3 Cannabinoid Compound Company

June 4, 2019

Canopy Growth Corporation acquired German-based, Bionorica SE-founded C3Cannabinoid Compound Company (“C3“) in an all cash-acquisition for €225.9 million (CDN $342.9 million).  LaBarge Weinstein acted as counsel to Canopy with a team […]

Shareholders’ Agreement – Transfer of shares: ROFR

June 3, 2019

In previous blog posts, we have discussed shareholders’ agreements, and matters that can be addressed by shareholders’ agreements.  One of the matters that a shareholders’ agreement can address is the […]

Kitchener-Waterloo-based AI-enabled recruitment platform ApplyBoard recently close a 55$ million Series B.

May 27, 2019

ApplyBoard uses AI algorithms to match students to programs in universities, colleges and high schools in both Canada and the United States. Students are matched with schools based on their […]

Enghouse Systems Limited recently acquired Espial Group Inc.

May 24, 2019

Enghouse Systems Limited recently acquired Espial Group Inc. in a transaction whereby Enghouse Systems Limited acquired all issued and outstanding common shares of Espial for $1.57 in cash per common […]

Shareholders’ Agreement – Transfer of shares

May 15, 2019

In previous blog posts, we discussed the benefits of having a shareholders’ agreement, and specific matters shareholders’ agreements can address.  One of the most common issues addressed by shareholders’ agreement […]

Shareholders’ Agreement – Fundamental Matters

May 1, 2019

In a previous blog post, we provided a brief overview of the benefit of having a shareholders’ agreement, and examples of matters that can be addressed by a shareholders’ agreement. […]

Shareholders’ Agreement – The election and composition of the board of directors

April 15, 2019

In a previous blog post, we provided a brief overview of the benefit of having a shareholders’ agreement, and examples of matters that can be addressed by a shareholders’ agreement.  […]

Ottawa Biotech Firm Avivagen Closes $5.3M Financing

March 29, 2019

Ottawa-based biotech firm, Avivagen, plans to break into the U.S. market with the funds from their recent $5.3 million private placement. Avivagen makes a line of natural health products designed […]

Shareholders’ Agreement – Do I need one?

March 29, 2019

Shareholders’ agreements are generally a good idea wherever you have a company with more than one shareholder. A shareholders’ agreement can set the expectations of the parties as to how […]

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