Ms Kate Broer

Kate Broer

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Litigation

Court May Rectify Mistakes in Unilateral Pension Plan Instrument
Canada | 09 June 2009

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently issued the first Canadian decision to apply the doctrine of rectification to correct an error in the language of a pension plan document. Although the court applied the standard of convincing proof in considering whether to grant rectification, it held that only the intention of the maker of the document was at issue.

Landmark Supreme Court Case Provides Continuous Disclosure Guidelines
Canada | 11 December 2007

The Supreme Court of Canada’s recent confirmation of the landmark decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Kerr v Danier Leather Inc led many directors and officers of publicly traded companies in Canada to breathe a sigh of relief. The appeal concerned the continuous disclosure obligations of an issuer seeking to sell its shares to the public by way of a prospectus.