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Battles for Control of a Company: Practical Lessons from Wells v. Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

In Wells v. Bioniche Life Sciences Inc., a group of dissident shareholders attempted to gain control of Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. (the “Company”) by requisitioning a shareholders’ meeting to replace the Company’s management. Bioniche’s Board of Directors resisted the Dissidents, and the parties eventually came before Justice D. M. Brown of the Ontario Superior Court … Continue reading

Strategies for protecting companies in proxy contests

A recent trio of hotly contested proxy fights involving Norton Rose Fulbright’s Special Situations Team helped further clarify and define the rights of a board of directors to determine the timing of a shareholders’ meeting. Bioniche Life Sciences Inc. With the July 18, 2013, decision of Justice Brown of the Ontario Superior Court in Wells v … Continue reading
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