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Are dissidents in Ontario able to seek relief from the appointment of a particular individual to chair a meeting?
Can a party, in the absence of evidence of disclosure of the opportunity to the shareholders, avoid a prima facie conclusion of oppressive conduct where one of the shareholders in the first corporation is excluded from the incorporation of a second corporation so that business growth occurs in the second corporation?
Can an equal shareholder bring an application for an oppression remedy under s. 242 of the Alberta Business Corporations Act?
Can an investor force a corporation to repay her shareholder loans?
Can oppression remedy be claimed when there is shareholders' deadlock regarding buying/selling of shares?
Did the trial judge err in determining that your client's son owed your client no compensation for her interest in the family business beyond the value of her shares in the company?
Does failing to disclose a non-arm's length transaction between management and the corporation, and failing to provide financial statements or to hold shareholders' meetings constitute oppressive conduct under s. 242 of the Alberta Business Corporations Act?
Does the exclusion of the minority shareholder from the day-to-day operations of the company where he signaled that he wanted to be bought out, constitute oppressive conduct by the majority shareholder?
Does the existence of an ongoing law suit between the parties in their individual capacities demonstrate that there is a private vendetta or family dispute such that a derivative action would not be in good faith or in the best interest of the corporation?
Does the tripartite test used for deciding whether or not to order an injunction apply to interim relief from oppression granted under s. 242(3)(a) of the Alberta Business Corporations Act?
Has oppression occurred where business partners with equal ownership and equal management and operational duties have a personal falling out whereby one partner physically locks the other partner out of the premises; removes access to banking and financial information; and opens a competing business next door?
How do the courts in British Columbia and Alberta define “the best interests of the corporation” when considering leave to grant a derivative action?
How does the court determine the “fair value” of shares for the purpose of dissent proceedings?
How have courts interpreted the requirement of “physical attendance” and the use of communication technologies to conduct shareholder meetings?
How many members are required to form a quorum where the articles of the corporation do not dictate the requirements?
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