BCE Inc. re Privatization

Represented BCE Inc. and Bell Canada in a successful appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada in a landmark commercial case involving the proposed $51.7 billion privatization of BCE. The decision of the Supreme Court in this case set the standard in Canada for oppression claims and non-insolvency plans of arrangement. It also clarified the law concerning the duties of directors of public companies faced with potential change of control transactions. This case resulted in the fastest commercial appeal ever heard by the Supreme Court of Canada.

Related Areas of Expertise

Commercial Disputes Directors & Officers Liability


Sean Campbell


Jim Doris