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All's fair, whatever that means


Lawyer Neill May
Area Corporate Finance and Securities


Article originally published in the Canadian Lawyer Magazine, June 2014

Excerpt from:  "All’s fair, whatever that means":

Many of us become experts on what is “fair” at a very, very early age.  The common expression of this expertise, of course, is oriented toward what is “not fair.”  Fairness opinions in the M&A world, rendered by financial advisers to company boards as to the “fairness” of a proposed transaction, bear certain similarities to the protestations of an aggrieved toddler.

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