Multilateral Instrument 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions
Part 4 Business Combinations
Section 4.7

Conditions for Relief from Business Corporations Act Requirements

In Ontario, an issuer that is governed by the Business Corporations Act (“OBCA”) and proposes to carry out a “going private transaction”, as defined in subsection 190(1) of the OBCA, is exempt from subsections (2), (3) and (4) of section 190 of the OBCA, and is not required to make an application for exemption from those subsections under subsection 190(6) of the OBCA, if

(a) the transaction is not a business combination,

(b) Part 4 does not apply to the transaction by reason of section 4.1, or

(c) the transaction is carried out in compliance with Part 4, and, for this purpose, compliance includes reliance on any applicable exemption from a requirement of Part 4, including a discretionary exemption granted under section 9.1.