BCE Inc. signaled a minor victory on Monday, as the Supreme Court of Canada has outlined an accelerated timetable for the Canadian telecom giant’s case brought by its bondholders.

Montreal-based BCE said in a statement that the Supreme Court in Ottawa has proposed a timetable in which it would hear the appeal on June 17. At stake is the fate of BCE’s $51.7 billion Canadian dollars ($52.2 billion) buyout by a group led by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan.

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