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By Brian Koscak
By Brian Koscak and Michael Brown – Effective as of October 31, 2014, securities legislation in each of Ontario, Québec and Manitoba came into force that requires "local counterparties" which engage in derivative transactions to report certain derivatives transaction data to a designated trade repository.
By Brian Koscak
Late this summer, a new crowdfunding book was released by serial author Iain Williamson of Learn2succeed.com Incorporated.
By Brian Koscak
The Canadian Securities Administrators have maintained the status quo for exempt market dealers participating as selling group members in prospectus offerings.
By Brian Koscak
Securities regulators and those active in the financial industry seem to have their own secret language.
By Brian Koscak
The OSC recently announced that it has commenced a pre-registration review process for new registrant firms, including exempt market dealers.
By Brian Koscak
In Canada, an issuer does not have to provide an investor with a prospectus if an investor purchases, as principal, a security of a single issuer and pays $150,000.
By Brian Koscak
The Private Capital Markets Association of Canada held its 2014 Annual Conference at the Board of Trade in Toronto, Ontario.
By Brian Koscak
As Chair of the Private Capital Markets Association of Canada, I am pleased to have contributed to the PCMA’s comment letter to the Canadian Securities Administrators.
By Brian Koscak
All registered dealers and advisors need to take action now to determine whether they need to change their business practices!
By Brian Koscak
In May 2014, the British Columbia Securities Commission (the BCSC) published its 2014 Annual Compliance Report Card (the Report Card).
By Brian Koscak
I attended and spoke at a full-day conference held by the Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada in Vancouver, British Columbia.
By Brian Koscak
Equity Crowdfunding Panel Discussion With Ontario Securities Commissioner Vice-Chair James E.A. Turner
By Brian Koscak
The Portals – What Is Happening In Canada
By Brian Koscak
CFA Society Toronto – So Who Needs A Prospectus Anyway? – Shifting Landscape Of The Private Capital Markets
By Brian Koscak
Proposed Amendments To The Offering Memorandum Exemption & Proposed Equity Crowdfunding Rules – Group Discussion Forum