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By Andrea Burke, Poonam Puri
The OSC's 2017 regulatory enforcement proceedings against Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX:HCG) and three of its executives were the result of a lengthy, extensive and highly confidential investigation.
By Mindy Gilbert, Patricia Olasker, Geoffrey Rawle
The Notice applies to a subset of MI 61-101 transactions – namely, MI 61-101 transactions that give rise to substantive concerns as to the protection of minority securityholders.
By Raj Juneja, Elie Roth, Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt
Although Canadian individuals are already subject to some of the highest tax rates in the world, the Canadian federal government released a discussion paper for consultation on July 18, 2017...
By John Bodrug, Stéphane Eljarrat, Lauréanne Vaillant, David Feldman
On July 6, 2017, the Ontario Court of Appeal upheld Karigar's conviction. The Court confirmed that a conspiracy to offer a bribe to a foreign public official is sufficient to establish an offence under the CFPOA.
By J. Alexander Moore, Zain Rizvi
The SEC's view that many ICOs constitute securities offerings will have far-reaching implications for blockchain businesses and ICOs.
By John Bodrug, Charles Tingley
The territorial scope of section 90.1 and similar reviewable conduct provisions of the Act had not previously been expressly addressed in a contested Tribunal decision.
By Jeffrey Nadler, Nir Servatka
The staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission recently began accepting from all issuers confidential submissions of draft registration statements for review by the SEC staff in certain cases.
By Neal Armstrong, Paul Lamarre
The Ontario Ministry of Finance considers partnerships and most trusts to be transparent for Ontario land transfer tax (LTT) purposes.
By Gregg M. Benson, Peter Glicklich
The Tax Court in Grecian Magnesite Mining, Industrial & Shipping Co., SA (149 TC No. 3 (2017)) (Grecian Magnesite) has determined that gain from a non-U.S. corporation's sale of an interest in a U.S. partnership ...
By William Brock, Cara Cameron, Matthew Milne-Smith, Maureen Littlejohn
On July 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Wilson v. Alharayeri (Alharayeri).
By Rhonda Rudick, Elie Roth, Raj Juneja, Michael Kandev, Christopher Anderson
The Canadian Department of Finance released a discussion paper earlier today on tax planning using private corporations.
By Steven Harris, Patricia Olasker
The OSC's reasons in In the Matter of Eco Oro Minerals Corp. were recently released, providing important guidance regarding private placements of voting securities in the context of proxy contests ...
By Diana Lyrintzis, Sarah Powell, Alexandria Pike
On June 29, 2017, the Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures released the report containing its final recommendations.
By Elias Benhamou, Anthony Arquin
On June 15, the Québec National Assembly adopted Bill 122, An Act mainly to recognize that municipalities are local governments and to increase their autonomy and powers.
By Anita Banicevic, Badar Yasin
Since its implementation in July 2014, CASL, has continued to generate a fair amount of controversy due to its broad application and the availability of significant administrative monetary penalties.
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