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By Steven Cutler, Oliver Desilets, Scott Fisher, Mindy Gilbert, Cynthia Hill, Peter Hong, J. Alexander Moore, Jeffrey Nadler, Patricia Olasker, Poonam Puri, Geoffrey Rawle, James Reid, Sébastien Roy, Robin Upshall, David Wilson
Canadian capital markets in 2016 were turbulent and unpredictable, to say the least. Factors that contributed to shaky investor confidence included the unprecedented British vote to exit the European Union, ...
By Melanie A. Shishler, Jennifer Longhurst
History was made yesterday when the shareholders of Toronto-Dominion Bank narrowly approved a shareholder proposal asking the board of directors to take the necessary steps to adopt a "proxy access" bylaw.
By Gillian Stacey, Andrea Burke
The bulk of Canada's anti-spam law, known colloquially as CASL, came into force on July 1, 2014. CASL sets out strict rules for a variety of online behaviours and is considered the strictest...
By James Reid, Jennifer Prieto
Could your company's next tweet or post violate Canadian securities rules? The answer may be yes...
By R. Ian Crosbie, Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt, Elie Roth, Raj Juneja, Michael Kandev, Christopher Anderson, Sharon Ford
The Liberal government's second budget (Budget 2017) comes during a period of exceptional global political and economic uncertainty.
By Justin Vineberg, Elliot Greenstone, Vanessa Pendenza
On February 22, 2017, Bill 791: An Act to amend the Consumer Protection Act in order to regulate rewards program contracts (Proposed Amendment) was introduced as a private member's bill...
By Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt, Héléna Gagné
Le 21 février dernier, le ministère des Finances du Québec a publié le bulletin d'information 2017-3 annonçant des mesures fiscales visant...
By Scott Fisher
The SEC required these foreign private issuers to begin their submissions at the end of a three-year phase-in period.
By J. Alexander Moore, Patricia Olasker, William Ainley
This statement is more emphatic and more widely applicable than we would have expected was called for by the Yukon Court of Appeal's decision.
By Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
An informative reference for foreign and domestic acquirers, targets, investment banks, shareholders and others, Davies'Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions guide has been fully updated for 2017.
By Jeffrey Nadler, Scott Fisher, Paul Watkins, Nir Servatka, Jennifer Liu, Rachel Charney
The SEC had a busy rulemaking year in 2016. As part of its Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative launched at the end of 2013, the SEC continued to propose and adopt rules...
By Heath Martin
This presentation discusses the far-reaching aspects of the new partnership audit rules provided by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 and how this legislation will affect the formation...
By Alysha Manji-Knight
Most favored nation ("MFN") clauses in vertical agreements are essentially arrangements between buyers and sellers, pursuant to which one party guarantees that the other will receive the best price...
By George Addy, John Bodrug, Charles Tingley, Jim Dinning, David Feldman
In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law...
By Nathan Boidman, Peter Glicklich, R. Ian Crosbie, Brian Bloom, Marie-Emmanuelle Vaillancourt, Gregg M. Benson, Raj Juneja, Michael Kandev, Heath Martin, Sharon Ford
The year 2016 was eventful from a Canadian tax perspective, with the current Liberal government introducing its first federal budget and important judicial developments...
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