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The Canadian Securities Administrators recently issued for comment a package of proposed amendments to existing continuous disclosure, prospectus and audit committee rules and related policies, intended "to make the disclosure requirements for venture issuers more suitable and manageable for issuers at their stage of development."
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On July 8, 2014, Ontario’s Deputy Premier Deb Matthews introduced Bill 8, the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, 2014.
McMillan LLP
An underlying cause of the recent global financial crisis was that banks had a "build-up of excessive on-and off-balance sheet leverage."
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian government recently published for comment a consultation paper on a proposed bail-in regime applicable to Canada’s domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The notice-and-access system – under which public issuers may post proxy information circulars online rather than distribute them by mail – was adopted by a total of 319 companies this proxy season.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The OSC published the applications submitted by the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, DTCC Data Repository and ICE Trade Vault to become designated as trade repositories.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Bank of Canada and securities regulators released a list of Canadian central counterparties that can be considered qualifying central counterparties.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Last week, the Alberta Securities Commission proposed amendments to various national instruments.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On August 1, 2014, the Department of Finance issued for comment the Taxpayer Protection and Bank Recapitalization Regime: Consultation Paper.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The MFDA released a paper to provide guidance on the use by mutual fund dealers of investor questionnaires to assist in the know-your-client process.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On July 9, 2014, the federal government announced that Saskatchewan and New Brunswick had agreed to join Canada, British Columbia and Ontario in the CCMR.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
IIROC released a notice to initiate a consultation process to consider whether the existing proficiency assurance model best serves the public interest.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The CSA updated on the proposed local rules designed to set out certain requirements in relation to the application process for seeking recognition as a clearing agency.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Amendments to the Bank Act received royal assent, allowing the Governor in Council to make regulations regarding a bank’s activities relating to derivatives.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Reporter provides a monthly summary of Canadian federal legislative and regulatory developments of relevance to federally regulated financial institutions.
McMillan LLP
The LAR Guideline deviates very little from the draft; no significant modifications to the substantive components were introduced.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Quebec’s Autorité des marchés financiers published for comment the Draft Regulation to amend Regulation 91-507 respecting Trade Repositories and Derivatives Data Reporting.
McMillan LLP
The OSC published Rule 91-507 Trade Repositories and Derivative Data Reporting along with the Companion Policy, which came into effect on December 31, 2013.
Cassels Brock
Terms and phrases used in mining disclosures are technical, and industry jargon can be used inconsistently.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
An investment advisor reached a settlement agreement with IIROC whereby he agreed to a fine of $20,000, $2,000 in costs and a rewrite of the CPH.
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On August 1, 2014, the Department of Finance issued for comment the Taxpayer Protection and Bank Recapitalization Regime: Consultation Paper.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Section 427 of the "Bank Act" provides a comprehensive scheme for the giving of security over certain assets from certain types of borrowers.
McMillan LLP
The LAR Guideline deviates very little from the draft; no significant modifications to the substantive components were introduced.
McMillan LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently reconfirmed that the court's deference to business decisions made by boards of directors, known as the "business judgment rule", will not apply where the directors have breached their statutory duty of loyalty.
McMillan LLP
On March 24, 2014, Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane announced that steps were being taken by industry and regulators to put in place a code of conduct with regards to the submissions made by the banks on the panel that provides the daily quotes used to determine the Canadian Dealer Offered Rate.
McMillan LLP
The OSC published Rule 91-507 Trade Repositories and Derivative Data Reporting along with the Companion Policy, which came into effect on December 31, 2013.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On Monday, November 4, 2013, Hudson’s Bay Company ("HBC") completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of Saks Incorporated ("Saks") in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately US$2.9 billion.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
The Internet is famous for transforming unique new businesses into giant behemoths, seemingly overnight.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Literature is filled with instances when the characters are transported into a very different world where the "rules" are suddenly very different.
Torys LLP
During the financial crisis, Canadian banks and other mortgage lenders relied heavily on securitization programs sponsored by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.
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