Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Once the amended regulations come into effect on July 1, 2016, there will be four acceptable means of delivery of a franchise disclosure document in Ontario: personally, by registered mail, by prepaid courier, and electronically.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The CSA has adopted amendments to the Companion Policy (CP 24-102) to National Instrument 24-102 Clearing Agency Requirements (NI 24-102) effective June 3, 2016.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The recent amendments to Canada's takeover bid regime may have rendered the shareholder rights plan or "poison pill" – traditionally the most powerful weapon in a board's arsenal of defensive tactics – obsolete.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The U.K. government recently enacted amendments to the U.K. Companies Act 2006, which requires non-listed U.K. companies and limited liability partnerships to maintain and file a register...
Torys LLP
The SEC has announced that it plans to modernize its mining disclosure rules and reduce regulatory conflict for international mining companies by better aligning its disclosure regime...
Crowe MacKay LLP
Internal controls are used to direct, monitor and measure your business's operations and are key to your business meeting its goals.
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
Designing internal controls for a small business or organization is a difficult task for management and/or the board to undertake.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The protection of confidentiality, according to the AMF, is the primary motivation for whistleblowers to report incidents.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
We have previously reported on human capital considerations in M&A transactions; in this post we consider how corporate culture affects a deal's possibility of success.
Dentons
On May 4, 2016, an Ontario Securities Commission panel (the Panel) issued its Reasons and Decision In the Matter of Future Solar Developments Inc., containing interpretive guidance on three central concepts in securities law...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Effective June 30, 2016, issuers distributing securities in Canada in the exempt market under certain prospectus exemptions will be required to use a new nationally harmonized form of exempt distribution report.
McMillan LLP
Teleconference, videoconference, messaging systems, chat rooms, and specialized virtual meeting software now allow for hundreds of participants to attend AGMs remotely.
Cassels Brock
In the secondary market class action context, we examine the implications of the Supreme Court of Canada's clarification of the leave threshold, and review some recent examples of successful defence strategies.
Goodmans LLP
The Statement of Priorities is published annually and offers stakeholders a glimpse into the OSC's goals and priorities for the upcoming year, including where the OSC intends to focus key resources and actions.
Miller Thomson LLP
Organizations with few governance participants, either because they are small or because they are controlled by a small group, sometimes wonder if they may operate with only a board.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Effective July 1, 2016, Ontario will permit disclosure documents required under the Arthur Wishart Act (Franchise Disclosure), 2000 (Act) to be delivered electronically to prospective franchisees.
Gowling WLG
This case deals with a share purchase transaction, where the defendant sold its corporation to the plaintiffs, holding companies owned by the two individuals intervened in the proceedings.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On June 16, 2016, the Alberta Securities Commission concluded Settlement Agreements with three senior executives from Poseidon Concepts, an Alberta corporation.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In a much-anticipated announcement, the Ontario Securities Commission said on June 16th that it will officially launch its rewards-based Whistleblower Program on July 14, 2016, less than a month from now.
Goodmans LLP
The principal issue in the case was the appropriate methodology for determining the fair value of Dell's common stock.
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Government of Canada's proposal to legalize marijuana for recreational use in 2017 has been the focus of considerable media attention, and has spurred the interest of individuals and companies desiring to enter the budding industry. This article will highlight some of the potential commercial and legal issues that will likely confront prospective market entrants.
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
The Canada Revenue Agency continues to bolster reporting requirements for foreign assets or offshore income and the penalties associated with failure to file tax returns or information returns can be onerous.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
A "pay when paid" clause is a provision sometimes found in commercial contracts stating that party B will not pay party C until party A (who is not a party to the contract) pays party B.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The proceedings arose in a contested fight over the future of Alternate Earth Resources Inc. (AER), a TSX-V listed company.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
We reported last year that global M&A in the insurance sector was rebounding after a decline resulting from the financial crisis.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The following are this week's summaries of civil decisions released by the Court of Appeal.
Minden Gross LLP
This article is the third instalment in a four-part series. The fourth and final instalment will appear in next month's issue of Tax Notes.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Interestingly, the majority of the funding going to Canadian companies in 2016 has come in later-stage financing rounds, according to Mike Woollatt, CEO of the CVCA.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
In December 2015, we reported on the record-setting M&A activity in the life sciences sector in 2015. In a post last month, we also reported on a recent surge in M&A deals in the pharmaceutical industry.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The anticipated amendments to the rules on reporting derivatives data in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba are expected to come into force on July 29, 2016.
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