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Torys LLP
At the federal level, in June 2014, the federal Advisory Council for Promoting Women on Boards published a report Good for Business: A Plan to Promote More Women on Canadian Boards.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Last week, Brett York, an attorney adviser in the Treasury Office of International Tax Counsel confirmed that the U.S. Treasury is willing to accept Canada's recent guidance.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
New corporate governance disclosure were released by most of the securities regulatory authorities in Canada on October 15, 2014.
Hansell LLP
Should there be a limit on the number of years an individual may serve on a board?
Dentons (Canada)
The Canadian dollar high yield market continues to provide flexibility to public dividend-paying issuers to implement and maintain their distribution policies.
Brian Koscak Blog
Late this summer, a new crowdfunding book was released by serial author Iain Williamson of Incorporated.
McMillan LLP
The CSA announced the impending implementation of new corporate governance disclosure rules aimed at increasing gender diversity on boards and in senior management positions.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Securities regulators have published amendments to the corporate governance disclosure requirements, intended to increase transparency regarding the gender diversity of boards.
Dentons (Canada)
Companies incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act (Part II) were required to be continued under the new Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The volume of global M&A activity since the beginning of the year surpassed the volume for the same period in 2013 by nearly 60%.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Mining and energy aren’t the only Canadian sectors showing promising signs in M&A activity of late.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
By December 31, 2014, obligated private and not-for-profit organizations must file a 2014 accessibility compliance report.
Goodmans LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators published an update of their proposed changes to the early warning regime.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The securities regulatory authorities finalized amendments to national instruments requiring disclosure relating to gender diversity on boards and in senior management and director tenure.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Participating provincial and territorial jurisdictions would enact uniform legislation addressing all matters in respect of the regulation of capital markets within their jurisdictions.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The CSA announced the upcoming implementation of amendments to corporate disclosure obligations to require information in regards to the representation of women on boards of directors.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
Clients often ask us to review the clauses in their sale contracts or various standard-form contracts that stipulate late-payment penalties.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Securities regulators announced that amendments to NI 58-101 and Form 58-101F1 would include stringent requirements pertaining to female representation on boards and in executive officer positions.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The CSA published amendments to National Instrument 31-103 – Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations and related instruments.
Brian Koscak Blog
The Canadian Securities Administrators have maintained the status quo for exempt market dealers participating as selling group members in prospectus offerings.
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Many believe that only public companies or large, established companies with many shareholders need to be concerned about corporate governance practices.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Most business people understand that a company is a separate legal "person" from its members and, by its creation, limits the personal liability of any individual officer.
McMillan LLP
For good reasons, the most significant concern for CEOs and Boards today is cyber-risk. How should a company prepare for it?
Stringer LLP
The recent Supreme Court decision in Sattva Capital Corp v Creston Moly Corp signifies a major shift in the judicial approach to contract interpretation.
Campbell Valuation Partners Limited
A properly drafted shareholders' agreement protects the interests of both the controlling shareholders and the minority shareholders.
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.
The marketplace is exhibiting with greater frequency what the 2008 financial crisis crystallized: volatility and risks are arising more often and from more varied sources.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
To a certain degree, contract disputes are inevitable during the life of an organization. What effect does a particular clause have?
Morrison Brown Sosnovitch
There are a number of tax benefits offered to Canadian-controlled Private Corporations ("CCPCs") and their owners.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Separation of legal and beneficial ownership of real property is common in the commercial real estate context.
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