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Canada Introduces New Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance Incentives
On November 21, 2018, the Department of Finance Canada ("Finance") released the 2018 Fall Economic Statement (the "Statement").
5 Dec 2018
The New Liquid Alt Funds Regime – And Some Changes For Conventional Mutual Funds And Closed-End Funds
On October 4, 2018, the Canadian securities administrators published the final version of the amendments that will create a new regime for liquid alternative mutual funds (alt funds).
9 Oct 2018
ISDE Annonce Un Investissement De 950 Millions De Dollars Dans Les Supergrappes Canadiennes
Les demandeurs doivent être des consortiums dirigés par l'industrie et inclure des entreprises de toutes tailles incluant au moins un établissement d'enseignement postsecondaire.
27 Jun 2017
CSA Staff Consultation Note 45-401 Review Of Minimum Amount And Accredited Investor Exemptions
On November 11, 2011, Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") staff issued for public consultation Note 45-401 – Review of Minimum Amount and Accredited Investor Exemptions.
12 Dec 2011
Mutual Funds Point-Of-Sale Regime: Moving To Stage 2
On August 12, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed amendments (Stage 2 Amendments) to National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure to implement Stage 2 of the point-of-sale (POS) disclosure regime.
4 Oct 2011
AIM Performance Q1 2010
Looking back at AIM's performance in 2009, (See: Is AIM on the way back up?) I speculated in January this year that an element of stability might be returning to AIM and that there was a quickening of interest in new companies coming to the market.
8 Jul 2010
Investing In Canada - US Pension and Endowment Funds
Canada is an appealing investment destination for US pension and endowment funds.
28 Apr 2010
Canadian Securities Administrators Release Staff Notice 31-315 Regarding Orders Exempting Registrants From Certain Provisions Of National Instrument 31-103 - Registration Requirements And Exemptions
The Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") released Staff Notice 31-315 on February 26, 2010. Since the coming into force of National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements and Exemptions (NI 31-103), the CSA have received applications requesting exemptions from certain provisions of the Instrument.
11 Mar 2010
Substantial Changes To The "Competition Act" And "Investment Canada Act" Enacted – Businesses Must React
On March 12, 2009, after being expeditiously passed by both Houses of Parliament, Bill C-10 received Royal Assent and is now law.
18 Mar 2009
Dramatic Changes To Canada´s Competition And Foreign Investment Review Laws Proposed In Bill C-10
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government has followed through with pre-election promises to amend Canada’s competition and foreign investment laws.1 On February 6th, Bill C-10, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures, was tabled in the House of Commons and proposes fundamental changes to the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act.
11 Feb 2009
Poison Pills After Pulse Data: The "Unique Circumstances" Defence
Prior to September 27, 2007 securities lawyers, investment bankers, investors and Canadian public companies believed that the law in relation to poison pills had been relatively well settled in Canada.
3 Jul 2008
Canadian Securities Administrators Propose Revised Registration Regime For Dealers, Advisers And Fund Managers
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued a revised draft of National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements (NI 31-103) on February 29, 2008 which responds to many of the comments industry participants had on the previous draft of the rule that the CSA issued on February 20, 2007.
27 Mar 2008
Danier Leather – The Supreme Court of Canada Weighs In
With important ramifications for investors, public issuers and their management, the Supreme Court of Canada recently confirmed an earlier Ontario Court of Appeal decision that corporations or other entities issuing shares or other securities to the public pursuant to a prospectus are not obliged under the disclosure requirements found in Ontario’s Securities Act to update the prospectus to reflect changes to material facts that occur after the final prospectus is filed but before the offering h
26 Nov 2007
Whither Foreign Investment In Canada?
In 1985, the Investment Canada Act (“ICA”) was enacted, replacing the Foreign Investment Review Act. The enactment of the ICA ushered in a period, which continues to this day, in which foreign investment has been welcomed in all but a few protected sectors.
26 Oct 2007
Canadian Federal Government Announces New Taxes On Income Trusts And Other Public Flow Through Entities
On October 31, 2006, the federal government announced proposals to introduce a new tax regime for certain publicly traded trusts and partnerships ("specified investment flow-throughs" or "SIFTs") which will essentially treat such entities like corporations and tax their investors like shareholders.
15 Nov 2006
Investment Fund Governance in Canada: National Rule to come into force November 1, 2006
On July 28, 2006 the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published National Instrument 81-107 Independent Review Committee for Investment Funds (the "Rule") in final form.
18 Aug 2006
Changes to the Securities Act (Ontario): a Source of Potential Liability for Insolvency Practitioners?
On December 31, 2005, amendments to the Securities Act (the "Act") came into force that will, for the first time, create statutory civil liability for continuous disclosure in the secondary market in Ontario.
17 Jul 2006
Danier Leather Wins Appeal of Prospectus Disclosure Case
Ontario Court of Appeal overturns earlier class action judgment that Danier made misrepresentations to IPO shareholders
14 Jul 2006
A New Conservative Government in Canada: Implications for Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review
The election of a new minority government in Canada led by Stephen Harper of the Conservative Party comes at a time of considerable debate about the future directions for competition law and policy in Canada.
14 Jul 2006
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