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Business Acquisitions: Canada's Securities Regulators Propose New Rules To Reduce Regulatory Burdens
New rules are on the horizon to ease public companies' obligations to report detailed information about business acquisitions.
Canada
11 Sep 2019
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Testing The Waters, Cryptocurrencies And More: U.S.-Canada Public Markets Update
There are a number of recent developments in U.S. securities regulation that will be noteworthy to some Canadian companies.
Canada
22 May 2019
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U.S. Public Offerings: All Companies May Soon Be Permitted To Test The Waters
The SEC has proposed a new rule to permit any company to test the waters for a U.S. public offering.
Canada
4 Mar 2019
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CBCA Corporations Must Begin Tracking Controlling Shareholders
CBCA corporations will soon have to establish a securities register detailing all individuals with significant control over the corporation.
Canada
24 Jan 2019
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The Call For Sustainable Capitalism
"The public expectations of your company have never been greater. Society is demanding that companies, both public and private, serve a social purpose.
Canada
24 Jul 2018
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Soliciting Dealer Arrangements On Radar Of Canadian Securities Regulators
Canada's securities regulators are seeking feedback from market participants on soliciting dealer arrangements employed in takeover bids, plans of arrangement, proxy contests and other M&A and securities transactions.
Canada
18 Apr 2018
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The Burdens Of Being A Public Company: Update On Potential Securities Regulatory Reform
Canada's securities regulators are initiating reforms to reduce the regulatory burdens faced by public companies. A broad range of potential rule changes were presented in a consultation paper last year.
Canada
4 Apr 2018
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Cybersecurity Disclosure: SEC Publishes Guidance For Public Companies
The Securities and Exchange Commission's Chair Jay Clayton issued a statement on February 21 about public companies' cybersecurity disclosures:
Canada
27 Feb 2018
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Equity Compensation Plans And Company Websites: New TSX Proposals
TSX is proposing new rules for listed companies on security-based compensation arrangements and website postings. In response to substantial feedback from market participants...
Canada
25 Apr 2017
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Potential Revamp Of Securities Regulation In Canada
Canada's securities regulators are considering revamping public companies' reporting obligations and the rules governing capital raising in the public markets in light of changing investor demographics, technological innovation and globalization.
Canada
18 Apr 2017
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Securities Regulators Publish Guidance On Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity is identified as a priority in the 2016-2019 business plan of Canadian securities regulators. Recently, they conducted a review of cybersecurity disclosure of the 240 issuers in the S&P/TSX index.
Canada
3 Feb 2017
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CBCA Reforms: Shareholder Meetings And Diversity Disclosure
The federal government made progress towards modernizing the Canada Business Corporations Act by publishing on December 14 proposed regulations under the framework bill that was tabled on September 28.
Canada
29 Dec 2016
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TSX Adopts Tailored Rules For DRIPs
TSX has adopted new rules for dividend and distribution reinvestment plans, effective immediately, to provide a complete set of standards and practices.
Canada
9 Sep 2016
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Equity Compensation Plans And Company Websites: TSX Rules
TSX is proposing new rules for listed companies on security-based compensation arrangements and website postings. Comments on the proposals are due by June 27, 2016.
Canada
10 Jun 2016
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Obama Signs Law To Help Streamline IPOs, Simplify Reporting And Facilitate Private Market Trading
A new law recently signed by President Obama—known as the FAST Act and related mostly to transportation and infrastructure—will help streamline IPOs by emerging growth companies (EGCs).
Canada
26 Jan 2016
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Guidance For Proxy Advisory Firms In Canada
Canada's securities regulators have published National Policy 25-201 - Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms.
Canada
24 Jun 2015
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Changes To The Canadian Private Placement Regime
On May 5, 2015, Canadian securities regulators amended National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions and its Companion Policy.
Canada
17 Jun 2015
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Streamlined Rights Offering Regime Proposed By Canadian Securities Regulators
A streamlined rights offering regime has been proposed by Canadian securities regulators with the objective of increasing the appeal of rights offerings as a financing method.
Canada
22 Jan 2015
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Offerings To Existing Securityholders: Ontario Adopts New Prospectus Exemption
Issuers listed on the TSX, TSX-V, CSE or Aequitas NEO will soon be able to raise capital in Ontario from their existing securityholders without a prospectus.
Canada
2 Dec 2014
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Gender Diversity And Board Renewal: New Canadian Disclosure Rules For The 2015 Proxy Season
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.
Canada
22 Oct 2014
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