Search
Searching Content indexed under Securities by Lawson Lundell LLP ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
 
1 2  
>>Next
 
Title
Country
Organisation
Author
Date
1
Matters To Consider For The 2019 Annual Meeting And Proxy Season
Every year, reporting issuers are faced with the task of tailoring the disclosure for their annual meeting to an ever-evolving list of changes in securities laws, updates to stock exchanges rules, new guidance...
Canada
6 Mar 2019
2
CBCA Corporations Required To Track Beneficial Ownership
Corporations governed by the CBCA will be required to maintain a securities register of all individuals with "significant control" over the corporation pursuant to new legislation coming into force on June 13, 2019.
Canada
5 Feb 2019
3
CSA Publishes Staff Notice On Trends In Corporate Diversity
In May, 2018, we published a blog post on amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act relating to diversity of boards and senior management.
Canada
8 Oct 2018
4
CSA Announces Proposed National Instrument Governing Disclosure Of Non-GAAP And Other Financial Measures
The Canadian Securities Administrators have released a CSA notice and request for comment on proposed National Instrument 52-112 Non-GAAP and Other Financial Measures Disclosure.
Canada
11 Sep 2018
5
CSA Notice 32-302 Announces Revocation Of The Northwestern And Mortgage Investment Entities Dealer Registration Exemptions
On August 15, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced in CSA Notice 32-302 the pending revocation of:
Canada
20 Aug 2018
6
Social Media And Reporting Issuers
In our recent blog post discussing the publication of the Canadian Securities Administrators' latest continuous disclosure compliance review we noted that the regulators remain concerned...
Canada
13 Aug 2018
7
CSA Maintain Status Quo On Director "Independence"
In October 2017, the CSA issued a consultation paper to facilitate a discussion about the appropriateness of the current definition of "independence" for directors and audit committee members of reporting issuers.
Canada
31 Jul 2018
8
CSA Publishes Results Of Their Continuous Disclosure Compliance Review
Covering the fiscal years ended March 31, 2017 and 2018, the Staff Notice focuses on some recurring issues and some relatively new areas of concern.
Canada
26 Jul 2018
9
Securities Regulators Provide Guidance On Token Offerings
As blockchain technology continues to develop, and its role in fundraising initiatives by technology companies increases, the CSA have issued guidance on the application of securities laws to offerings of blockchain-based tokens, ...
Canada
2 Jul 2018
10
Bill C-25 - A Catalyst For Corporate Diversity In Canada?
After a long journey through the legislative process, Bill C-25, which amends the CBCA, together with the Canada Cooperatives Act and the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, received Royal Assent on May 1, 2018.
Canada
15 May 2018
11
CSA Request Comments on Soliciting Dealer Arrangements, Auguring Potential Regulation
The questions in the Staff Notice are aimed at these issues.
Canada
19 Apr 2018
12
Joint Actors And Tactical Pills: Securities Regulators Apply Canada's New Takeover Bid Regime To A Hostile Bid
Canada's takeover bid regime was overhauled in 2016, with the intention of rebalancing the dynamics among offerors, target boards, and target shareholders (the "New Takeover Regime").
Canada
17 Apr 2018
13
REMINDER: April 1, 2018 Deadline For Enhanced Website Disclosure
As discussed in our November 17, 2017 Business Law Blog post, changes to the TSX Company Manual adopted in 2017 require certain key governance documents to be posted on a publicly accessible website.
Canada
8 Mar 2018
14
Matters To Consider For The 2018 Annual General Meeting And Proxy Season
Every year, reporting issuers are faced with the task of tailoring the disclosure for their annual general meeting ("AGM") to ever-evolving securities laws, updates to stock exchanges rules ...
Canada
1 Feb 2018
15
Gender Diversity and Overboarding Dominate ISS's 2018 Proxy Guideline Updates
Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") has published its 2018 updates to its proxy voting guidelines for Canadian public companies.
Canada
11 Jan 2018
16
TSX Adopts New Website And Security Based Compensation Arrangements Disclosure Requirements, And Clarifies Disclosure Obligations Under Form 11 – Notice Of Private Placement
The TSX has also recently issued a staff notice clarifying the extent of information that must be disclosed by listed issuers under the TSX Form 11 - Notice of Private Placement.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
17
Potential Alteration Of "Independence" In Canadian Corporate Governance
Chat Ortved has written an article entitled "Potential Alteration of "Independence" in Canadian Corporate Governance."
Canada
1 Nov 2017
18
Changes Afoot On The Canadian Governance Front
Alberta's securities regulator published for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices and Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure.
Canada
5 Oct 2016
19
Supreme Court Clarifies Balance Between Deterrence And Protection In Securities Class Actions
The CIBC decision clarifies two key issues in relation to commencing securities class actions that seek damages for alleged secondary market misrepresentations.
Canada
11 Dec 2015
20
The International Comparative Legal Guide To: Corporate Governance 2015 Edition
This chapter discusses corporations in Canada, with a focus on public companies and with the intention that private corporations will find it useful in structuring and measuring their own governance frameworks.
Canada
18 Jun 2015
Links to Result pages
 
1 2  
>>Next