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Practical Tips For Startups: Protecting Confidential Information
For startups seeking funding, or investors looking to invest in startup companies, one of the key aspects to consider is the state of the company's intellectual property
Canada
25 Sep 2019
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Selling Your Business – Five Tips For First Timers
If you are like most successful family or private business owners, you have worked hard, experienced highs and lows over the years and learned many valuable lessons along the way.
Canada
23 Apr 2019
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Family Name Vs. Family Business
Many years ago I was asked by some former business owners to assist them with a unique problem. They had run a family business for many years and the name of the business was the family's name.
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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Property Transfer Taxes: An Added Layer Of Disclosure
In keeping with their mandate to require increased transparency from purchasers of real property, the British Columbia Provincial Government has recently enacted the Information Collection Regulation.
Canada
9 Aug 2018
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Reverse Takeovers And Changes Of Business Just Got Easier On TSX Venture Exchange
The Exchange has indicated its intention to eliminate the general requirement for sponsorship of a COB or RTO.
Canada
9 Feb 2017
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Proposed Changes To The Canada Business Corporations Act – How Could This Affect You?
Last month, the Government of Canada tabled Bill C-25 to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "CBCA").
Canada
18 Oct 2016
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Transitioning To The New Societies Act
Further to last week's post, the following sets out the immediate impact of the Societies Act (the "Act") on existing BC societies and what is require to transition to the Act.
Canada
1 Aug 2016
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BC Societies – The New Act
New legislation will come into force the end of this November to govern societies formed or operating in BC.
Canada
25 Jul 2016
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When Shareholders Can't Get Along
Many privately owned businesses have more than one owner. This can be beneficial to a business, but it also poses its own problems.
Canada
12 May 2016
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Recent Developments In The Regulation Of Defensive Tactics In Canadian Take-Over Bids
Canadian Securities regulators leave the decision to tender to a take‐over bid to a target's shareholders.
Canada
18 Apr 2016
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Business Succession – Learn From The Errors Of Others (Part 2)
Whether a business is worth $1 million or $100 million, the same principles apply when it comes to business succession.
Canada
26 Jan 2016
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OSC Considers Omission Of Gender Diversity Disclosure Serious Infraction
The OSC has taken fairly severe action against TSX listed companies that have failed to provide gender diversity information as required by amendments to National Instrument 58-101...
Canada
9 Nov 2015
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The Staged Buyout
When it comes to succession, some business owners prefer to pass the business on to their employees. Instinctively, they know that this can be a very risky way to transition the business.
Canada
22 Oct 2015
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SEC Adopts Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule
The rule will not apply to smaller reporting companies, emerging growth companies, foreign private issuers, MJDS filers, or registered investment companies.
Canada
20 Aug 2015
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SEC Proposes "Claw Back" Policy For Executive Compensation
Under the proposed rules, the listing standards would apply to incentive-based compensation that is tied to accounting-related metrics, stock price or total shareholder return.
United States
30 Jul 2015
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Differences Between The Oppression Remedy And Derivative Actions
The Ontario Court of Appeal (the "Court") recently provided much needed guidance on the distinction between the oppression remedy and derivative actions.
Canada
14 Jul 2015
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Amendments To Disclosure Rules For Venture Issuers
On June 30, 2015, amendments to various disclosure requirements for venture issuers will come into force.
Canada
21 Apr 2015
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Proxy Voting In Canada Needs Substantial Overhaul
The CSA on January 29, 2015 published CSA Staff Notice 54-303 Progress Report on Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure regarding their review of Canada's proxy voting infrastructure.
Canada
18 Feb 2015
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Canadian Securities Regulators Require Disclosure On Women's Recruitment And Participation
Securities regulators in participating jurisdictions announced amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices and Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure.
Canada
28 Oct 2014
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TSX Requires Majority Voting Policy
The Toronto Stock Exchange recently amended its corporate finance manual to require each issuer to adopt a majority voting policy.
Canada
10 Mar 2014
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