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Canadian Securities Administrators Propose Amendments to Business Acquisition Report Requirements September-10-2019
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CBCA Diversity Disclosure Requirements Effective for 2020 Proxy Season, September 2019 September-1-2019
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Third-Party Beneficiaries and Nougat September-1-2019
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What Makes a “Utility Token”? - SEC Delivers Rare No-Action Letter to Token Issuer August-27-2019
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CBCA Diversity Disclosure Requirements Effective for 2020 Proxy Season August-8-2019
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CSA Provides Guidance Aimed at Improving Disclosure of Material Climate Change-Related Risks August-7-2019
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The Subsidiary Entity August-1-2019
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Canadian Securities Administrator to Consider Regulatory Framework for Crypto Assets June-18-2019
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OSC Launches Pre-Filing Review of Mining Technical Disclosure in Short Form Prospectus Offerings June-7-2019
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That's What Proxies Are For! June-1-2019
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Canadian Securities Administrators Propose Amendments to Business Acquisition Report Requirements September-10-2019
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CBCA Diversity Disclosure Requirements Effective for 2020 Proxy Season, September 2019 September-1-2019
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Third-Party Beneficiaries and Nougat September-1-2019
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What Makes a “Utility Token”? - SEC Delivers Rare No-Action Letter to Token Issuer August-27-2019
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CBCA Diversity Disclosure Requirements Effective for 2020 Proxy Season August-8-2019
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CSA Provides Guidance Aimed at Improving Disclosure of Material Climate Change-Related Risks August-7-2019
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The Subsidiary Entity August-1-2019
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Canadian Securities Administrator to Consider Regulatory Framework for Crypto Assets June-18-2019
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OSC Launches Pre-Filing Review of Mining Technical Disclosure in Short Form Prospectus Offerings June-7-2019
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That's What Proxies Are For! June-1-2019
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IIROC Guidance on Soliciting Dealer Arrangements and the Use of “Vote Buying” in Contested Director Elections May-28-2019
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Legal Landscape Applicable to the Regulation of Cannabis in Canada April-16-2019
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TSX Introduces TSX Sandbox – A New Framework for Listing Applications April-15-2019
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New Disclosure Rules and Guidance Related to the 2019 Proxy Season February-4-2019
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Key Areas of Focus for the 2019 Proxy Season February-4-2019
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A Short Story About Short Selling February-1-2019
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OSC Continues Ongoing Efforts to Reduce Regulatory Burden January-28-2019
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New CBCA Record Keeping Requirements on the Horizon January-24-2019
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The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review - Fifth Edition January-22-2019
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Green Eggs and Securities Ham January-1-2019
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Supreme Court of Canada Refuses Leave to Appeal on Insider Trading and Tipping Restrictions Case December-19-2018
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Glass Lewis Releases 2019 Canadian Proxy Voting Guidelines December-6-2018
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Ontario (Late to the Party) Retail Cannabis Update… With More to Come… November-29-2018
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ISS Releases 2019 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates for Canada November-21-2018
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CSA Provides Guidance on Disclosure Expectations for Cannabis Issuers October-12-2018
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Lessons From the SEC’s Recent Settlements With Unregistered Cryptocurrency Firms October-11-2018
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TSX Amends Rules Governing Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations; Eliminates Shareholder Meeting Requirement October-9-2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Release Results of Fourth Gender Diversity Review October-4-2018
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The Population of Misrepresentation October-1-2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Introduce New Rules for Disclosure of Non-GAAP Financial Measures September-25-2018
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An everyday story of trading Volk August-1-2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Provide Update on Approach to Director and Audit Committee Member Independence July-30-2018
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CSA Announces Results of Continuous Disclosure Review for Fiscal Years 2017 and 2018 July-24-2018
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OSC Publishes Statement of Priorities for 2018-2019 July-9-2018
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Focus on Substance Over Form - CSA Provides Further Guidance on Token Offerings June-12-2018
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TSX Proposes Amendments to Rules Governing Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations June-4-2018
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Planning for an IPO in Canada May-23-2018
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Cryptocurrency in Canada May-22-2018
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TSX Provides Additional Guidance on Pricing Prospectus Offerings and Private Placements May-15-2018
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Insider Trading as Baseball Season Starts May-1-2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Outline Disclosure Expectations for Real Estate Reporting Issuers April-17-2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Shine Spotlight on Soliciting Dealer Arrangements April-16-2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Release Report on Climate Change-Related Disclosure Project April-10-2018
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Canada’s Privacy Breach Notification Requirements Coming into Force April-5-2018
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New Prospectus Exemptions in Canada for Foreign Distributions April-3-2018
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Canadian Securities Regulators Announce Upcoming Policy Projects Aimed to Reduce Regulatory Burden on Canadian Public Companies March-29-2018
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Securities Regulators Clarify Ground Rules for Take-Over Bids in Canada March-19-2018
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Regulatory Authorities to Know Before Doing Business in Crypto February-12-2018
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Reminder of April 1, 2018 Deadline for Compliance With TSX Website Disclosure Requirements February-12-2018
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Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies Scope of Insider Trading and Tipping Restrictions February-8-2018
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Travelling in securities February-1-2018
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New Disclosure Rules and Guidance Related to the 2018 Proxy Season January-30-2018
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Read This Before Your ICO: Minimizing the Risk of a Securities Token January-17-2018
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Director independence depends January-1-2018
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ICO Wars: The SEC Strikes Back December-18-2017
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Read this Before Your ICO: Exploring the SAFT Framework for Compliant Token Sales in Canada December-6-2017
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Glass Lewis Releases 2018 Canadian Proxy Voting Guidelines December-4-2017
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ISS Releases Final 2018 Voting Policy Updates for Canada November-20-2017
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TSX Clarifies Disclosure Expectations for Private Placements in Wake of Eco Oro November-6-2017
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“Facilitation Payments” Exception Repealed under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act November-6-2017
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Cryptocurrent events November-1-2017
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TSX Publishes Final Amendments to Website and Security Based Compensation Disclosure Requirements October-31-2017
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ISS Proposes to Up the Ante on Gender Diversity and Overboarded Directors October-31-2017
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Canadian Securities Regulators Re-evaluating Criteria for Director and Audit Committee Member Independence October-30-2017
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Conflict of Interest Transactions in Canada and Recent Regulatory Guidance October-17-2017
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Soliciting dealers in proxyland October-1-2017
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Highlights of OSC Corporate Finance Branch 2016-2017 Annual Report September-28-2017
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Cryptocurrencies: Further Legal Developments September-12-2017
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Full-bodied oppression September-1-2017
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OSC Intervenes in Tactical Private Placement Implemented During Proxy Contest August-31-2017
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Initial Coin Offerings in Canada: The CSA Weighs In August-30-2017
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Alberta Securities Commission Weighs In On Use of Soliciting Dealer Arrangement in Proxy Contest August-14-2017
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When to pay your financial advisors August-1-2017
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OSC and AMF Announce Important New Guidance on Conflict of Interest Transactions July-27-2017
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CSA Propose Amendments to Regulatory Regime for Distributions of Securities Outside of Canada July-5-2017
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OSC Publishes Statement of Priorities for 2017-2018 July-5-2017
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The Mobius strip of securities reform July-1-2017
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Recent OSC Sanctions Highlight Importance of Compliance with Internal Insider Trading Policies June-27-2017
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OSC Clarifies Basis for Intervening in Eco Oro Tactical Private Placement June-23-2017
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Proposed Changes Aimed at Simplifying Reporting Requirements for Private Placements in Canada June-20-2017
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OSC Publishes Report on Exempt Market Activity and Recent Regulatory Reforms June-19-2017
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A done deal undone June-1-2017
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OSC Intervenes in Private Placement Implemented During Proxy Contest May-1-2017
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Tiffin doubt: Just what is a 'security'? May-1-2017
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Canadian Securities Regulators Adopt Final Rules for T+2 Settlement April-28-2017
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TSX Publishes Revised Proposal For Amendments to Disclosure Requirements Related to Websites and Security Based Compensation Arrangements April-21-2017
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Canadian Securities Regulators Considering How To Reduce Regulatory Burden on Canadian Public Companies April-20-2017
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The compromises of tenure April-1-2017
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Toronto Stock Exchange Provides Guidance on Majority Voting and Advance Notice Policies March-13-2017
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CSA Provides Disclosure Expectations for Reporting Issuers Using Social Media March-10-2017
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It was a privilege March-1-2017
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SEC Rules for Resource Extraction Issuer Disclosure Eliminated February-21-2017
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Fishy insider trading in Salman February-1-2017
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Canadian Securities Regulators Adopt New Rules for OTC Derivatives Clearing February-1-2017
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Canadian Securities Administrators Publish Final Proxy Voting Protocols January-30-2017
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New Disclosure Rules and Guidance Related to the 2017 Proxy Season January-30-2017
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CSA Provides Guidance on Disclosure of Cyber Security Risks January-24-2017
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Technically but not reasonably mistaken January-1-2017
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ISS and Glass Lewis 2017 Proxy Season Guidelines November-29-2016
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Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick to Adopt MI 61-101 November-25-2016
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Trying to expend best efforts November-1-2016
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OSC and BCSC Establish New Framework for Regulating Tactical Private Placements October-27-2016
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TSX Provides Guidance on Pricing Prospectus Offerings and Private Placements October-13-2016
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The Use of Appraisal Arbitrage Strategies in Canada in Light of Dell October-7-2016
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Government of Canada Proposes Amendments to Canada Business Corporations Act and Other Key Federal Business Statutes October-4-2016
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Dealing with multiple personalities in M&A October-1-2016
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TSX Adopts DRIP Rules September-13-2016
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Significant Changes to Canadian Takeover Bid Regime Implemented September-5-2016
Shedding bulk September-1-2016
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OSC Publishes Corporate Finance Branch 2015-2016 Annual Report August-9-2016
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Ugly corporate opinion questions August-1-2016
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OSC and BCSC Permit Dolly Varden Private Placement Impeding Hecla Mining Take-Over Bid July-26-2016
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Ontario Securities Commission Proposes Rule for Distributions Outside Ontario July-11-2016
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I coulda been a litigator July-1-2016
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Changes to Canadian Reporting Requirements for Private Placements in Canada to Become Effective June 30, 2016 June-29-2016
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Comparing and Contrasting Appraisal Rights in Canada and the U.S. in Light of Dell June-13-2016
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OSC Publishes Statement of Priorities for 2016-2017 June-13-2016
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Boilerplate fabric lessons June-1-2016
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TSX Proposes Amendments to Disclosure Requirements Related to Issuer Websites and Security Based Compensation Arrangements May-27-2016
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Hostile Take-Over Bids in Canada May-13-2016
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Ontario Superior Court Rules that Underwriters Are Not "Experts" Attracting Statutory Secondary Market Liability May-10-2016
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The Role of Private Placements in Canada's New Take-Over Bid Regime May-9-2016
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New Takeover Bid and Early Warning Rules Take Effect Today May-9-2016
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Activist Investing in Canadian Companies May-2-2016
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Perpetual rationality May-1-2016
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TSX Proposes DRIP Rules and Allows Four-Letter Stock Symbols April-29-2016
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CSA Release Proposed Proxy Voting Protocols April-6-2016
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Death to Coffin April-1-2016
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Liberal Government Abandons Proposed Changes to Taxation of Employee Stock Options March-24-2016
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Milestone’s Upsized Offering Shows Power of Canadian Bought Deals March-24-2016
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Venture Capital Investing in Canada: Legal Considerations for U.S. Investors March-10-2016
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Perpetual Energy Decision May Deter Issuers from Pursuing Dilutive Rights Offerings in Tandem with Convertible Debenture Share Repayments March-7-2016
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Takeovers Get a Makeover - A Guide to the New Takeover Bid Regime in Canada March-1-2016
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Promoters and other contronyms March-1-2016
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CSA Adopt Amendments to the Early Warning Regime February-26-2016
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Amendments to Takeover Bid Rules Alter Canada's M&A Landscape February-25-2016
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OSC Releases Report on Review of Insider Reporting February-23-2016
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Ontario Land Transfer Tax: Government Amends De Minimis Partnership Exemption February-19-2016
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CSA Provides Revised Guidance on Disclosure of Non-GAAP Financial Measures February-10-2016
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Static from balloons February-1-2016
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New Disclosure Rules and Guidance Related to the 2016 Proxy Season January-29-2016
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Ontario Court of Appeal Clarifies Scope of “Promoter” Definition January-29-2016
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Developments to Private Placement Rules Continue as Five Provinces Adopt New Prospectus Exemption January-27-2016
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Qualified Person Sanctioned for Below Standard Conduct in Preparing Technical Reports January-22-2016
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TSX Provides Guidance on New Rights Offering Regime January-19-2016
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Embarrassing behaviours and corrective disclosures January-1-2016
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Second Time's the Charm - SEC Re-Proposes Rules for Resource Extraction Issuer Disclosure December-18-2015
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Government of Ontario Continues Mining Act Modernization Process December-9-2015
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Glass Lewis 2016 Proxy Season Policy Updates December-3-2015
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ASC Strikes Oil Compromise - COSL Rights Plan Allowed to Stand for an Additional 30 Days December-1-2015
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BCSC Permits Private Placement in Face of a Hostile Bid December-1-2015
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ISS 2016 Proxy Season Policy Updates November-23-2015
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Shareholder Activism Defensive Tactics Attract OSC’s Attention November-20-2015
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Government Clarifies Grandfathering for Existing Stock Options November-20-2015
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Equity Crowdfunding Exemption Finalized November-10-2015
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Offering Memorandum Exemption Finalized for Ontario November-3-2015
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OSC Publishes Proposed Whistleblower Program November-2-2015
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The dog did it November-1-2015
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Hostile Bid for Canadian Oil Sands Foreshadows Tactics Under Proposed Takeover Bid Regime October-27-2015
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Further Developments in Private Placement Exemptions for Start-ups October-26-2015
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CSA Publishes Compliance Review of Gender Diversity Disclosure October-2-2015
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Watch out for earn-out October-1-2015
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CCGG Recommends Universal Form of Proxy September-29-2015
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CSA Finalize Proposed Amendments to Rights Offering Regime September-28-2015
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TSX Announces Approval of Rule Changes for Interlisted Issuers September-14-2015
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Delaware Decision in Dole Highlights Importance of Robust Process in Review of Strategic Transactions September-8-2015
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True sale or not true sale September-1-2015
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Two similar, two different August-1-2015
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CSA Announce Results of Continuous Disclosure Review for Fiscal 2015 July-27-2015
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Toronto Stock Exchange Issues Guidance for Emerging Market Issuers July-15-2015
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Proxy Contests in Canada: What U.S. Investors Need to Know July-1-2015
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Mulling about millinery July-1-2015
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Anti-Spam: Partial Compliance is Not Good Enough June-30-2015
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CCGG Issues 2014 Annual Report June-12-2015
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Mandatory Payment Disclosure Rules Now in Force June-3-2015
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Stay tuned for a public interest message June-1-2015
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CCGG Proposes Enhanced Proxy Access Rules May-29-2015
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CSA Adopts National Policy on Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms May-1-2015
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Perpetual private placement permutations May-1-2015
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Canadian Foreign Anti-Bribery Law April-24-2015
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CSA Announce Amendments to Continuous Disclosure Obligations for Venture Issuers April-16-2015
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CSA Reviews Mining Issuers' Investor Presentations April-10-2015
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OSC Applies Insider Trading Principles to a Non-Reporting Issuer as a Matter of "Public Interest" April-8-2015
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Amendments Proposed to Significantly Change Take-Over Bid Rules April-1-2015
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Clean as a whistle April-1-2015
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Mergers and Acquisitions Involving Canadian REITs March-30-2015
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OSC Releases Decision in Tipping and Insider Trading Case March-27-2015
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CRTC Issues First Penalty Under CASL March-18-2015
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Is the Greening of Financiers Leading to a Credit Squeeze in the Extractive Sector? March-11-2015
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Ch-ch-ch-chchanges March-1-2015
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Update on the Continuing Refinements to Private Placement Rules February-23-2015
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OSC Staff Proposes Whistleblower Program February-11-2015
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New Disclosure Rules and Guidance Related to the 2015 Proxy Season February-5-2015
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Putting poison in puts February-1-2015
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CSA Publish Progress Report on Review of the Proxy Voting Infrastructure January-30-2015
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OSC Releases Staff Notice on REIT Distributions Disclosure January-27-2015
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TSX Proposes Amendments to Rules for Interlisted Issuers and Voluntary Delisting January-26-2015
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Honesty in contracts and other oxymorons January-1-2015
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New Reporting Requirements for Foreign Investments in the U.S. December-15-2014
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No Right to a Trial in Civil Litigation in Ontario November-20-2014
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ISS and Glass Lewis 2015 Proxy Season Guidelines November-13-2014
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Ontario Proposes Exemption to the 30% Rule for Pension Investment in Infrastructure November-11-2014
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Canada faster than U.S. in getting companies to market, so why aren't there more IPOs?, Financial Post November-7-2014
The blame game November-1-2014
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New Payment Disclosure Rules for Extractive Companies October-31-2014
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Canadian Securities Regulators Announce Rules on Gender Diversity October-16-2014
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CSA Publish Update on Proposed Amendments to the Early Warning Regime October-14-2014
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Fiduciary Duties and Flaming Furniture October-1-2014
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TSX Announces Rule Changes on Share Incentives and Backdoor Listings September-26-2014
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Final Isn’t Always Final - OSC Reverses Settlement In Rare Circumstance September-18-2014
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CSA Propose Different Direction for Take-Over Bid Regime September-12-2014
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Orange is the new law exam September-1-2014
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CSA Announces Results of Continuous Disclosure Review for Fiscal 2014 August-11-2014
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Sino-Forest CFO's Settlement Agreement Highlights Standards of Executive Responsibility August-8-2014
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You may be hungry again for responsibility in an hour August-1-2014
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Ontario Court Provides Guidance on Advance Notice Policies July-14-2014
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Proposed Amendments to Venture Issuer Disclosure Requirements July-9-2014
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Dissent dat! July-1-2014
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Two New Ontario Court Decisions Reconsider Fairness Opinions June-9-2014
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CCGG Issues 2013 Annual Report June-5-2014
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ISS Recommends Ouster of Target Directors After Data Breach June-2-2014
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All's fair, whatever that means June-1-2014
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The Fight for the Right…to be Forgotten Online May-27-2014
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First Prison Sentence under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act May-26-2014
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Prospectus Exemption for Existing Security Holders May-5-2014
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A salt on enforcement initiatives May-1-2014
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Canadian Securities Administrators Publish Proposed National Policy to Regulate Proxy Advisory Firms April-25-2014
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Ontario Court Comments on Fairness Opinions in Corporate Arrangements April-4-2014
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Pills but no perfect cures April-1-2014
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Four New Private Placement Exemptions Proposed April-1-2014
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Province of Ontario and Matawa-Member First Nations Reach "Framework Agreement" in Ring of Fire March-27-2014
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IIROC's Proposed Guidance on Best Practices for Underwriting Due Diligence March-10-2014
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Osisko/Goldcorp Highlights the Importance of Confidentiality Agreements March-5-2014
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Proposed Changes to Private Placement Rules March-4-2014
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At what point are we going overboard? March-1-2014
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Quebec Announces Measures to Deter Hostile Take-overs February-24-2014
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Noront Initiates Co-ordinated Environmental Assessment Review Process in the Ring of Fire February-19-2014
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Toronto Stock Exchange Announces Amendments to Director Voting Requirements February-14-2014
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Private Equity: What’s in Store for 2014? February-12-2014
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Broadridge Calls Off Proxy Vote Changes February-11-2014
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Broadridge U.S. Changes its Policy on Interim Voting Reports February-10-2014
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Ontario Courts Provide Guidance on Proxy Contest Issues February-3-2014
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Growing up different February-1-2014
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Recent Developments of Importance: Corporate Finance & Securities January-21-2014
OSC Proposes Rule on Gender Diversity January-20-2014
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Significant Changes Proposed In M&A Regulation In Canada, Lexpert 2013 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers In Canada January-13-2014
Canadian Securities Regulators Raise Serious Concerns with Mining Disclosure January-1-2014
Too much ado about something January-1-2014
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Glass Lewis 2014 Proxy Season Policy Updates December-17-2013
New Developments in Anti-Spam Legislation December-6-2013
Two classy December-1-2013
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ISS 2014 Proxy Season Policy Updates November-22-2013
TSX Guidance on "Economically Interesting Grades" November-11-2013
ISS Proposes Amendments to 2014 Canadian Proxy Voting Policy October-24-2013
Government Rejects Accelero Deal, Adding to ICA Uncertainty October-10-2013
Living in a material world October-1-2013
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Dual Class Share Policy from the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance September-27-2013
Company Convicted Under Environmental and Safety Legislation For Lack of Preventative Systems September-23-2013
Canadian Securities Administrators to Regulate Proxy Advisory Firms September-20-2013
Federal, Ontario and B.C. Governments Move Toward Cooperative Capital Markets Regulator September-19-2013
Ontario Court Addresses Expense Reimbursement for Dissident Shareholders September-19-2013
Investments with benefits September-1-2013
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First Conviction under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act August-29-2013
Public Consultation Process for Proxy Voting Infrastructure August-20-2013
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OSC Initiates Public Consultation Process Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management August-7-2013
The unenforceability of 'agreements to agree' August-1-2013
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SEC's Conflict Minerals Rule Upheld July-29-2013
Directors and Officers Will Pay Millions in Interim Environmental Clean-Up Costs Pending Determination of Liability July-26-2013
Ontario Court Rejects Dissident Shareholders' Attempt to Call Shareholder Meeting July-25-2013
Legislative Amendments Give OSC Broader Disclosure Rights During Investigations July-17-2013
Toronto Stock Exchange Provides Guidance on Director Election Requirements July-11-2013
SEC’s Resource Extraction Disclosure Rule Struck Down July-8-2013
OSC Reports "Unacceptable" Level of Compliance with Disclosure Standards for Mineral Projects July-2-2013
Drawing lines in circles July-1-2013
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Amendments to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act June-20-2013
OSC Provides Guidance on Forward-Looking Information Disclosure June-17-2013
Do you like say on pay? June-1-2013
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Nominee Directors and Confidentiality: the Canadian Law Perspective June-1-2013
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Significant Liberalization of Canadian Pre-Marketing Rules May-31-2013
New ICA Developments - Tougher Measures for SOE Investments May-3-2013
Legally Lost in Translation May-1-2013
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Shareholder democracy in Canada April-1-2013
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BCSC Cease Trades Aurizon Mines Ltd. Poison Pill (Again) March-28-2013
Canadian Securities Regulators Propose New Regimes for Shareholder Rights Plans March-15-2013
CSA Proposes Significant Amendments to Early Warning Regime March-14-2013
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Ontario Court Awards Damages Against Underwriter Over Broken Bought Deal March-8-2013
OSC Staff Comments on Notice-and-Access Issues Affecting OBCA Companies March-6-2013
The trouble with backdoor proxy regulation March-1-2013
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Advance Notice Policies on the Rise, Corporate Governance Report March-1-2013
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Industry Canada Announces Availability of Exemption for CBCA Issuers Seeking to Adopt New Notice-And-Access System March-1-2013
Court of Appeal Decision Provides Guidance on Restrictive Covenants March-1-2013
Proposed Amendments to the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act February-19-2013
OSFI Releases Final Version of the Corporate Governance Guideline February-1-2013
More regulation needed on shareholder voting February-1-2013
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Corporate Finance and Securities: Recent Developments of Importance January-7-2013
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An Undiplomatic Guide to the Emerging Markets Guide January-1-2013
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Ontario Securities Commission Considering Crowdfunding and Other New Prospectus Exemptions December-21-2012
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Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange Seek Public Comment in Ongoing Review of Emerging Market Issuers December-20-2012
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Canada Approves 2 Significant SOE Bids but Signals Tougher Measures for Reviewing Future Investments by Foreign SOEs December-8-2012
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CSA Adopts "Notice-and-Access" Rules and other Amendments to Improve Issuer Communications with Investors December-3-2012
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PQ Announces Plans to Change Foreign Take-Over Bid Rules November-26-2012
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ISS and Glass Lewis 2013 Proxy Season Guidelines November-23-2012
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OSC Releases Guidelines for Companies Operating in Emerging Markets November-12-2012
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Ontario Extends Solvency Funding Relief Measures November-6-2012
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Insider trading and the public interest power November-1-2012
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Ontario Securities Commission to Target "Gatekeepers" of Emerging Market Issuers Listed on Canadian Exchanges October-31-2012
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Toronto Stock Exchange Announces New Director Voting Requirements October-10-2012
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An empty voting feeling October-1-2012
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Far from the madding crowdfunding September-1-2012
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Canadian Securities Administrators Issue Guidance on Use of Preliminary Economic Assessments August-28-2012
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Annual Meeting Results Invalidated Due to Improper Telephone Proxy Solicitation August-14-2012
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OSC finds former RIM employee acted 'contrary to the public interest' August-7-2012
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Advance Notice Policies on the Rise August-7-2012
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Limits of the law of common sense August-1-2012
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CSA Announces Results of Continuous Disclosure Review for Fiscal 2012 August-1-2012
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OSC Cease Trades Thirdcoast Limited Shareholder Rights Plan July-23-2012
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Environmental law runs afoul July-1-2012
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Canadian Securities Administrators Considering Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms June-25-2012
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2012 New Brunswick: Proposed Pension Changes June-5-2012
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A healthy rationalization June-1-2012
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Canada Proposes Additional Amendments to the Foreign Investment Review Process May-28-2012
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Poison Pills In Canada: Time To Pave A New Path Forward May-15-2012
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Stuck in “Between”: Delaware Court Stops Bid Due to Breach of Confidentiality Agreements May-9-2012
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The Closed System May-1-2012
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2012 Federal Budget Proposals Applicable to Mining Companies April-5-2012
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Advice from proxy advisers shouldn't be blindly followed April-1-2012
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OSC Staff Reports on Concerns Identified in Review of “Emerging Market Issuers” March-20-2012
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Out Fiduciary Outs March-1-2012
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What was the point of that again? February-1-2012
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Significant Changes Proposed to the Rules Governing Prospectus Offerings in Canada January-26-2012
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New Developments in Disclosure Rules for Mining Companies January-26-2012
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New Executive Compensation Disclosure Rules in Effect for 2012 January-17-2012
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Neill on Neil: conflicts and Canadian corporate law January-1-2012
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Supreme Court Holds National Securities Act to be Unconstitutional December-23-2011
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Supreme Court will hear Appeal in Indalex Canada Pension Priority Case December-1-2011
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Walking the securities regulatory tightrope December-1-2011
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The Problem of Coercion and Proposal for Reform November-3-2011
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M&A Recent Developments of Importance October-12-2011
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Corruption law coming of age October-1-2011
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New Governance Proposals from the TSX September-16-2011
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Proposed Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers August-31-2011
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Final Amendments to National Instrument 43-101 “Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects” – in force June 30, 2011 June-21-2011
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Liability Insurance Policies for Directors and Officers – A Checklist of Matters to Consider February-28-2011
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CSA Releases Survey of Corporate Governance Disclosure Practices December-6-2010
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Changes to Executive Compensation Disclosure in Canada November-30-2010
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Baffinland - The End of the Auction Generally Means the Time has Come for a Pill to Go November-25-2010
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CSA Approves Amendments Related to Implementation of International Financial Reporting Standards October-27-2010
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OSC Releases Decision in Melnyk Case October-8-2010
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Securities Fraud Update: The Dodd-Frank Act becomes law in the U.S. August-11-2010
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Supplemental Disclosure of Magna July-15-2010
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OSC Spider Decision Muddies the Waters for Rights Plans July-12-2010
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Magna - The OSC Decision June-30-2010
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U.S. Steel: Federal Court Upholds the Constitutionality of Section 40 of the Investment Canada Act June-23-2010
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Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 43-101 May-28-2010
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The Ontario Business Corporations Act's Backdoor Requirement for Annual Meetings May-19-2010
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The Mechanics of an Ambush April-22-2010
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Dissident Proxy Circulars - Challenging the Status Quo April-22-2010
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Goodmans and TSX Guide to Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations February-24-2010
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PLC Cross-border Capital Markets Handbook 2010: Country Q&A - Canada February-1-2010
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Changes to the Regulatory Framework for Insider Reporting January-29-2010
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Raising Capital in Canada and the Role of the Toronto Stock Exchange December-3-2009
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TSX to Require Shareholder Vote in Certain M&A Transactions September-28-2009
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Governance Initiatives Keep Coming - Open Letter from RiskMetrics on Individual Board Elections July-20-2009
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TSX Restrictions on Prospectus Offerings July-7-2009
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Minister Clement’s Letter to US Steel May-14-2009
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OSC Reasons in HudBay Decision Include Comments on Financial Advisor Engagements May-4-2009
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TSX Provides Guidance on Financial Hardship Exemption to Securityholder Approvals April-29-2009
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A Focus on Director’s Indemnity Rights - the Bennett Decision April-28-2009
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TSX Rule Change Proposed to Require Acquiror Shareholder Approval in Certain Public M&A Transactions April-13-2009
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Implications of the Rusoro Decision for Potential Bidders and Financial Advisors February-20-2009
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Insider Reporting Regime in Line for an Overhaul January-30-2009
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The HudBay Minerals Proceedings and the Return of Acquiror-Side Shareholder Approval Rights January-26-2009
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Implications of the Certicom Decision for Confidentiality Agreements January-23-2009
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The Supreme Court Releases Reasons in the BCE Litigation January-1-2009
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The Toronto Stock Exchange Releases Final Rules Approving the Listing of Special Purpose Acquisition Corporations December-23-2008
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Time to Prepare: New Executive Compensation Rules Come Into Force December 31, 2008 December-3-2008
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Department of Finance Releases Conversion Rules for Income Trusts July-15-2008
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OSC Tightens Rules on Environmental Reporting June-5-2008
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Canadian Common Share IPOs: A New Path to Liquidity for US Businesses to Meet Investor Demand for Yield January-1-2008
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Recent Developments in the Canadian Securities Markets November-6-2007
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The Final Chapter of the Danier Case October-17-2007
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Goodmans Q&A: Can Parallel Importation be Prevented under the Canadian Copyright Act? July-27-2007
The Sunrise REIT/Ventas Decision March-7-2007
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The New Securities Transfer Act February-15-2007
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Goodmans Q&A: Are Injunctions of Non-Canadian Courts Enforceable in Canada? January-23-2007
Acquiring Canadian Income Trusts November-8-2006
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Canada to Tax Income Trusts and Publicly Traded Partnerships November-8-2006
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Sears Canada Decision by Ontario Securities Commission August-15-2006
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TSX Notice With Respect to Stock Plans June-26-2006
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Canadian Securities Administrators Decide not to Require Internal Control Audit Opinions from External Auditors March-15-2006
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Canada Introduces Securities Disclosure Liability January-11-2006
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Issuers, Directors and Officers Take Comfort in Court of Appeal's Decision in Danier December-21-2005
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OSC Releases ATI Insider Trading Decision October-24-2005
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The CSA Provide Guidance to Income Trust Issuers on Prospectus Disclosure of Estimated Distributable Cash August-30-2005
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Civil Liability For Secondary Market Disclosure To Be Effective In Ontario At Year-End August-9-2005
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Material Difference Between Issuer’s Financial Results and Analysts’ Estimates is a Material Fact August-2-2005
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Corporate Governance Policy and Disclosure Rule Finalized May-11-2005
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Canadian Securities Administrators Extend Time for CEO and CFO Certification Regarding Internal Control Over Financial Reporting April-11-2005
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Canadian Securities Administrators Provide Clarification On Time for Delivering Annual Financial Statements February-24-2005
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Income Trusts To Be Included In S&P/TSX Composite Index January-26-2005
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Toronto Stock Exchange Provides Clarification of New Rules for Security Based Compensation Arrangements January-5-2005
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Ontario Limited Liability Legislation for Income Trusts Now In Force December-17-2004
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Toronto Stock Exchange Amends Rules For Listed Issuers November-26-2004
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Peoples Department Stores Inc. v. Wise - Supreme Court of Canada Weighs in on Duties November-8-2004
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Revised Corporate Governance Guidelines and Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices November-5-2004
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Ontario Securities Commission Publishes Guidelines For Disclosure Of Investigations November-1-2004
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Amendments to the Criminal Code: Insider Trading, Tipping, Whistle-Blowing And Fraud September-23-2004
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OSC Amends Rule on Insider Bids, Issuer Bids, Business Combinations and Related Party Transactions June-29-2004
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Ontario Introduces Limited Liability Legislation for Income Trusts June-22-2004
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New Securities Rule Requires Disclosure of Voting Results June-7-2004
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2004 Ontario Budget: Limited Liability Legislation for Income Funds May-18-2004
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2004 Federal Budget: New Opportunities for Venture Capital Investors March-25-2004
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Corporate Governance Developments in Canada March-16-2004
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Insider Reporting Requirement For Equity Monetization Transactions Now In Force March-12-2004
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NYSE released answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) related to its corporate governance listing standards February-5-2004
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OSC Proposes Corporate Governance Rules January-21-2004
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Investor Confidence Initiatives - Final Rules January-21-2004
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New Continuous Disclosure Rules January-13-2004
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Canadian Income Fund Sector Comes of Age January-1-2004
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Auditor Association with Documents Containing Financial Statements November-25-2003
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Canadian Coalition for Good Governance Releases Corporate Governance Guidelines November-11-2003
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Rethinking Stock Options October-10-2003
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Donnini’s Suspension for Insider Trading Reduced September-18-2003
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The Migration Of Sarbanes-Oxley July-2-2003
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Proposed New Continuous Disclosure Rules June-26-2003
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Senate Banking Committee Speaks on Corporate Governance June-23-2003
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The Walt Disney Case — Some Lessons On Corporate Governance June-20-2003
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Investment Dealers Association of Canada Proposes Revised Policy on Analyst Standards June-18-2003
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Canadian Corporate Governance Reforms June-6-2003
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Introduction of Ontario Limited Liability Legislation for Income Trusts May-23-2003
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Wall Street Investment Firms Reach Settlement On Research Analyst Conflicts May-13-2003
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Securities Act Amendments Coming Into Force On April 7, 2003 April-3-2003
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Limited Liability Legislation for Ontario Income Trusts March-31-2003
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OSC Rule 13-502 - Fees March-27-2003
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New Insider Reporting Requirement for Equity Monetization Transactions March-5-2003
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Corporate Governance: What Should Your Company Be Doing? February-27-2003
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Timing Obligations Under The New Shareholder Communication Regime December-10-2002
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A Unified Canadian Securities Regulator? November-21-2002
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Executive Compensation Disclosure November-20-2002
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Ontario Government Proposes Significant Amendments to the Securities Act (Ontario) November-7-2002
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Recent Pronouncements on Interest Deductibility and Funds Borrowed to Acquire Common Shares October-29-2002
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Canadian Income Trusts – An Attractive Liquidity Option for U.S.Companies October-1-2002
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Donnini: The OSC Sends a Message on Insider Trading September-30-2002
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The Repap Decision: The Importance of Process to the Business Judgment Rule September-16-2002
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OSC Continuous Disclosure Review Program September-5-2002
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Investment Dealers Association of Canada Enacts Proposed Policy on Analyst Standards August-21-2002
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Recent Amendments to the Rules Governing SEC Filings by Foreign Issuers June-4-2002
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Toronto Stock Exchange Announces Proposed Changes to Corporate Governance Guidelines May-9-2002
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Changes to the Shareholder Communication Regime May-6-2002
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Rules Relating to the Supervision and Practice of Securities Industry Analysts March-20-2002
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Non-GAAP Earnings Measures: Guidance From Securities Regulators February-4-2002
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The Saucier Report on Corporate Governance December-3-2001
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National Instrument 55-102: A New System for Electronic Filing of Insider Reports November-7-2001
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Dramatic Changes to Private Placement Rules in Ontario October-2-2001
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Pulp, Paper and Proxies…Recent Developments Concerning the Validity of Support Agreements in M&A Transactions August-29-2001
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OSC Writes Another Chapter on Poison Pills July-5-2001
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OSC and out-of-province securities transactions June-28-2001
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Proposed National Policy 51-201/Disclosure standards for public companies June-18-2001
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Financing conditions in Canadian takeover bids June-7-2001
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Proposed changes to Private Placement Rules in Ontario May-22-2001
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Draft report of Securities Industry Committee on Analyst Standards/Recommendations for the supervision and practice of Canadian Securities Industry Analysts April-3-2001
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Civil remedy for misrepresentation in the Secondary Market February-20-2001
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