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Horns locked between investors and issuers over proxy advisory firm regulation

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Issuers' general reaction is that the Proposed Policy is "mild," "unobtrusive" and ought to be more prescriptive to have an impact on the quality of

Canada imposes chaperone requirement for investment sub-advisers

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 17 2013

The Canadian Securities Administrators have proposed a new uniform Canadian registration exemption for investment sub-advisers, as part of a package

Haven’t you heard? It’s all being changed new proposals to private placement regime

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2014

While recent proposals to add new prospectus exemptions for things like crowdfunding and rights offerings have received much attention, other changes

Canadian securities regulators exempt foreign offerings from Canadian wrapper requirement

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 24 2013

On April 23, 2013, Canadian securities regulators provided exemptive relief to an applicant group of Canadian and U.S. dealers and their affiliates

IIROC proposes restricted membership for U.S. broker-dealers

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • July 13 2012

On July 12, 2012, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the investment dealer self-regulatory organization that is the Canadian equivalent of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), published for comment a concept proposal on the introduction of a new class of IIROC member, called a “Restricted Dealer Member”

CSA’s light touch proxy advisory firm proposal may disappoint issuers

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 6 2014

To address market participants’ concerns about services provided by proxy advisory firms, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published

Possible participation fee relief from OSC

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 5 2014

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) has published OSC Staff Notice 13-704 indicating that it will consider providing relief on the participation

OSC consultation paper on women on boards and in senior management

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 5 2013

On July 30, 2013, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published a consultation paper (the Consultation Paper) on advancing the representation of

Legal trends '14: a forecast of the year ahead - financial services

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 14 2014

Loan pricing conditions have recently favoured borrowers as overall business-lending pricing conditions have eased and non-price conditions have

CSA approve amendments to prospectus rules

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 14 2013

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have approved final amendments to the prospectus requirements under Canadian securities laws, as well as