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2014 proxy advisory voting guidelines: proxy season highlights

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 3 2014

While the Canadian Securities Administrators formulate a policy based approach to address concerns raised about services provided by proxy advisory

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

Outsourcing for financial institutions B-10 is not enough

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 20 2014

With respect to outsourcing arrangements, federally regulated entities (FREs) are well aware of the expectations of the Office of the Superintendent

Important financial services changes in 2014 Budget

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

The Economic Action Plan 2014, as the federal government calls its budget, tabled in the House of Commons on February 11, 2014 contains a number of

United States DOJSEC release guidance on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 15 2012

The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the FCPA) is widely regarded as landmark legislation in the combat of corruption around the globe

Canada proposes ban on exempt market dealers trading listed securities

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

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have proposed rule changes that will narrow the trading powers of dealers registered in the category of

Legal trends '14: a forecast of the year ahead - Capital markets & securities regulation

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

Equity markets were limited for mining issuers during 2013, and the trend is expected to continue into 2014 as the direction of metals prices remains

Blakes proxy contest study preparing for the 2013 season

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2013

If the 2012 season is any indication, we can expect to see a stronger level of shareholder activism in 2013. While companies listed on the TSX

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”

IIROC proposes guidance on underwriting due diligence

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

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) recently published for comment a proposed Guidance Note (Proposed Guidance) setting