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TMX Group temporary relief measures for issuers

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 4 2008

On November 3, 2008, the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) announced that, between November 3, 2008 and March 29, 2009 (the Temporary Period), it will consider granting temporary relief from certain policy requirements on a case by case basis, to issuers who, due to the market environment, are facing financial hardship

Six things you need to know about the new executive compensation disclosure rules

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2008

The Canadian Securities Administrators recently announced that amendments to rules governing disclosure of executive compensation will become effective and apply to fiscal years ending on or after December 31, 2008

Interpreting the defence for misrepresentations in forward-looking information

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2008

Forward-looking information is defined by Ontario securities laws to include disclosure about possible events, conditions or results of operations that is based on assumptions about future courses of action and economic conditions

Are you in compliance with the current material contract filing obligations?

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2008

Effective March 17, 2008, amendments to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations (NI 51-102) and its related Companion Policy changed the disclosure and SEDAR filing requirements related to material contracts entered into by reporting issuers

The SEC bans naked short selling

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2008

September's upheaval in the financial markets prompted international securities regulators, led by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to adopt emergency restrictions on short selling of certain financial stocks

Special purpose acquisition corporations

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2008

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) recently proposed new rules to allow the listing of special purpose acquisition corporations (SPAC) publicly traded shell companies that raise funds to be used to acquire an undetermined business

Amended SEC rules for foreign private issuers

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2008

On September 23, 2008, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) amended its reporting rules applicable to foreign private issuers (FPI

How to mitigate the damage from a looming continuous disclosure default

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 5 2008

Imagine that you are the chief executive officer (CEO), chief financial officer (CFO) or a director of a reporting issuer

Amendments to TSX Venture Exchange policies

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 28 2008

Earlier this month, the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) announced that effective December 15, 2008, it will implement a number of changes to its policies in an effort to streamline them (in some cases making them consistent with the policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)) and to remove certain existing differences between Tier 1 and Tier 2 issuers

Crack down on abusive practices

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 21 2007

This past summer, the British Columbia Securities Commission (the "Commission") announced several initiatives designed to curb abusive practices involving companies that have a significant connection to British Columbia and that trade on over-the-counter markets in the United States ("BC OTC Issuers"