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Finance announces changes to HST rules for funds

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 5 2010

As discussed in our prior client advisory Significant Proposed HST Changes for Funds and Their Managers, on May 19, 2010, the Department of Finance ("Finance") released a backgrounder (the "May Release") describing proposed rules (the "Proposed Rules") for determining the ultimate HST liability of investment plans (including registered pension plans, mutual fund trusts, mutual fund corporations, and unit trusts) and segregated funds of insurers (collectively "Funds"

Proposed amendments to TSX company manual relating to security-based compensation and reverse takeovers

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 13 2013

On November 28, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) published two proposed amendments to Part VI - Changes in Capital Structure of Listed Issuers of its

"Round two" for secondary market liability jurisprudence in BC: the Court of Appeal issues its decision in Round v Macdonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2013

On November 2, 2012, the BC Court of Appeal issued its decision in the case of Round v MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. In upholding the

OSC releases guidance on sales communications by investment funds

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 30 2013

On July 18, 2013, as part of an ongoing review of advertising and marketing materials of publicly offered investment funds, staff of the Investment

First step towards a national securities regulator? federal, Ontario and British Columbia governments reach an agreement in principle to establish cooperative capital markets regulator

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 25 2013

On September 19, 2013, the Ministers of Finance of Canada, Ontario and British Columbia agreed in principle to establish a cooperative capital

OSC clarifies material change reporting obligations

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2008

In a highly anticipated decision, the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") provided new guidance to the business community as to when a public issuer is required to disclose its intention to complete an M&A transion

Canadian Advance Notice Provisions Study

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 1 2013

Following the adoption of advance notice provisions ("ANPs") for director nominations by our clients commencing in October 2011, we publicly

New Alberta rule may affect issuers offering securities under the “minimum amount” exemption

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 29 2010

On June 4, 2010, the Alberta Securities Commission ("ASC") approved ASC Rule 45-511 Local Prospectus Exemptions and Related Requirements ("ASC Rule 45-511") and consequential amendments to the Alberta Securities Commission Rules (General

The Passport System: efficiency without tears

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 3 2008

The Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") will implement the "Passport System" for prospectus review on March 17, 2008

Supreme Court's unanimous ruling sinks Canadian Securities Act (but leaves much to be salvaged)

  • McMillan LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 23 2011

In a unanimous opinion released yesterday, the Supreme Court of Canada (Court) sank the federal government's attempt to create a national securities regulator