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Rights plan update - Augusta decision charts a halfway house course

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 5 2014

On May 2, 2014 the British Columbia Securities Commission (the BCSC) ruled in favour of Augusta Resource Corporation, permitting Augusta’s

New rights plan and defensive tactics proposals shift Canadian M&A landscape

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 15 2013

A newly-proposed Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) rule on shareholder rights plans and an alternative proposal on defensive tactics from the

The Ontario Securities Commission’s recent decision in MI Developments Inc. highlights related-party transaction rules for public companies in Canada

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2010

For the first time in Canada, a recent Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) decision has cast light on the availability of exemptions from the minority shareholder approval and formal valuation requirements applicable to public companies engaged in related-party transactions

New TSX rule mandating buy-side shareholder vote in dilutive public company acquisitions takes effect today

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 24 2009

Effective today, companies listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) will be required to obtain buy-side shareholder approval for public company acquisitions that would result in the issuance of more than 25 of the issued and outstanding shares of an acquiring company on a non-diluted basis

TSX amends financial hardship exemption from securityholder approval requirements

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 1 2009

The challenging financing environment in the first three quarters of 2009 generally has been characterized by illiquid credit markets (although there have recently been signs of improvement in this regard

TSX adopts 25 dilution threshold for buy-side shareholder vote in public company acquisitions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 1 2009

On September 25, 2009, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) announced a significant change to its company manual governing TSX-listed companies with important consequences for mergers and acquisitions practice in Canada

The OSC decision in Neo Material Technologies Inc.: a significant change in the treatment of poison pills in Canada?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 21 2009

A new decision by the Ontario Securities Commission, together with two recent decisions rendered by the Alberta Securities Commission, raises the question whether the paradigm as to when, not if, a pill must go, that has traditionally been adopted by Canadian securities regulators has now changed

Proposed TSX shareholder approval requirement will significantly impact mining company M&A activity

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 28 2009

The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) has proposed amendments to its rules that would require a listed company to obtain shareholder approval when issuing more than 50 of its shares (on a non-diluted basis) in connection with the acquisition of a public company