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NASDAQ amending compensation committee director independence requirements

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 13 2013

On November 26, 2013, The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC (Nasdaq) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed amendments to its listing

Proposed changes to auditor oversight rules will alter information provided to audit committees and regulators

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 27 2013

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has proposed revisions to National Instrument 52-108, Auditor Oversight, to alter the level of

Canadian Securities Administrators seek input on disclosure regarding the representation of women in public companies and the integrity of proxy voting

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 5 2013

This summer, Canadian Securities Administrators issued two consultation papers with comments due this fall. The first initiative is an Ontario

NYSE and NASDAQ listing standards for compensation committees and compensation advisers approved by SEC

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 28 2013

On January 11, 2013, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved the New York Stock Exchange's (NYSE) and the NASDAQ Stock Market's

NASDAQ and NYSE propose listing standards for compensation committees and selection of compensation committee advisors

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 16 2012

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ) recently filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed changes to their listing standards relating to compensation committees as required by SEC Rule 10C-1

SEC adopts final rules on listing standards for compensation committees

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 5 2012

On June 20, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted new Rule 10C-1 under the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act) to implement Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank

Canadian securities regulators consider whether to regulate proxy advisory firms

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 5 2012

The Canadian Securities Administrators have invited input from issuers, institutional investors, proxy advisors and other market participants on concerns raised regarding the activities of proxy advisory firms and possible securities regulatory responses to such concerns

The state of play on say on pay in Canada in 2012

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • June 12 2012

The number of Canadian issuers that have agreed to provide their shareholders with the opportunity to vote on an advisory resolution on executive compensation, or say on pay vote, has slowly continued to increase

Company-sponsored automatic securities disposition plans

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 30 2012

An Automatic Securities Disposition Plan (ASDP) is a plan or agreement whereby insider-held securities of an issuer are sold on an automatic basis in accordance with a pre-determined schedule (for example, quarterly or bi-annually

TSX gets back into governance regulation

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 6 2011

On September 9, 2011, the TSX issued for comment proposed amendments to its listing requirements which would require listed issuers to have annual elections for all directors; provide for proxy voting for directors on an individual basis; disclose in their proxy materials whether the issuer has adopted a majority voting policy for directors and, if not, explain why not; and notify the TSX if a director of a listed issuer which does not have a majority voting policy receives a majority of “withhold” votes