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Securities law: 15 hot topics for 2015

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 26 2015

The decline in oil prices and the consequences for Western Canada as well as the delayed Federal Budget have all dominated the domestic headlines for

NI 51-101 amendments promote improved disclosure of oil & gas resources

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 14 2015

The Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) have published amendments (the “Amendments”) to National Instrument 51-101 Standards of

Yield cos compared

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 10 2013

Use of the phrase "yield co" to describe three recent share flotations by NRG Yield, TransAlta Renewables and Pattern Energy Group, Inc. masks very

U.S. Court of Appeals rules SEC conflict minerals disclosure requirement unconstitutional

  • McMillan LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 12 2014

On April 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"

Reminder: new 43-101 to be effective June 30, 2011

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 29 2011

In April 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) issued for comment an amended draft (Proposed NI 43-101) of National Instrument 43-101 - Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (Current NI 43-101

The Martin Act: using New York’s “blue sky” law to require enhanced disclosure by CO2 emitters

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 9 2009

The issue of climate change has garnered much attention in recent years, and there has been an increasing chorus of demands by environmental activists, and a growing contingent of supporters, that policymakers regulate carbon dioxide emissions

The impact of passive foreign investment company tax rules on Canadian mining companies

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • June 14 2011

Many Canadian mining companies wishing to access U.S. capital markets find that the U.S. “passive foreign investment company” (PFIC) tax rules can present special problems

BCSC announces streamlined short-form prospectus reviews for mining issuers

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 16 2009

The British Columbia Securities Commission recently announced that effective September 1, 2009, mining companies will be able to apply for an advance review of their technical disclosure in order to facilitate the timely receipt of a short-form prospectus

OSC review of technical reports: miners receive failing grade

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 18 2013

On June 27, 2013 the Ontario Securities Commission published Notice 43-705 Report on Staff’s Review of Technical Reports by Ontario Mining Issuers

Building public trust Canadian mining working group publishes recommendations for Canada’s mandatory payment disclosure regime

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 24 2014

Last week, the Resource Revenue Transparency Working Group (Working Group) published a report entitled "Recommendations on Mandatory Disclosure of