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Yield cos compared

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • 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"

This week in securities litigation (week ending February 28, 2014)

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

The Supreme Court handed down a significant decision, construing SLUSA in the context of suits by investors defrauded investors in the Stanford Ponzi

Canada delays mandatory disclosure of resource payments to First Nations for two years: delay and provincial support for scheme clears way for legislation this fall

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 2 2014

Canada's move towards mandatory reporting of resource payments by mining and oil & gas companies to host governments got a big push recently at a

CSA notice clarifies definition of preliminary economic assessment

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 24 2012

On August 16, 2012, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 43-307 Mining Technical Reports Preliminary Economic Assessments (the Notice

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
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  • 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

CSA updates mining disclosure rules

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 4 2010

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently released for a 90-day comment period proposed changes to National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects

Government of Canada updating on mandatory reporting standards for extractive industry

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 2 2014

In April of this year, the Government of Canada issued a Consultation Paper regarding mandatory reporting standards for extractive industry companies

The IPO environment in 2010 and beyond

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 13 2011

Looking at the most successful IPOs in 2010, three industries clearly stood out as attracting the most interest from investors - mining, oil & gas and real estate - and we expect this trend to continue in 2011 with continued strength in the commodity sector and significant investor interest in higher-yielding securities

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

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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