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Government payment disclosure: introduction of the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act in the House of Commons

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 1 2014

The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the "Act"), which the federal government has inserted as section 377 of omnibus Bill C-43, was

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"

FCA consults on the implementation of the Transparency Directive’s requirements for reports on payments to governments for financial years beginning on or after 1 January 2015

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 15 2014

Public opinion has long championed the introduction of a reporting regime which would require companies in the extractive industries to be open about

Shifting politics, technologies, and economies shape the top 10 business risks in 2014

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 16 2013

The easiest thing about the year ahead for business may be the stable, albeit modest, economic growth predicted for Canada. More challenging, it will

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

Can issuers file an addendum when amending technical reports? Maybe

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 28 2012

One question that we’re often asked by issuers and mining industry professionals is: When amending a technical report, is it a requirement that the issuer replace the report that is currently filed on SEDAR with a fully revised report, or can an issuer simply create and file an addendum?

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

ISS adopts updates to Canadian Corporate Governance Policy for 2014

  • Dentons
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 3 2014

Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") has adopted updates to its Canadian Corporate Governance Policy ("CCGP"), which will take effect for

Conflict minerals rule weekly recap 81 September 26, 2014

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • Canada, European Union
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  • September 30 2014

This past week, the Canadian parliament held a second reading vote on the Conflict Minerals Act (Bill C-486). According to the summary of the bill

Canadian mining industry calls for mandatory disclosure of payments to governments

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 17 2014

Canada's two largest mining industry groups, the Mining Association of Canada ("MAC") and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada