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Issuers’ comments on Proxy Advisory Firm regulation fall on deaf ears
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 12 2015

On April 30, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) adopted National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms (Policy), effective


Televised hearings and FOI requests: recent developments in Securities Commission practice
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • May 8 2015

The hearing process before the British Columbia Securities Commission (Securities Commission) will be influenced by two important decisions: one from


Commenters don’t hold back: responses to civil liability and enforcement provisions of draft cooperative capital markets legislation
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 6 2015

The consultation drafts of the proposed uniform provincial capital markets legislation, Provincial Capital Markets Act (PCMA), and


Mediation pilot program caps year of OSC enforcement developments
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 30 2015

On May 1, 2015, the Enforcement Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) will launch a mediation pilot program. This program caps a year


Responsabilité sur les marchés secondaires : la cour suprême renverse la décision dans l’Affaire theratechnologies Inc.
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2015

Le 17 avril 2015, la Cour suprême du Canada (la CSC ) a renversé le jugement de la Cour d’appel du Québec rendu dans l’affaire


Recent amendments to provisions on hypothecs under Civil Code of Québec
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

Bill n28 titled An Act mainly to implement certain provisions of the Budget Speech of 4 June 2014 and return to a balanced budget in 2015-2016


IIROC proposes restricted membership for U.S. broker-dealers
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 13 2012

On July 12, 2012, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC), the investment dealer self-regulatory organization that is the Canadian equivalent of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), published for comment a concept proposal on the introduction of a new class of IIROC member, called a “Restricted Dealer Member”


Certain Canadian and foreign issuers quoted in the U.S. OTC markets become reporting issuers in Canada under MI 51-105
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • June 27 2012

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) in each province and territory of Canada other than Ontario have adopted Multilateral Instrument 51-105 Issuers Quoted in the U.S. Over-the-Counter Markets (MI 51105) effective July 31, 2012


Retail structured product sector to see robust performance in 2012
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2012

In the last 10 years, the retail structured product (RSP) sector has become a significant component of Canadian capital markets, with the sector seeing an aggregate of C$7.3-billion in new issuances in 2011


New amendments to the Quebec Real Estate Brokerage Act
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 26 2013

On June 14, 2013, the Quebec National Assembly adopted Bill 31, An Act to amend various legislative provisions mainly concerning the financial sector