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Should a seller care about due diligence?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 17 2013

In our recent post we considered, to what extent, the seller in the context of an M&A transaction should care about legal due diligence, and


Dealmaking in the beauty and personal care space
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 5 2013

We recently picked up Buying Into Beauty, the new Mergermarket report (prepared in association with Michel Dyens & Co.), which looks at M&A activity


CSA staff conduct IFRS transition disclosure review
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • September 2 2010

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently released the results of their review of the extent and quality of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) transition disclosure provided by certain issuers in their 2009 annual management's discussion and analysis (MD&A


A penny saved is a penny earned?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2013

Effective February 4, 2013, the Canadian government proceeded with its plan to phase out the penny. In light of rising production and handling costs


Executive compensation disclosure issues in tumultuous times
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 29 2009

Canadian public companies are facing unprecedented financial and market conditions and business challenges, and this fact has been reflected in outcomes under 2008’s compensation plans


‘Say on pay’ coming to a shareholders’ meeting near you?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2009

With current economic conditions and reports of executive compensation in the media, measures addressing executive compensation issues are drawing increasing attention


CSA provides guidance on corporate governance disclosure
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2011

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) recently released the results of its review of compliance with corporate governance disclosure requirements by certain issuers and provided guidance on compliance with these requirements, with a focus on the areas of concern identified in that review


OSC invites input from public companies and others on shareholder democracy proposals
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 18 2011

On January 10, 2011, the Ontario Securities Commission published OSC Staff Notice 54-701 Regulatory Developments Regarding Shareholder Democracy (the Notice), which provides an update on the status of shareholder democracy issues and identifies three issues for additional review and potential regulatory proposals for reporting issuers


Executive compensation disclosure issues in tumultuous times
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2009

Most Canadian public companies are facing unprecedented financial and market conditions and business challenges, and this has been reflected both in the results of operations in 2008 and in the outcomes under 2008’s compensation plans


Recent IFRS disclosure guidance from the Ontario Securities Commission
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 16 2011

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently released the results of its preliminary review of Ontario reporting issuers’ first International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) interim financial reports for the quarter ended March 31, 2011