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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


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


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


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


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


Developments in executive compensation disclosure for Canadian issuers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2010

On November 20, 2009, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-331 (the Staff Notice) reporting findings of their targeted compliance review of executive compensation disclosure of 70 (unnamed) reporting issuers in relation to compliance with the new executive compensation rules that were implemented on December 31, 2008


Executive compensation disclosure items to consider in preparing this year’s disclosure
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2010

On November 20, 2009, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-331 (the Staff Notice) reporting findings of their targeted compliance review of executive compensation disclosure of 70 (unnamed) reporting issuers in relation to compliance with the new executive compensation rules that were implemented on December 31, 2008


Final CCGG model shareholder engagement and “say-on-pay” policy
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2010

On October 22, 2009, the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG) released a draft of its much-awaited model shareholder engagement and "say-on-pay" policy, which addressed best practices for boards of directors on board engagement with shareholders, and included a model non-binding advisory shareholder resolution on executive compensation


OSC staff review finds IFRS transition disclosure lacking
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2010

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) recently released the results of its review of the quality of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) transition disclosure provided by certain randomly selected issuers in their 2008 annual and 2009 interim management discussion and analysis (MD&A


Getting ready for IFRS - practical tips
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2010

On January 1, 2011, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for Publicly Listed Enterprises will adopt the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS