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Cross-Border Bond Offerings - Implications of a “distribution to the public” under the Canada Business Corporations Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 22 2017

The volume of securities purchased by foreign investors in Canada has been steadily increasing in recent years. While equity securities account for


Statutory Compliance, and the Continued Relevance of the Oppression Remedy, in the Wake of Mennillo v. Intramodal inc.
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 16 2017

In its decision Mennillo v. Intramodal Inc., 2016 SCC 51 (Intramodal), the Supreme Court of Canada (Court) was asked whether a corporation’s failure


Investment Canada Act: National Security Review Powers Rarely Invoked
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2017

Canadian government responses to two requests made by Fasken Martineau under the Access to Information Act (AIA) and the recent publication by


Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2017 Update
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2017

Fasken Martineau is pleased to release its Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2017 Update. Our 2017 Update offers a review of proxy contest activity in


ASC Provides Disclosure Guidance for 2017
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 23 2017

In December, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) published its annual Corporate Finance Disclosure Report (Report). The ASC then hosted an


Total Energy’s Take-over Bid for Savanna Energy: Developments and Defensive Tactics
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 13 2017

On November 23, 2016, Total Energy Services Inc. (Offeror) disclosed its intention to make an offer (Offer) to purchase all of the issued and


The TSX Venture Exchange Relaxes Shareholder Approval Policies for Reverse Takeovers and Changes of Business
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • January 5 2017

On December 15, 2016, the TSX Venture Exchange (Exchange) published amended Policy 5.2 of the TSX Venture Exchange Corporate Finance Manual (Policy 5


Investment Canada Issues National Security Review Guidelines
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2016

On December 19, 2016, the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (Minister) issued Guidelines on the National Security Review of


Update on TSX Pricing Guidance - Prospectus Offerings, Private Placements & Concurrent Acquisitions
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • December 6 2016

On October 11, 2016, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) provided guidance with respect to pricing a prospectus offering or private placement where there


The Rise of Advance Notice Provisions in Canadian Corporate Bylaws
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2016

In recent years many Canadian firms have amended their corporate bylaws to include advance notice provisions (ANPs). ANPs provide for advance