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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


Investment Canada: National Security Guidelines To Be Published
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 9 2016

On November 1, 2016, the Honourable William Morneau, Canada’s Minister of Finance, tabled his government’s Fall Economic Statement. Included in the


Defensive Private Placements Under the New Take-Over Bids Regime
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2016

As discussed in our previous post, the first hostile take-over bid under the new Canadian take-over bid rules was launched by Hecla Mining Company


New Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemption in Alberta
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2016

On October 31, 2016, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) adopted Multilateral Instrument 45-108 Crowdfunding (MI 45-108) which will allow small or


OSC Unveils LaunchPad to Support Fintech Businesses
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2016

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced today its new initiative, OSC LaunchPad, described as the first dedicated team by a securities


The Potential Costs of Public M&A Regulation: Lessons from Across the Pond
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • October 7 2016

A little over five years have passed since the U.K. Takeover Code was reformed on September 19, 2011 in order to prohibit deal protection provisions