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Responding to an activist: while special committee members may face greater public scrutiny, they are not subject to a higher legal standard
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 13 2015

As we discussed in our previous post, a special committee established in response to an activist's approach should be comprised of independent board


OSC announces proposed key elements of Crowdfunding and Offering Memorandum (OM) prospectus exemptions
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 5 2015

The Corporate Finance Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) released its 2014-2015 Annual Report on July 14, 2015. In it, OSC staff


Amendments to the TSX company manual to reflect trends towards dematerialization of physical evidence of security ownership
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 10 2015

On May 21, 2015, the TSX announced one set of amendments and one request for comment on proposed amendments to the TSX Company Manual (Manual), both


Certain Canadian securities regulators to adopt start-up crowdfunding exemptions
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 15 2015

In recent years, crowdfunding has proven an exceptionally popular and efficient means by which individuals and companies make use of the internet to


Canadian Proxy Contest Study - 2015 update
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • May 12 2015

Our 2015 Update explores some interesting reversals in trends that we previously identified in the ground-breaking 2013 Canadian Proxy Contest Study


Investment Canada Act
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

On March 25, 2015, three substantive amendments (the "Amendments") to the Investment Canada Act (the "Act") and its regulations were published in the


Alamos Gold and AuRico Gold to combine creating leading intermediate gold producer with a transaction equity value of US$1.5 billion
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • April 13 2015

On April 13, 2015, Alamos Gold Inc. and AuRico Gold Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement on combining their companies to


New take-over bid rules seek to level the playing field but will bidders still play?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2015

On March 31, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators issued their highly anticipated proposal to make the most significant changes to the


2015 Canadian hostile take-over bid study - who wins and what drives outcomes?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • February 27 2015

In Canada, a take-over bid made directly to shareholders is the only method to acquire legal control of a public company without the consent of the


Foreign acquisition of Canadian telecommunications firm approved by Industry Minister
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • November 26 2014

Industry Minister James Moore recently announced that he had given approval under the Investment Canada Act to the acquisition of majority control of