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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


Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemptions for B.C. Issuers
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 7 2016

On May 6, 2016, the B.C. Securities Commission (Commission) adopted BC Instrument 72-505 Exemption from prospectus requirement for crowdfunding


Investment Canada Act - National Security Review Update
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 9 2016

In our June 1, 2016 post, I reported that I had recently obtained, as a result of an access to information request made in 2013, information from the


Hostile Bid Launched Targeting Nordex Explosives Inc
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2016

Nordex Explosives Ltd. (Nordex), a Canadian explosives manufacturer listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, and Société Anonyme d’Explosifs et de


Market Intelligence? The Limits of Market Custom and Why Market Practice May not be Best Practice
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • July 21 2016

As a deal lawyer, I’ve heard that phrase more times than I care to remember. It’s supposed to be a knock-down argument. We’re supposed to pack up our