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Securities law: 15 hot topics for 2015
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 26 2015

The decline in oil prices and the consequences for Western Canada as well as the delayed Federal Budget have all dominated the domestic headlines for


The impact of passive foreign investment company tax rules on Canadian mining companies
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • June 14 2011

Many Canadian mining companies wishing to access U.S. capital markets find that the U.S. “passive foreign investment company” (PFIC) tax rules can present special problems


SEC Reproposes Rule Requiring Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 6 2016

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reproposed a rule that would require SEC-reporting resource extraction issuers to disclose


Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 22 2014

Unlike the United States, Canada was not created by a unilateral declaration of independence from the colonial occupation of England. There was no


Legal trends: mergers & acquisitions
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • December 31 2015

An unusually strong third quarter bolstered Canadian M&A activity, making 2015 the most active year in Canadian deal making since the 2007 market


Access to Canadian capital markets for U.S. mining companies
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 31 2010

US mining companies have had success raising funds in Canada because the Canadian capital markets are particularly sophisticated when it comes to the mining sector


Q2 2016 U.S. Legal and Regulatory Developments
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • August 1 2016

The following is our summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during the second quarter of 2016 of interest to Canadian


Doing business in Canada - March 2015 edition
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada
  • March 24 2015

Canada was created in 1867 and currently consists of ten provinces and three territories. Canada is a parliamentary democracy whose form of government


Insider trading restrictions recent decision by the Bureau de décision et de révision
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 2 2014

On September 19, 2014, the Bureau de décision et de révision (BDR) granted a request by the Autorité des marchés


ISS adopts updates to Canadian Corporate Governance Policy for 2014
  • Dentons
  • Canada, USA
  • January 3 2014

Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS") has adopted updates to its Canadian Corporate Governance Policy ("CCGP"), which will take effect for