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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


Securities law: 15 hot topics for 2015
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


Accessing the Canadian capital markets - legal considerations for non-Canadian mining and oil & gas companies
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 24 2015

Canada continues to be the world’s leading capital market for natural resource companies. The Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”), Canada’s


Doing business in Canada
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


Yield cos compared
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2013

Use of the phrase "yield co" to describe three recent share flotations by NRG Yield, TransAlta Renewables and Pattern Energy Group, Inc. masks very


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


The Martin Act: using New York’s “blue sky” law to require enhanced disclosure by CO2 emitters
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 9 2009

The issue of climate change has garnered much attention in recent years, and there has been an increasing chorus of demands by environmental activists, and a growing contingent of supporters, that policymakers regulate carbon dioxide emissions


Key developments in Canadian public markets law for the oil & gas industry - third quarter 2014
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 28 2014

The last few months have seen a number of regulatory developments in Canadian capital markets that may specifically affect companies in the oil and


Key developments in Canadian public markets law for the oil and gas industry - fourth quarter 2014
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 26 2015

The last quarter of 2014 saw a number of regulatory developments in Canadian capital markets that may specifically affect companies in the oil and


Alberta Court upholds constitutionality of ASC’s power to compel testimony and document production
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2015

The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench recently released a decision that may be of interest to any Canadian issuer that issues securities into the United