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SEC proposes rules for listing standards regarding compensation committees
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2011

The U.S. SEC released a proposal this week directing national securities exchanges to require compliance with new independence requirements for compensation committees.


OSC to consider majority voting, say-on-pay and other shareholder democracy issues
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2011

The Ontario Securities Commission yesterday published a staff notice advising on its review of issues relating to shareholder democracy.


CSA finds "unacceptable" level of non-compliance in corporate governance disclosure
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2010

The Canadian Securities Administrators yesterday released the results of its compliance review of corporate governance disclosure, which ultimately characterized the level of non-compliance with National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices as "unacceptable".


From guidance to law - amendments to NI 51-101 to codify prior guidance and supplement existing requirements
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 25 2010

You may recall our post of March 2009 commenting on Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) Staff Notice 51-327 - Oil and Gas Disclosure: Resources other than Reserves Data (the Staff Notice).


CSA release findings of certification compliance review
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • October 15 2010

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today released the findings of its Staff Review of compliance with National Instrument 52-109 Certification of Disclosure in Issuers' Annual and Interim Filings.


SEC amends selective disclosure rules by removing credit rating agency exemption from Regulation FD
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 29 2010

In accordance with the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Dodd-Frank Act), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today published a final rule amending Regulation FD to remove the exemption previously available in respect of disclosure made to credit rating agencies.


SEC releases final rule regarding shareholder director nominations
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • August 26 2010

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday announced that it is amending federal proxy rules in order to "facilitate the effective exercise of shareholders' traditional state law rights to nominate and elect directors to company boards of directors."


OSC releases 2010 Annual Report
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2010

Earlier this week, the Ontario Securities Commission released its 2010 Annual Report, which provides a review of the OSC's activities over the past year.


FAIR Canada releases report on TSX profitregulation conflict
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 30 2010

The Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights (FAIR Canada) released a report earlier this week that reviews "the conflicts of interest that arise when exchanges that are commercial businesses also act as regulators and supervisors of issuers."


CSA release IFRS transition disclosure review report
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 23 2010

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today released CSA Staff Notice 52-326 IFRS Transition Disclosure Review, which provides an assessment of IFRS transition disclosure made by issuers in 2009 annual MD&A.