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All bets are off: Quebec AMF moves to ban short-term binary options
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • March 1 2017

On February 1, 2017, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF), Quebec’s financial markets regulator, published proposed amendments to the


Rights offering amendments for TSXV issuers
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2016

Amendments to TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) Policy 4.5 - Rights Offerings are now in effect reflecting guidance released by the TSXV earlier this year


New exempt market disclosure obligations - impact on investment funds
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

The new harmonized Form 45-106F1 Report of Exempt Distribution (the New Report) that came into effect on June 30, 2016 imposes new disclosure


The Liberal budget: no changes to the taxation of stock options
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 23 2016

On March 22, 2016, the Liberal Government delivered its first budget which focuses on the growth of the middle class. As outlined in a previous post


No Changes to Taxation of Stock Options
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • March 23 2016

On March 22, 2016, the Liberal Government delivered its first budget which focuses on the growth of the middle class. As outlined in our previous post


Tax changes will affect only new stock options: Finance Minister Morneau
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 20 2015

In an earlier post, we highlighted that Canada's newly-elected Liberal government plans to change the taxation of stock options by capping the


Loss of stock options: abusive or oppressive?
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2015

The appeal of stock option plans (SOP) is undeniable. Indeed, by linking employees' personal gains to the growth of the company's share value, a SOP


TSX issues guidance for companies seeking an initial listing; comments on what constitutes “economically interesting grades”
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 26 2013

New guidance for issuers seeking to list on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the TSX) was issued by the TSX on November 7, 2013 (the Staff Notice). The


TSX-V relaxes certain minimum pricing and capital structure requirements
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2013

The TSX-V recently announced changes to certain minimum pricing, shareholder approval and other requirements intended to better facilitate access to


Securities regulators launch consultation on changes to $150,000 and accredited investor exemptions
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 11 2011

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced yesterday that they are undertaking a review of the “$150,000 minimum investment amount” and the “accredited investor” exemptions that are commonly used to raise financing on a prospectus exempt basis