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CSA Continues to Finesse Registrant Regulation - Proposed Additional Requirements Governing Custody, EMDs and CRM2
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 25 2016

On July 7, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published proposed amendments to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements


The Canada Revenue Agency revokes the registration of the ACTLAP Children's Foundation (A.C.F.)
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2016

On July 8, 2016 the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) issued the news release set out below. The CRA is revoking the registration of a charity for several


Saskatchewan Court Addresses ROFR Obligations in Light of the Duty of Honest Performance of Contracts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 12 2016

Rights of first refusal (“ROFRs”) are relatively common in operating agreements in the oil and gas industry. These provisions require that, prior to


Updated mutual fund rules finalized in Canada for ETFs, money market funds, short selling and fund of funds
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 22 2012

On February 9, 2012, the Canadian Securities Administrators published final rule amendments to complete Phase 1 of the CSA’s two-stage project launched in 2010 to modernize the regulation of mutual funds, including exchange-traded funds, and other investment funds


Kids’ claim against mother for infliction of emotional distress fails; conduct not ‘extreme and outrageous’
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2011

Steven Miner and Kathryn Garrity divorced, messily, in 1995


Investments in a registered plan a trap for the unwary
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 15 2011

The June, 2011 Canadian Federal Budget (the Budget) proposes to introduce certain rules under the Income Tax Act (Canada) relating to registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) and registered retirement income funds (RRIFs) (collectively, Registered Plans) that previously applied only to tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs), being (a) the “advantage” rules, (b) certain “non-qualified investment” rules, and (c) the “prohibited investment” rules


Opportunities abound in Canadian capital markets: a case for Korean businesses
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • South Korea, Canada
  • June 3 2011

The Canadian capital markets offer substantial opportunities for Korean companies interested in tapping into foreign capital markets


Public company dividends
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 27 2011

Canadians who are approaching or have reached retirement age often look for yield investments that can pay a monthly or quarterly cash distribution to provide them with enough cash to live on without having to continually sell a portion of their investments


Alberta Securities Commission proposes changes to regulation of over-the-counter derivatives
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 4 2011

Canada’s diverse approach to regulation of over-the-counter derivatives and commodity contracts has become even more complex and arguably less harmonized with the Alberta Securities Commission’s recent publication of Staff Notice 91-703 Over-the-Counter Derivatives, which describes how the ASC proposes to amend the way in which the ASC regulates these instruments


Securities regulators provide guidance on registration obligations for mortgage investment entities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 10 2011

On February 25, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators published CSA Staff Notice 31-323 Guidance Relating to the Registration Obligations of Mortgage Investment Entities, which provides long-awaited guidance on how the registration requirements under National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements and Exemptions apply to mortgage investment corporations (MICs), mortgage syndications and other mortgage investment entities