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A penny saved is a penny earned?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • February 8 2013

Effective February 4, 2013, the Canadian government proceeded with its plan to phase out the penny. In light of rising production and handling costs


Dealmaking in the beauty and personal care space
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 5 2013

We recently picked up Buying Into Beauty, the new Mergermarket report (prepared in association with Michel Dyens & Co.), which looks at M&A activity


Should a seller care about due diligence?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • October 17 2013

In our recent post we considered, to what extent, the seller in the context of an M&A transaction should care about legal due diligence, and


Ontario Enacts Ban on the Expiry of Rewards Points
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 16 2016

On December 6, 2016, Bill 47 - Protecting Rewards Points Act (the “Act”), amending Ontario’s Consumer Protection Act, 2002 (the “CPA”), received Royal


Executive compensation disclosure issues in tumultuous times
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • March 13 2009

Most Canadian public companies are facing unprecedented financial and market conditions and business challenges, and this has been reflected both in the results of operations in 2008 and in the outcomes under 2008’s compensation plans


Should proxy advisory firms be regulated in Canada?
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • July 18 2012

On June 21, 2012, the Canadian Securities Administrators (otherwise known as the “CSA”) published Consultation Paper 25-401 Potential Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms, the purpose of which is to obtain feedback regarding some of the concerns raised by market participants in order to assist the CSA with determining whether there is a need to regulate proxy advisory firms and to outline and solicit feedback on potential regulatory responses and frameworks that may be used to regulate proxy advisory firms


Revised proposed amendments to National Instrument 54-101 communication with beneficial owners of securities of a reporting issuer
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • June 23 2011

On June 17, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment revised proposed amendments to National Instrument 54-101 Communications with Beneficial Owners of Securities of a Reporting Issuer (NI 54-101), National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations and other related policies that are designed to further enhance the shareholder voting communication process (collectively, Revised Proposed Amendments


Executive compensation disclosure issues in tumultuous times
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • May 29 2009

Canadian public companies are facing unprecedented financial and market conditions and business challenges, and this fact has been reflected in outcomes under 2008’s compensation plans


Developments in executive compensation disclosure for Canadian issuers
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2010

On November 20, 2009, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-331 (the Staff Notice) reporting findings of their targeted compliance review of executive compensation disclosure of 70 (unnamed) reporting issuers in relation to compliance with the new executive compensation rules that were implemented on December 31, 2008


Executive compensation disclosure items to consider in preparing this year’s disclosure
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2010

On November 20, 2009, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-331 (the Staff Notice) reporting findings of their targeted compliance review of executive compensation disclosure of 70 (unnamed) reporting issuers in relation to compliance with the new executive compensation rules that were implemented on December 31, 2008