On March 14, 2013, the Autorité des marchés financiers (“AMF”) published for comments a consultation paper (the “AMF Proposal”)i pertaining to
On May 31, 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators released a consultation paper detailing a proposal to overhaul the securities regulatory regime applicable to venture issuers (other than issuers that fall within the definition of “venture issuer” under securities legislation by virtue of issuing only debt or preferred shares).
In recent years, corporate governance has become an important focus for both regulators and investors worldwide.
There have been many recent changes in the area of employee benefits and executive compensation.
Late the night of Nov. 25, LandAmerica Financial Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, LandAmerica 1031 Exchange Services, Inc., filed a Chapter 11 petition in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia ("Bankruptcy Court"), seeking bankruptcy protection for both entities.
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its long anticipated judgment in RBC Dominion Securities Inc. ("RDS") v. Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. ("Merrill Lynch") et al which confirms the legal obligations of departing employees to their employer when they leave to accept employment with a competitor.