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  • Proposed Amendments to Business Acquisition Report Requirements

    On September 5, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed amendments to the business acquisition report (BAR) filing requirements for non-venture issuers. Currently, a reporting issuer that is not a venture issuer must file a BAR in respect of an acquisition i … Read more »

  • American CEOs: Shareholder Value is No Longer Everything

    On August 19, 2019, the Business Roundtable released a new “Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation” (the New Statement) signed by 181 top American CEOs, including the leaders of Apple, Pepsi and Walmart. The signatories to the New Statement commit to lead their companies for the benefit of all st … Read more »

  • BC Mining Law Reform Network Issues Recommendations

    The BC Mining Law Reform Network recently released a set of summary recommendations to address what they perceive to be serious shortcomings of British Columbia’s mining regulatory regime. The Network was founded in 2019 to promote changes to mineral development laws and mining practices in British … Read more »

  • CSA Issues Guidance on Climate Change-Related Disclosure

    The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced the publication of CSA Staff Notice 51-358 Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks (the Notice), which is intended to assist companies in identifying and improving their disclosure of material risks posed by climate change.The Notice clarifies … Read more »

  • Ontario Announces Second Retail Cannabis Lottery

    The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announced a second allocation process for an additional 50 retail cannabis store authorizations (RSAs) in Ontario. Of these RSAs, 42 will be granted through a second expression of interest lottery (Second Lottery) and eight have been allotted for First Na … Read more »