Information About Timely Disclosure
- Weeding-out a Lack of Disclosure
On October 10, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-357 Staff Review of Reporting Issuers in the Cannabis Industry (Staff Notice) summarizing a review of the disclosure of 70 reporting issuers in the cannabis industry (Cannabis Issuers). The purpose of the … Read more »
- A Strong Voice for Enhanced Corporate Governance: Commonsense Principles 2.0
Recently, a group of prominent executives released an open letter and document known as Commonsense Principles 2.0. Signatories include Mark Machin of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway. The purpose of the letter and the principles is to encourage compa … Read more »
- The Supreme Court of Canada Green Lights National Securities Regulatory Regime–Who Will Drive Ahead?
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its decision on November 9, 2018, holding that the proposed co-operative pan-Canadian securities regulator, known as the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (CCMR), is constitutional. Background and Analysis The CCMR first emerged in 2014 followin … Read more »
- The New Liquid Alt Funds Regime – and some changes for conventional mutual funds and closed-end funds
On October 4, 2018, the Canadian securities administrators published the final version of the amendments that will create a new regime for liquid alternative mutual funds (alt funds). The regime will come into effect on January 3, 2019 and could provide retail investors with greater access to altern … Read more »
- 5 things you should know about the latest CSA staff review on gender diversity
It’s fall, which means it’s time for the annual Canadian Securities Administrators staff review of disclosure made by public companies under Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure, particularly as it relates to gender diversity among corporate leadership. The 2018 review is the fourth such an … Read more »
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