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  • Proxy Season Preview 2023

    On January 11, 2023, Fasken, along with TMX Group Ltd. (“TMX Group”, which includes the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) and TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”)) and Laurel Hill Advisory Group (“Laurel Hill”), hosted a conversation on disclosure and regulatory considerations for issuers leading into the 20 … Read more »

  • What if No One Gets Elected?

    Posted in Capital Markets, Contested Situations, Corporate Governance, Directors & Officers, Election of Directors, Proxy Voting, Securities, Shareholder Meeting Amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) which went into effect on August 31, 2022 brought “majority voting” to the elect … Read more »

  • LIFE Revisited

    The “Listed Issuer Financing Exemption”, known as “LIFE”, will enter into effect on November 21, 2022[i]. As its name suggests, LIFE is a prospectus exemption for distributions of securities listed for trading on a recognized Canadian stock exchange. LIFE is intended to help smaller listed issuers r … Read more »

  • CBCA Corporations Listed on TSX Can Repeal Their Majority Voting Policies

    The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) Company Manual provides in section 461.3[1] that an issuer listed on TSX must adopt a majority voting policy “unless it otherwise satisfies the Majority Voting Requirement in a manner acceptable to TSX, for example, by applicable statute, articles, by-laws or other s … Read more »

  • Toronto Stock Exchange Staff Notice on Normal Course Issuer Bids

    In May 2022, the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) issued Staff Notice 2022-0001 (the “Staff Notice”)[1] on normal course issuer bids (“NCIBs”), “providing guidance on Sections 628 and 629 of the TSX Company Manual … for frequently asked questions in respect of normal course issuer bids”. Of the 35 FAQ … Read more »