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A Closer Look: Fasken Experts Take A Deep Dive Into The Federal Fall Economic Statement
With less than a year to go before the next federal election, much has been made of the politics of the Finance Minister's Fall Economic Statement.
14 Jan 2019
Canada Introduces New Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance Incentives
On November 21, 2018, the Department of Finance Canada ("Finance") released the 2018 Fall Economic Statement (the "Statement").
5 Dec 2018
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).
9 Oct 2018
Faire affaire au Québec - Un guide à l'attention des détaillants
Faire affaire au Québec: Ce que les détaillants doivent savoir
24 Jul 2017
Due Diligence Deskbook
Fasken lawyers Gary Ott, Dierk Ullrich and Grant Foster contributed Chapter 23 to the updated version of the 2005 practice manual "Due Diligence Deskbook" with CLEBC.
23 Jul 2017
ISDE Annonce Un Investissement De 950 Millions De Dollars Dans Les Supergrappes Canadiennes
Les demandeurs doivent être des consortiums dirigés par l'industrie et inclure des entreprises de toutes tailles incluant au moins un établissement d'enseignement postsecondaire.
27 Jun 2017
Bill C-56: A Greater Role For Customs Officers In Combatting Counterfeiting
On March 1, 2013, the Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture) tabled for first reading Bill C-56, the short title of which is the Combating Counterfeit Products Act.
20 Apr 2013
Cloud Computing Survey
In the closing months of last year we conducted a survey of our clients as to their views on the benefits and risks of cloud computing.
29 Jan 2013
CSA Staff Consultation Note 45-401 Review Of Minimum Amount And Accredited Investor Exemptions
On November 11, 2011, Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") staff issued for public consultation Note 45-401 – Review of Minimum Amount and Accredited Investor Exemptions.
12 Dec 2011
Mutual Funds Point-Of-Sale Regime: Moving To Stage 2
On August 12, 2011, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed amendments (Stage 2 Amendments) to National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure to implement Stage 2 of the point-of-sale (POS) disclosure regime.
4 Oct 2011
Proposed Regulations To Anti-Spam Legislation
Industry Canada and the CRTC have each released a set of draft Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations aimed at clarifying certain concepts in Canada's new anti-spam law, formerly known as the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (the "Act").
24 Aug 2011
AIM Performance Q1 2010
Looking back at AIM's performance in 2009, (See: Is AIM on the way back up?) I speculated in January this year that an element of stability might be returning to AIM and that there was a quickening of interest in new companies coming to the market.
8 Jul 2010
Investing In Canada - US Pension and Endowment Funds
Canada is an appealing investment destination for US pension and endowment funds.
28 Apr 2010
Canadian Securities Administrators Release Staff Notice 31-315 Regarding Orders Exempting Registrants From Certain Provisions Of National Instrument 31-103 - Registration Requirements And Exemptions
The Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") released Staff Notice 31-315 on February 26, 2010. Since the coming into force of National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements and Exemptions (NI 31-103), the CSA have received applications requesting exemptions from certain provisions of the Instrument.
11 Mar 2010
Substantial Changes To The "Competition Act" And "Investment Canada Act" Enacted – Businesses Must React
On March 12, 2009, after being expeditiously passed by both Houses of Parliament, Bill C-10 received Royal Assent and is now law.
18 Mar 2009
Dramatic Changes To Canada´s Competition And Foreign Investment Review Laws Proposed In Bill C-10
Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Conservative Government has followed through with pre-election promises to amend Canada’s competition and foreign investment laws.1 On February 6th, Bill C-10, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures, was tabled in the House of Commons and proposes fundamental changes to the Competition Act and Investment Canada Act.
11 Feb 2009
Recent Developments Related To Capital Applicable To Federally Regulated Financial Institutions
There have been a number of recent changes and announcements relating to capital, primarily from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (Canada) ("OSFI"). This article summarizes these developments.
6 Feb 2009
Federal Budget 2009: A Stimulating Budget In Uncertain Economic Times
In the midst of a deteriorating economic climate, on the heels of another inconclusive federal election, and following an extraordinary Parliamentary crisis that included the replacement of the Opposition Liberal Party leader, the political context and consequences of the 2009 Budget are as much the focus as its conten
6 Feb 2009
Poison Pills After Pulse Data: The "Unique Circumstances" Defence
Prior to September 27, 2007 securities lawyers, investment bankers, investors and Canadian public companies believed that the law in relation to poison pills had been relatively well settled in Canada.
3 Jul 2008
Canadian Securities Administrators Propose Revised Registration Regime For Dealers, Advisers And Fund Managers
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued a revised draft of National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements (NI 31-103) on February 29, 2008 which responds to many of the comments industry participants had on the previous draft of the rule that the CSA issued on February 20, 2007.
27 Mar 2008
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