Saskatchewan has now confirmed that its non-profit organizations, condominium corporations, co-operatives, and new generation co-operatives are able to hold their annual general meetings (“AGM”) by telephone, video conference, or other… Read More
Canadian Securities Administrators introduced temporary blanket relief for public companies from filing and delivery requirements in connection with delayed annual shareholder meetings.
Existing continuous disclosure obligations require Canadian public companies to… Read More
Provincial non-profit legislation imposes a number of obligations on non-profit and charity organizations, such as the requirement to hold an annual general meeting (AGM) and file annual returns.
However, as a… Read More
Sharp declines in stock prices due to COVID-19 are making companies more vulnerable to shareholder activism and hostile attacks. Boards of directors and management should proactively prepare to respond to… Read More
On April 21, 2020, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General for the Province of British Columbia (the “Minister”) passed Ministerial Order M116 (the “Order”) under the Emergency Program… Read More
Many British Columbia strata corporations may be concerned about upcoming annual general meetings (“AGM”) or special general meetings (“SGM”) held by the strata council due to the COVID-19 social distancing… Read More
The British Columbia provincial government has issued an Order in Council amending the regulations regarding the new transparency register requirements for B.C. corporations and postponing implementation until October 1, 2020.
The… Read More
The TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV” or the “Exchange”) issued a bulletin on April 8, 2020 announcing temporary relief measures (the “Temporary Relief”) from certain pricing requirements of the TSXV’s Corporate… Read More
On March 23, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) published temporary blanket relief measures in response to the ongoing… Read More
Boards of Directors have a critical role to play in leading their companies through the COVID-19 pandemic and must continuously oversee their companies’ responses to the rapidly evolving situation.
The COVID-19… Read More