The Continuous Disclosure Challenges of COVID-19: What Are the Risks for Your Company?
Author: Steven Robertson As the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the global economy in profound and unprecedented ways, public companies face the challenge of explaining the current and anticipated future… Read More
CSA Announce 45-Day Extension for Continuous Disclosure and Other Periodic Filings Due By June 1, 2020
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 18, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) announced in a news release that they will be publishing a blanket order granting a… Read More
The Virtual Reality of COVID-19: Is Your Company Prepared to Hold its Annual General Shareholders Meeting Virtually?
In the ever-changing climate of health risks and uncertainty surrounding the developing global outbreak of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and with shareholder meeting season fast approaching, companies need to give serious consideration… Read More
Impact of COVID-19 on Financial Disclosure and Outlook
Authors: Jessica Zhang, Doug Stewart Canadian reporting issuers should proactively monitor and assess the impact of COVID-19 on their businesses and evaluate whether they need to update or withdraw their previously… Read More
Directors Held Personally Liable for $648,310 in Oppression Claim
Authors: Jared Dunlop, Erin Smith This summer, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld a judgment holding two directors personally liable for $648,310. Under Canadian corporate statutes, courts are given broad powers… Read More
Anti-Corruption Regulation in Canada: Why It Matters for Your Business
Authors: Paul Goldman, Derek Hoffman, Saravan Veylan and Jocelyn Sirois Anti-corruption laws in Canada and elsewhere have become increasingly relevant in recent years. As a result, Canadian businesses and organizations must… Read More
Canadian Securities Administrators Prioritize Cybersecurity
Authors: Anna Beatch, Erin Smith This post was written prior to our January 2017 merger, under our previous firm name, MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP. We previously discussed how two American Senators… Read More