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March 24, 2020

Ontario orders non-essential workplaces to close tonight at 11:59 p.m.

Check the list of essential workplaces carefully as you may be surprised. Yesterday afternoon, the Ontario Government announced that it would order the mandatory…

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COVID-19, Essential Businesses, Order in Council

March 20, 2020

CSA Issues Guidance on Changes to AGMs during COVID-19 Outbreak

CSA clarifies expectations for reporting issuers considering changes or alternatives to in-person AGMs As contemplated in a press release earlier this week which we blogged about…

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AGMs, canadian securities administrators, COVID-19, reporting issuers, Securities Law

March 18, 2020

CSA Provides Blanket Relief for Reporting Issuers due to COVID-19

45-day extension for financial statements, MD&A and other periodic filings will come as welcome relief for issuers The CSA has just announced that reporting issuers…

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AGMs, canadian securities administrators, COVID-19, disclosure

March 17, 2020

The OSC and CSA Respond to the COVID-19 Crisis

Governments and regulators are holding press conferences and issuing statements on a head-spinning basis regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Federal government yesterday announced the…

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canadian securities administrators, Coronavirus, COVID-19, csa, Ontario Securities Commission, OSC, Securities Law

March 11, 2020

In the Shoes of a Shareholder: Proxies become a Hot Topic

The use of proxies is a critical, and often misunderstood, element of shareholder meetings that is increasing in importance. Every public and private company…

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March 6, 2020

A letter from SkyLaw: our comments on Access Equals Delivery

SkyLaw submitted this letter to the Canadian Securities Administrators in response to a request for comments on the proposed Access Equals Delivery disclosure model. …

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disclosure; securities law; reporting issuers; SEDAR; Access Equals Delivery

March 6, 2020

Access Equals Delivery: a balancing act

Investor protection versus regulatory burden reduction. The mandates of Canadian securities regulators to protect investors and foster fair and efficient capital markets can sometimes…

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Consultation Paper 51-405, csa, Investor protection, National Policy 11-201, regulatory burden reduction, SEDAR

March 6, 2020

Coronavirus: the risk may be low, but the impact is real

As of today, over 3,300 people have died globally from COVID-19, widely known as the coronavirus. While the risk may be low for Canada,…

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Clayton Utz, Coronavirus, coronavirus implications, COVID-19, disaster recovery, epidemic, Health Canada, market volatility, outbreak, public health, SEC

January 17, 2020

New Year’s Update

Goodbye 2019. Welcome 2020! SkyLaw’s Year in Review 2019 was an impactful year with many new clients, a handful of big deals, fresh new faces around…

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10 Year Anniversary, 2020, A SkyLaw Holiday Poem, GFI, Global Food and Ingredients Inc., SkyLaw's Favourite Things, Year in Review

January 17, 2020

SkyLaw client Canwe Growers Inc. becomes a licensed producer!

Producer’s Licence arrives three years to the day after SkyLaw incorporated the company! SkyLaw client New Maple Holdings Ltd. had a magical holiday season: its wholly-owned…

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