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June 30, 2020

Summer 2020 Update

The SkyLaw team would like to wish everyone a very happy Canada Day! Happy Canada Day! Tomorrow is Canada Day, and with many of…

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Aphria, bill, BrecklesProPath, Canada Day, COVID-19, fireworks, Fuller, Kevin West, SkyLaw, SkyLaw PC, SkyLaw Professional Corporation

June 29, 2020

Fuller v. Aphria Update: A “Fuller” Picture on Stock Options

The Ontario Court of Appeal adds to the interpretation of inter-related contracts Jon-Paul Fuller was one of three founders of Aphria (now with a…

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June 4, 2020

Forgotten Shareholders

Self-isolating? You might not be as alone as you thought. Forgotten shareholders can make for unwanted company in your company. If you have a…

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Forgotten Shareholders, raising capital, Securities Law, securities regulations, shareholders, shares

May 12, 2020

Spring 2020 Update

Our thoughts turn to the rituals of Spring as we emerge from the Great Lockdown Social Distancing has Brought Us Closer Together than Ever…

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COVID-19, Government of Ontario, Health Canada, social distancing, Spring Update, STL, Sustain the Line

May 11, 2020

Canada: Open for Business, With a Few Changes

Launching a business in Canada during the COVID-19 crisis can be a challenge Foreign direct investment is a significant indicator of a country’s economic…

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Canada, Canadian economy, Canadian Government, Competition Act, COVID-19, foreign investment, foreign investor, Investment Canada Act, restrictions

May 1, 2020

The Great Unlocking Begins

Ontario allows certain businesses to reopen under strict safety guidelines This afternoon, the Ontario government announced that for the first time since March 24,…

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COVID-19, Essential Businesses, executive compensation disclosure, Instrument 51-504, Ontario Securities Commission, Order in Council, reporting issuers

April 3, 2020

Ontario Updates List of Essential Businesses; Additional Businesses in Ontario to close by 11:59 p.m. tomorrow

Business closures will remain in effect for at least 14 days to help stop the spread of COVID-19 The Ontario government released this news…

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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

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