June 08, 2020 - Reporting issuers will soon be able to implement at-the-market (ATM) distributions without obtaining regulatory relief. 1 Starting August 31, 2020, ATM distributions in Canada will no longer be subject to prescribed liquidity requirements or prescribed limits on aggregate distribution size or...
Share Buy-Backs in Canada
This paper considers Canadian provincial securities legislation in respect of issuer bids. Particular attention is paid to the exemption that permits issuers to repurchase securities by private agreement without making an offer to all holders and offshore selective buy-backs (where the shareholder with whom the issuer proposes to deal on a selective basis is outside the jurisdiction).
Apr. 22, 2020 - In Chandler v Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, the Superior Court of Québec recently dismissed a securities class action brought against Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft (VW). It did so even though the Court had previously dismissed VW’s jurisdictional arguments at the authorization...