Jan. 15, 2020 - The official Annual Report under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) for the fiscal year 2018-19 was released at the end of 2019. This document sets out various statistics and other noteworthy developments during that time frame (i.e., April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019) relating to the two review...
Multijurisdictional Disclosure System: Offering Securities and Reporting in the United States Using MJDS
The multijurisdictional disclosure system (MJDS) permits eligible Canadian issuers to publicly offer securities in the United States by using a prospectus that is prepared principally in accordance with Canadian disclosure requirements. The MJDS also enables these issuers to substantially satisfy their reporting obligations by using their Canadian continuous disclosure documents under the cover of the applicable MJDS form. As a leading adviser on matters relating to the MJDS, Davies has updated this informative guide, which provides the reader with a general insight into offering securities and reporting in the United States using the MJDS. Topics addressed include the following:
- The preparation and filing of offering documents
- The types of offerings and the applicable forms
- The review and clearance of the offering documents by the applicable securities regulator
- Other U.S. regulation of MJDS offerings
- Annual and periodic U.S. reporting obligations for MJDS filers
Jan. 13, 2020 - The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) has published a consultation paper seeking input on the potential implementation of an “access equals delivery” model – an electronic access alternative for satisfying prospectus and other documentary delivery obligations under Canadian securities...