Sept. 09, 2020 - Davies has submitted a comprehensive comment letter to the Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce (Taskforce) in response to the consultation report published by the Taskforce on July 9, 2020 (Report). The Taskforce was formed by the Ontario government in February 2020 with a mandate to review...
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).
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...