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...
Second Opinions Still the Exception
In an article published in Listed Magazine, Patricia Olasker and Poonam Puri discuss the impact of the Yukon court’s ruling on fairness opinions and trends that have become evident since the court’s decision.
Patricia and Poonam point out that since the court’s decision, there have been nearly two dozen plans of arrangement, but issuers and their advisers are not falling into line with the court’s directions.
The article outlines four questions a board should consider before making the decision to obtain a second fairness opinion.
Aug. 13, 2020 - The Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry has issued an order, under recently enacted federal legislation, extending several time periods for the national security review (NSR) process under the Investment Canada Act (ICA). The NSR process may be invoked in respect of any...