The Canadian Securities Administrators (“CSA”) recently announced amendments to National Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions introducing a new prospectus exemption that is expected to take effect on November 21, 2022 (the “Listed Issuer Exemption”).
Listed issuers that qualify for the Listed Issuer Exemption will be able to distribute freely ...
On August 15, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced in CSA Notice 32-302 the pending revocation of:
- the Northwestern Exemption in all participating jurisdictions other than Alberta and Saskatchewan; and
- BC Instrument 32-517 Exemption from Dealer Registration Requirement for Trades in Securities of Mortgage Investment Entities (BCI 32-517).
In our recent blog post discussing the publication of the Canadian Securities Administrators’ latest continuous disclosure compliance review, available here, we noted that the regulators remain concerned with some reporting issuers’ use of social media, particularly as a medium to disclose material information. On August 7, at 9:48 AM, Elon Musk, the Chair and CEO ...
As part of their oversight responsibilities, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”) undertake an ongoing review of the continuous disclosure practices of Canadian issuers. The latest results of this review (which are now released on a biannual basis) have been released by the CSA under Staff Notice 51-355 (the “Staff Notice”). The CSA reviewed ...
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