Document(s) published by this organization: 45
Show: results per page
|BC Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act Passes Second Reading|
Wally Braul, Thomas W. McInerney, Gray E. Taylor; Bennett Jones LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 03, 2014On October 20, 2014, the Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act (Bill 2) (hereinafter the Bill) was introduced, and on October 29, 2014, the Bill passed second reading in the British Columbia Legislative Assembly. The Bill, if enacted, would repeal the Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Cap and...
|New Canadian Resource Revenue Transparency Rules Released|
Daniel P. Cipollone, Eden M. Oliver, Claire Webster; Bennett Jones LLP;
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 28, 2014On October 23, 2014, the Government of Canada introduced its Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the Bill), which will impose mandatory reporting requirements for each entity engaged in the "commercial development of oil, gas or minerals" (exploration, extraction, or having...
|BC LNG Tax Regime: Rate Concessions and New Tax Credit but Uncertainty Remains|
David W. Bursey, Donald E. Greenfield, Claire M.C. Kennedy, Patrick T. Maguire, L. Alan Rautenberg; Bennett Jones LLP;
November 2, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014On October 21, 2014, the British Columbia government introduced Bill 6, the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act (LNGITA). The LNGITA proposes a two-tier tax on income derived from liquefaction activities at liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities in British Columbia starting in 2017. Bill 6 is the...
|TSX Adopts Extension Amendments Regarding Security-Based Compensation Arrangements and Backdoor Listings|
Russel W. Drew, Christian P. Gauthier, John D. MacNeil, William S. Osler; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014Before the amendments, listed issuers were permitted to directly assume the security-based compensation arrangements of a target company or replace the security-based compensation of the target company with the security-based compensation arrangements of the listed issuer without obtaining security...
|The CSA Proceeds with Amendments to the Early Warning Reporting Regime but Abandons Two Key Proposed Changes|
J. Paul D. Barbeau, Eric Chernin; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014On October 10, 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 62-307, which sets out changes to previously announced proposed amendments to Canada's early warning reporting regime.
|Final Disclosure Rules Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management|
Denise D. Bright, Jonathan Ip, Sandra L. Malcolm, David F. Phillips; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014TSX-listed companies will almost certainly need to include disclosure in their information circulars or annual information forms on the representation of women on their boards and in senior management for the 2015 proxy season.
|National Securities Regulator Moves Forward; Draft Legislation Published|
James Bartlett, James T. McClary, William S. Osler, Usman M. Sheikh; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 9, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014On September 8, 2014, the governments of Canada, British Columbia, Ontario, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick announced the signing of a memorandum of agreement formalizing the terms of the Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory System (the Cooperative System), the proposed national securities...
|New LCIA Arbitration Rules Come into Effect on October 1, 2014|
Vasilis F. L. Pappas, George M. Vlavianos; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014International arbitration is often selected over traditional litigation for resolving commercial disputes, as it is typically perceived that arbitrations can be undertaken more efficiently and swiftly than litigation. In recent years, and in the face of disputes that are becoming ever-more complex,...
|The Promise (and Limitations) of the New Canada-China Investment Treaty|
Milos Barutciski, Jesse I. Goldman, Matthew S. Kronby; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014The Canada-China bilateral investment treaty (BIT), which comes into force October 1, signals a deepening of the bilateral economic relationship. While it somewhat less ambitious than recent BITs that Canada has concluded with other trading partners, it nevertheless establishes important rights for...
|The CSA Proposes a New Harmonized Take-Over Bid Approach|
J. Paul D. Barbeau, Eric Chernin, James T. McClary; Bennett Jones LLP;
October 9, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014On September 11, 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) announced the publication of CSA Staff Notice 62-306, which contemplates a new harmonized regulatory approach to the Canadian take-over bid regime.