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HTMLNew Canadian Resource Revenue Transparency Rules Released
Daniel P. Cipollone, Eden M. Oliver, Claire Webster; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on October 28, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLBC Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act Passes Second Reading
Wally Braul, Thomas W. McInerney, Gray E. Taylor; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 17, 2014, previously published on November 03, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLBC 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;
Legal Alert/Article
November 2, 2014, previously published on October 24, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLThe 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;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014
On 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.

 

HTMLTSX 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;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 14, 2014
Before 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...

 

HTMLFinal Disclosure Rules Regarding Women on Boards and in Senior Management
Denise D. Bright, Jonathan Ip, Sandra L. Malcolm, David F. Phillips; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 28, 2014, previously published on October 17, 2014
TSX-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.

 

HTMLThe Promise (and Limitations) of the New Canada-China Investment Treaty
Milos Barutciski, Jesse I. Goldman, Matthew S. Kronby; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
The 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...

 

HTMLNational Securities Regulator Moves Forward; Draft Legislation Published
James Bartlett, James T. McClary, William S. Osler, Usman M. Sheikh; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014
On 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...

 

HTMLNew LCIA Arbitration Rules Come into Effect on October 1, 2014
Vasilis F. L. Pappas, George M. Vlavianos; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on October 1, 2014
International 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,...

 

HTMLThe CSA Proposes a New Harmonized Take-Over Bid Approach
J. Paul D. Barbeau, Eric Chernin, James T. McClary; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
October 9, 2014, previously published on September 15, 2014
On 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.

 


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