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HTMLMiners Beware: Regulators Read Your Investor Presentations
Abbas Ali Khan, Sander A.J.R. Grieve, Michael N. Melanson, Ali J. Naushahi; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 28, 2015
On April 9, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 43-309 - Review of Website Investor Presentations by Mining Issuers (the Staff Notice), which summarizes the findings of a review of 130 investor presentations (the Reviewed Presentations) posted on websites...

 

HTMLSecurities Regulators in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan Propose Prospectus Exemption for Certain Distributions through an Investment Dealer
David Bowles, Christian P. Gauthier, Kwang Lim; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the securities regulatory authorities in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Saskatchewan (the Participating Jurisdictions) published Multilateral CSA Notice 45-315 Proposed Prospectus Exemption for Certain Distributions through an Investment Dealer in respect of a proposed...

 

HTMLExpedited Examination Options for Patent Applications Filed in the United States
Robert Irani, Michael R. Whitt; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
May 13, 2015, previously published on April 30, 2015
In the United States, patents are granted and issued through the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Each patent application received by the USPTO is examined by a United States patent examiner in the order it is received. How soon the examiner reviews the application can vary...

 

HTMLGive and Take: Canadian Securities Regulators Ease Disclosure Burdens on Venture Issuers but Enhance Audit Committee Member Requirements
David Bowles, Christian P. Gauthier, Aaron E. Sonshine, Jon C. Truswell; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2015, previously published on April 13, 2015
On April 9, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators announced amendments to the continuous disclosure and governance obligations of venture issuers in three national instruments: National Instruments 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations (NI 51-102), 52-110 Audit Committees (NI 52-110),...

 

HTMLUnited States Patent and Trademark Office Final Patent Term Adjustment Rules
Robert Irani; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2015, previously published on March 17, 2015
On January 9, 2015, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) published its final rules implementing changes to patent term adjustment (PTA), in view of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Federal Circuit) decision in Novartis v Lee.1

 

HTMLThe CSA Announces Proposed Amendments to the Take-Over Bid Regime
Eric Chernin, Ted R. Gotlieb, Bradley D. Markel, David A. Spencer; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2015, previously published on April 07, 2015
The amendments announced on March 31, 2015 followed an 18-month consultation period by Canadian securities regulators following the original competing proposals to the regulation of defensive tactics and reform of the existing take-over bid regime announced on September 11, 2014, by the CSA and the...

 

HTMLOntario Unveils Plan to Join Greenhouse Gas Emissions Cap-and-Trade System
Michael R. Barrett, Thomas W. McInerney; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 29, 2015, previously published on April 14, 2015
On the eve of a provincial premiers summit on climate change, the Ontario Government has announced it is joining with Quebec and California in a greenhouse gas ("GHG") cap-and-trade system. Ontario, Quebec and California are members of the Western Climate Initiative and represent a carbon...

 

HTMLCanadian Securities Administrators Publish Comment Letters on Proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms
J. Paul D. Barbeau, Tessa E.J. Guenther, Matthew R. Olson, William S. Osler; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015
On April 24, 2014, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms. Issuers, law firms and other market participants submitted comment letters which were recently published by the CSA.

 

HTMLThe CSA Proposes Amendments to the Passport System
Juliamai L. Giffen, Kwang Lim, John D. MacNeil, Stephanie A. Romano; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 28, 2015, previously published on April 23, 2015
On April 16, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), except for the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), published a notice and request for comments on proposed amendments to Multilateral Instrument 11-102 - Passport System.

 

HTMLTheratechnologies Inc. v. 121851 Canada Inc.: The Supreme Court Gives the Leave Test Teeth
Jonathan G. Bell, Alan P. Gardner, Justin R. Lambert; Bennett Jones LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 20, 2015
For the first time, the Supreme Court of Canada has weighed in on the threshold for granting leave for plaintiffs to commence statutory causes of action for secondary market misrepresentation cases. In contrast to recent decisions from several courts of appeal that had set a remarkably low...

 


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