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The Canadian Securities Administrators Announce New Prospectus Exemption

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The Canadian Securities Administrators have approved amendments to National Instrument 45-106 - Prospectus Exemptions, to introduce the new “Listed Issuer Financing Exemption” for companies listed on a Canadian stock exchange.

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Amendments To The Canada Business Corporations Act Impact Public Companies

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Categories: Blog, Business Law, Securities
The Canada Business Corporations Act (“CBCA”) was amended effective August 31, 2022 to require shareholders of a public company governed by such legislation to vote “for” or “against” directors at annual meetings of shareholders.

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So You Want to Go Public?

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Categories: Blog, Securities
Deciding to become a publicly traded company is an extremely important decision that must be carefully considered by management of a company.

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Pushor Mitchell is legal counsel to GeneTether Therapeutics Inc. for initial public offering.

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Categories: Blog, Securities
Pushor Mitchell LLP is pleased to have acted as legal counsel to GeneTether Therapeutics Inc. in connection with its initial public offering of Units.  

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TSXV Announces Changes to Capital Pool Company Policies

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Categories: Blog, Securities
On December 1, 2020 the TSX Venture Exchange announced long awaited changes to its Capital Pool Company program.

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High Times for Cannabis Producers

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On April 10th, the Canadian government provided clarity around its plans for the full legalization of marijuana.

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Earn-Outs in an M&A Transaction

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Categories: Blog, Securities
When negotiating the purchase and sale of a business, the parties to the transaction frequently look for ways to structure the deal to ensure that all parties’ interests are met.

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Good News For British Columbia Miners

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Categories: Blog, Securities
The British Columbia government has recently announced a few measures that should be welcome news to local companies involved in grassroots mineral exploration in the Province.

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So You Want to Go Public?

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Categories: Blog, Securities
Deciding to become a publicly traded company is an extremely important decision that must be carefully considered by management of a company.

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Capital Pool Companies

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For many growth businesses, going public is an attractive way to access capital, increase visibility for their brands and create liquidity for shareholders.

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Alberta Securities Commission Introduces Start-up Business Exemption

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To facilitate small, local financings by Alberta-based start-up businesses, the Alberta Securities Commission (the “ASC”) has implemented ASC Rule 45-517 - Prospectus Exemption for Start-up Businesses.

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Be Wary of a Good Stock Tip?

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Categories: Blog, Securities
A friend of mine recently came to me with a hot stock tip that he was sure was going to make us both a lot of money.

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