The Canadian Securities Administrators recently released the results of its second review of compliance with the new gender diversity disclosure rules.
Last year new rules came into effect requiring Canadian public companies to disclose, on an annual basis (either in their annual proxy circular or annual information form), certain information regarding women on boards and in executive positions (the Gender Disclosure Rules).
The Gender Disclosure Rules represent some of the most significant changes to the annual disclosure requirements of Canadian public companies that have come into effect in the last few years, and the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA… Continue Reading
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published on July 7, 2016 their priorities for the three-year period 2016 to 2019 under four categories: “Enhanced Investor Protection”, “Fair and Efficient Markets and Reduction of Risks to Market Integrity”, “Enhancement of Enforcement Effectiveness” and “Enhancement of Information Technology”.
The CSA states its strategic objectives without once mentioning the possible impact on it of the proposed national Cooperative Capital Markets Regulatory Authority (CCMRA) some of its members support. On July 22, it was announced that the CCMRA is expected to be operational in 2018.
Enhanced Investor Protection
The CSA proposes to … Continue Reading
Les Autorités canadiennes en valeurs mobilières (les ACVM) ont publié un important document de consultation dans lequel il est proposé de rehausser considérablement les obligations de tous les conseillers, courtiers et représentants, y compris les membres de l’OCRCVM et de l’ACFM (les personnes inscrites). Les commentaires sur ce document de consultation peuvent être présentés jusqu’au 26 août.… Continue Reading