Lawrence D. Wilder

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Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on Canadian public M&A deals

The COVID-19 outbreak continues to have a significant impact on public merger and acquisition transactions in Canada. With normal life around the globe coming to a screeching halt, one can only estimate the long-term effects on the M&A market. To...

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COVID-19: Capital markets and securities update

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to affect the global economy, Canadian reporting issuers are encouraged to stay mindful of resulting changes to the regulatory landscape. This update canvasses recent developments and provides an update to our last COVID-19 related issue...

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COVID-19: Canadian capital markets & securities considerations

Introduction On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization (“WHO”) declared the COVID-19 strain of coronaviruses (“COVID-19”) a public health emergency. The outbreak was officially classified as a pandemic by the WHO on March 11, 2020. Given the significant impact...

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CSA Provides Clarification to Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities

On February 8, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”), the umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators, published CSA Staff Notice 51-352 (Revised) Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities (the “Revised Notice”), which sets out the CSA’s latest...

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CSA Provides Clarification to Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities

On February 8, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (the “CSA”), the umbrella organization of Canada’s provincial and territorial securities regulators, published CSA Staff Notice 51-352 (Revised) Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities (the “Revised Notice”), which sets out the CSA’s latest...

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TSX Clarifies Application of its Requirements to Marijuana Issuers with US Activities

Issuers Deemed in Violation of U.S. Laws Could Face Delisting Review Background On October 16, 2017, the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) issued a staff notice (the “October Notice”), providing guidance on and clarification regarding the application of certain of its...

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