Syed M. Rizvi

Associate | Toronto


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Updated TSX guidelines for security based compensation disclosure

Overview On January 15, 2021, the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”) published an updated Guide to Security Based Compensation Arrangements (the “Guide”), which aims to assist listed issuers with preparing meaningful disclosure regarding security based compensation arrangements. For myriad market...


Making a splash: Changes to TSXV’s Capital Pool Company program arriving in 2021

Overview On December 1, 2020, the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) published a bulletin (PDF) announcing certain amendments to its Capital Pool Company (“CPC”) program (PDF). These amendments (the “Policy Amendments”), which come into effect on January 1, 2021, include...


On the front line: Keeping supply chains moving despite COVID-19

Canada’s supply chains must continue to move across the country and around the world, and our clients in the transportation and logistics industries are on the front line in this endeavour. We salute their efforts, recognizing that they face unprecedented...


COVID-19: Exemptions: Hours of services; TDG; Quebec spring thaw weight restrictions

This bulletin is being written in line with the rapidly changing responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim is to provide a high level overview of the recent developments in order to assist our transportation and logistics clients better understand...


OSC Orders Approval of Prospectus for Canada’s First Bitcoin Investment Fund

Overview In a ground-breaking decision, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) overturned the decision of the Acting Director of the Investment Funds & Structured Products Branch of the OSC (“IFSP”) to refuse to issue a receipt for the establishment of the...