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Initial Coin and Token Offerings may engage securities laws

With the rise in popularity of cryptocurrency, many small fintech businesses have begun developing their own coins and tokens. This has led to a rise in Initial Coin Offerings (“ICOs”) and Initial Token Offerings (“ITOs”) as a means to raise...

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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...

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Myron Mallia-Dare leads a discussion on Quantum Computing in an episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast

RegTech Round-Up, "Quantum Computing 101"

Myron Mallia-Dare leads discussion on Quantum Computing and its application for regulated industries such as the financial services industry on a recent episode of the Canadian RegTech Association’s podcast. He is joined by Richard Moulds, the General Manager of Amazon...

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Advancing our clients’ business ambitions: Representative H1 2020 transactions

Miller Thomson’s M&A and Capital Markets teams are pleased to highlight H1 2020 transactions in “Advancing our Clients’ Business Ambitions”, showcasing the firm’s cross-industry depth and multi-jurisdictional capabilities.

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New amendments simplify “at-the-market” distributions in Canada and make them more attractive to issuers

On June 4, 2020, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) amended National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions with respect to at-the-market distributions of equity securities (“ATM Distributions”). These amendments will come into effect on August 31, 2020 and will bring welcomed changes...

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Offering in confidence: New confidential prospectus pre-file review process

On March 5, 2020, the Canada Securities Administrators (“CSA”) introduced a new harmonized process for the full review of prospectuses on a confidential pre-file basis (the “Confidential Pre-File Review Process”). The Confidential Pre-File Review Process applies to non-investment fund issuers....

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Advancing our clients’ business ambitions: Representative Q1 2020 transactions

The M&A and Capital Markets teams at Miller Thomson have advised on a variety of transactions that highlight our cross-industry depth and multi-jurisdictional capabilities. Some examples of these transactions are available in this document.

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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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COVID-19 Resources

We have written on a variety of topics to help identify the pertinent issues, understand the legal implications, minimize risk exposure and manage legal obligations.

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Advancing our Clients’ Business Ambitions - Q1 - Q3 2020

Miller Thomson’s M&A and Capital Markets teams advised on a variety of transactions in Q1 – Q3 2020. This recently released document highlights some of the firm’s notable deals.

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Miller Thomson ranks top five by various publishers for Canadian M&A and Capital Markets in 2018

In the recent releases of their 2018 year-end Canadian M&A and Capital Markets league table rankings, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters and the Financial Post have ranked Miller Thomson top five in various categories.

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Securities Practice Notes

Read the latest issue of Miller Thomson’s Securities Practice Notes publication.

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