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Canadian Securities Regulators Release Review of Registered Firms' Cyber Security and Social Media Practices

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 33-321 Cyber Security and Social Media, which summarizes survey results of registered firms' cyber security and social media practices, in addition to providing guidance to firms in these areas.

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Canadian Securities Regulators Outline Disclosure Expectations and Certain Risks for Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 51-352 Issuers with U.S. Marijuana-Related Activities, which among other things, outlines CSA staff's specific disclosure expectations for issuers that have, or are in the process of developing, marijuana-related activities in the U.S.

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Nasdaq Wants to Open a Stock Exchange in Canada

The move could put new pressure on the operator of the TSX.

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Clarify, Simplify, Amplify: Global Consultation Results on the Progress Towards Integrated Reporting

Results published today from the first worldwide consultation on how companies are adopting Integrated Reporting since the International Framework was released in 2013, show how the focus has moved from one of initial acceptance to progress in actual implementation.

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Activist Short-Sellers Are Increasingly Targeting Canadian Companies - Is Canada Ready?

Accountability is a question that has taken on new urgency given the recent string of high-profile short-selling campaigns targeting Canadian companies.

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OTC Markets Group, Canadian Securities Exchange Announce Alliance

OTC Markets Group and the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) will launch a new program for issuers looking for an efficient Canadian IPO experience and economical access to North American investors.

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Maximizing Your Return on Investor Roadshows

Taking a CEO or CFO on the road is a big investment in time and money. Here are some tried and tested strategies to help companies make the most of it.

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Stakeholder Interests - A Canadian Perspective

This article comments on the duties of directors of Canadian corporations, particularly relating to stakeholder interests, in light of the publication in the U.K. of "The Stakeholder Voice in Board Decision Making," a recent paper by the ICSA: The Governance Institute and the Investment Association.

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As Millennials Age Into Investors, Socially Conscious Funds Boom

Millennials are known for a lot of things these days, but one attribute is their desire to live by the values they espouse. Many try to do so by recycling, reducing their carbon footprint and giving to causes they believe in. But what about when it comes to investing? It seems that this group is putting their money where their mouth is on that front, too. They are doing so by investing in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) funds that invest in the stocks and bonds of companies that adhere to specific ESG guidelines.

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