IR Leader
November 07, 2017

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New Security-Based Compensation Disclosure and Website Requirements Adopted for TSX-Listed Companies

The Toronto Stock Exchange will be requiring TSX-listed companies to provide new disclosure relating to security-based compensation plans, as well as post and maintain their governance documents on their websites.

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TSX: Key Corporate Documents Must Be On Issuers' Websites By April 1, 2018

The Toronto Stock Exchange has published final amendments to the Company Manual which will introduce new website disclosure requirements for TSX-listed issuers and amend the existing disclosure requirements related to security based compensation arrangements.

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Declaration of Institutional Investors on Climate-Related Financial Risks

A call from the financial services industry for more disclosure to better manage the impact of climate change. Document signed by 30 institutions representing approximately CAD $1.2 trillion in assets under management with support in principle from 13 organizations.

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SEC Announces Measures to Facilitate Cross-Border Implementation of the European Union's MiFID II's Research Provisions

Today, following consultation with European authorities, and in response to concerns that investors could lose access to valuable research, the staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued three related no-action letters. These letters are designed to provide market participants with greater certainty regarding their U.S. regulated activities as they engage in efforts to comply with the European Union's (EU) Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II) in advance of the Jan. 3, 2018, implementation date.

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Women On Boards and in the C-Suite: Will Institutional Investors Close the Gender Gap?

The Canadian securities regulators recently reported on their three-year review of women on public company boards and in executive officer positions. While progress has been made for female representation on boards and in the Canadian C-Suite, the overall pace of change has been slow.

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Bill 141 - Proposed Amendments to the Act Respecting the Autorité des Marchés Financiers with Regard to Whistleblowing

The proposed amendments to the Act respecting the Autorité des marchés financiers intended to protect whistleblowers could have significant and potentially problematic consequences under certain circumstances.

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