Timely Disclosure

Timely Disclosure

Updates and Commentary on Current issues in M&A, Corporate Finance and Capital Markets

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A Strong Voice for Enhanced Corporate Governance: Commonsense Principles 2.0

Posted in Corporate Governance, Directors & Officers, Elections of Directors
Recently, a group of prominent executives released an open letter and document known as Commonsense Principles 2.0. Signatories include Mark Machin of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Warren Buffett of Berkshire Hathaway. The purpose of the letter and the principles is to encourage companies to embrace a long-term view and enhance trust between… Continue Reading

Canadian Securities Administrators Propose New Disclosure Document for ETFs

Posted in Investment Funds, Securities Regulatory Authorities
On June 18, 2015, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published proposed legislative amendments to the disclosure framework for exchange-traded funds (ETFs).  If implemented, such amendments will require ETF managers to produce a summary disclosure document called “ETF Facts”.  The ETF Facts for an ETF will need to be filed at the same time as the… Continue Reading