Capital Markets Report Videos
Osler insights on Canadian capital markets in 2013, and a look at what we see coming in 2014.
Life after CNOOC’s Nexen deal: Is China’s honeymoon with Canada’s oil patch over?
Janice Buckingham, Partner, Corporate, speaks to the National Post about the current level of Chinese investment in the Canadian energy sector.
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CRA to Treat Funds Obtained Through “Crowdfunding” Activities as Business Income
Crowdfunding is an innovative way to raise capital for a project by pooling small, individual contributions through crowdfunding portals, which connect capital seekers and capital providers (i.e., contributors) through the Internet and social media networks. Recently, the CRA issued a technical interpretation and made further comments providing clarity that these funds will constitute business income to the taxpayer.
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Canada Ratifies the ICSID Convention: Enhancing Legal Rights and Protections for Canadian Investments Abroad
Canada’s ratification of the 1965 Convention on the Settlement of Investment Disputes between States and Nationals of Other States, coming into effect on December 1, 2013, should be widely recognized as a watershed event for Canadian businesses investing overseas.
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Six months to prepare for ‘overkill’ CASL legislation
Michael Fekete, Partner, Commercial, quoted extensively in a Canadian Lawyer InHouse article on Canada’s Anti-Spam Law, noting that companies need to put “compliance planning at the top of the agenda.”
The Canadian Institute's Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility for the Extractive Industries
Riyaz Dattu, Partner, Corporate is speaking at The Canadian Institute's Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility for the Extractive Industries on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 in Toronto.
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