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BCSC Improves Crowdfunding Rules
On September 21, 2017, the BCSC announced improvements to its crowdfunding exemption rules that will allow BC issuers to access Alberta investors when launching crowdfunding campaigns.
Canada
4 Oct 2017
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HKEX's Proposed New Board Presents Unique Opportunities For Early Stage Tech Canadian Companies
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange ("HKEX") has successfully established itself as an international financial centre and a world renowned stock exchange.
Canada
20 Jul 2017
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Tips For Startups – So You Want To Crowdfund?
In 2012 we published an article on the future of crowdfunding and whether it could help finance innovation by providing Canadian businesses with a new source for capital.
Canada
26 Aug 2016
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Tips For Startups – Intellectual Property And Its Value To Your Company
Often a start-up company's most valuable asset is its intellectual property ("IP") portfolio.
Canada
10 Aug 2016
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Prospectus Exemption for Start-Up Businesses
To facilitate small, local financings by Alberta-based start-up businesses, the Alberta Securities Commission (the "ASC") has implemented ASC Rule 45-517 Prospectus Exemption for Start-up Businesses (the "Start-up Business Exemption" or "ASC Rule 45-517").
Canada
3 Aug 2016
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Adoption Of Amendments To Start-Up Crowdfunding Blanket Orders
The Amendments also include changes of a housekeeping nature.
Canada
11 Jul 2016
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Tips for Startups – Understanding the Stages of Equity Financing
In the earliest stages of a new venture, founders will often seek to bootstrap (i.e., self-finance) operations in order to build value through their own sweat equity.
Canada
11 Jul 2016
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Tips For Startups – Understanding Debt vs. Equity Investments
Bootstrapping your startup is a great way to preserve founder value by building your business through your own time and expertise.
Canada
8 Jul 2016
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2015 Securities Year In Review
Through our annual Securities Year in Review publication we seek to highlight key changes in the capital markets sector, particularly with respect to significant changes in securities laws.
Canada
24 Mar 2016
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Can The New Crowdfunding Exemption Be Used For Debt Securities?
On January 25, 2016 Multilateral Instrument 45-108 Crowdfunding will come into force in Canada. The OSC along with the securities regulators of Manitoba, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia published the final form of the Crowdfunding Exemption on November 5, 2015 after a long public consultation period.
Canada
11 Jan 2016
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Certain Canadian Securities Regulators Adopt Crowdfunding Prospectus Exemption For Start-Ups
Securities laws require a company to file a prospectus and receive a receipt prior to distributing securities to investors.
Canada
8 Jun 2015
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Tapping Into New Markets – Dual Listing On The New Santiago Stock Exchange, Venture
Canadian mining exploration issuers now have a new and efficient way to access Latin American capital markets.
Canada
3 Jun 2015
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A Tailored Fit: Streamlined Disclosure Rules To Suit Venture Issuers
Just as the modern business suit has become slim and trim, so too are the disclosure rules for venture issuers changing with the times.
Canada
17 Apr 2015
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Portal Registration Requirements
Start-ups crowdfunding to raise money by offering securities to investors in certain provinces of Canada will be required to use an online "funding portal".
Canada
25 Apr 2014
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Are You Ready For VC? 10 Legal & Business Matters To Address
Digital media and other technology companies derive most of their value from their innovative ideas, or intellectual property.
Canada
26 Mar 2014
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Government Of Canada Announces New Support For Canadian Venture Capital Funds
On May 3, 2013, the federal Minister of Finance announced that the Government of Canada is soliciting expressions of interest in funding to be offered under two new initiatives aimed at strengthening Canada's venture capital industry.
Canada
25 May 2013
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Phase 2 Of The Modernization Of Investment Fund Product Regulation Project – Mutual Funds
This is the second in a series of McMillan bulletins relating to the Canadian Securities Administrators project to modernize the regulation of publicly offered investment funds.
Canada
25 May 2013
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Business Subsidies In Ontario: An Overview
In Ontario, both the federal and provincial governments make financial support available to eligible businesses under a variety of programs.
Canada
4 Oct 2012
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CSA Seeks Further Comments On Proposed Venture Issuer Governance And Disclosure Requirements
The Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") recently published for comment a revised National Instrument 51-103 Ongoing Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers.
Canada
24 Sep 2012
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