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Are you in or out?

Phase-in of new insider trading rules keying on C-suite execs and directors has begun
By Listed staff
June 25th, 2010

When does releasing less information constitute greater disclosure? When that information is in insider trading reports for Canadian listed companies. By now, every reporting issuer should be on course for full adoption of the new, streamlined insider reporting regime introduced … Continue reading

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Trust conversions

With the tax deadline looming, we asked two senior executives who led successful trust-to-corporation conversions in 2009 for their stories—and advice
By Celia Milne and Brian Banks
June 25th, 2010

People will always remember Oct. 31, 2006 as the day income trusts died. The moment our “golden age” of trusts officially comes to an end, however, is the start of next year. And by the looks of it, not everyone … Continue reading

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Recipe for success

Strong companies need strong boards more than ever. Follow these steps and you’ll be well on the way
By Poonam Puri
June 25th, 2010

Although Canada didn’t suffer financial to the same extent as the U.S. and UK, anyone involved with corporate governance knows that boards of directors of Canadian public companies are now under greater scrutiny to ensure they provide proper oversight and accountability. … Continue reading

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Why a high-yield market for smaller firms would be huge

Sidebar to High-yield debt: It's here (June 15, 2010)
By Robert Olsen
June 25th, 2010

The emergence of a Canadian high-yield debt market is great news. But where it could have the biggest impact and make the biggest difference is if it’s eventually made available to smaller mid-market companies. We have a bigger mid- market … Continue reading

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High-yield debt: It’s here

More and more companies are raising high-yield debt in Canada. Each deal’s a sign of a market taking hold
By Robert Olsen
June 25th, 2010

It’s a simple fact of business that corporations need adequate capital to fuel their growth. Yet many Canadian public companies are struggling to attract sufficient debt financing. Lack of senior debt capital is a function of the current dislocated credit … Continue reading

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We still have options

The double-deductibility of stock appreciation rights is history. Employers shouldn’t lose too much sleep
By Ken Hugessen
June 25th, 2010

The recent federal budget included a number of proposed changes to the tax code with the objective of “closing unfair tax loopholes.” A number of these changes will impact most, if not all, of the companies and their employees that … Continue reading

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