Monthly Archives: May 2014

First Canadian Sentenced Under Canada’s Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

May 23, 2014 / Recent News

Ottawa businessman Nazir Karigar, the first Canadian charged and convicted under the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act (CFPOA), was given a three-year jail sentence on May 23, 2014. Relevant factors included the absence of a guilty plea, a previous conviction for conspiracy to bribe and the fact that it was “sophisticated and carefully planned” […]

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CSA Publish for Comment Proposed Amendments to Streamline Disclosure By Venture Issuers

May 22, 2014 / Recent News

On May 22, 2014 the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published proposed amendments to disclosure rules intended to tailor and streamline the disclosure required of venture issuers. Amendments would be made to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements, National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Requirements, National Instrument 52-110 Audit Committees and related companion policies. The CSA’s earlier […]

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