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Obama vs. Romney: How Will Tuesday’s Vote Affect Canadian Business

Toronto Star

As Americans head to the polls Tuesday, they won’t be thinking of Canada — or Asia or Europe, for that matter. But as America’s only neighbour, we’ll be wondering about the impact of the electoral outcome.

Finding Yield in ETFs

National Post - November 2, 2012

The hunt for yield in a low-interest rate environment has led to a host of new products and strategies that are focused on alternative ways to produce higher returns for income seekers.

ISS contemplates changes to Canadian pay for performance guidelines

Stikeman Elliott - November 1, 2012

Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recently published proposed updates to its benchmark proxy voting guidelines for 2013. Of particular interest are the proposed changes to the Canadian pay for performance guidelines.

Challenging Conditions

Inside Investor Relations - October 31, 2012

Are any IR professionals having an easy ride in this time of global market volatility, widespread recession and extreme currency fluctuations?

TSX Adopts “Comply or Explain” Majority-Voting Rules for the Election of Directors (for Now)

Heenan Blailie LLP - October 30, 2012

On October 4, 2012, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) adopted amendments to Part IV of the TSX Company Manual (Manual), implementing new provisions for the election of directors of TSX-listed companies. In short, companies listed on the TSX will either have to adopt a “majority-voting” policy for the election of directors, or disclose publicly why they have not done so.

Changes Ahead for Canadian Money Market Funds? How will IOSCO’s Recent Policy Recommendations Play out in Canada?

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP - October 26, 2012

Earlier this month, the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) released a final report that sets out policy recommendations for the regulation of money market funds (MMFs).

Nasdaq ETF Order-Type Proposal Raises Questions

Reuters - October 25, 2012

Nasdaq OMX Group (NDAQ.O) has proposed a new order type for exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that may comfort investors who feel there is not enough transparency in the pricing of some securities.

 

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