Staying competitive in a changing market: Q2 Torys Quarterly unpacks why businesses need to think fast

Watch partner Gillian Dingle cover some of the highlights from this issue.

Testing the waters, cryptocurrencies and more: U.S.-Canada public markets update

A number of developments in U.S. securities regulation are noteworthy to some Canadian companies.

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First Capital Realty: 1 point 2 billion Canadian dollar strategic transaction

The J.Crew “trap door” and its implications for the future of leveraged finance

Clothing retailer J.Crew’s creative approach to refinancing its unsecured senior pay-in-kind (PIK) toggle notes has become a trap door for other companies looking to find value.

With other companies following J.Crew’s lead, lenders and lawyers alike began to take a hard look at the covenant structures in their credit facilities.

Read out team’s take on the what this means for leveraged finance.

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With expertise at the forefront of this changing industry, Torys’ Mining Practice advises on many of the most significant Canada-related mining deals.

Court of Appeal confirms validity of federal carbon price

Read our take on the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal ruling which confirms the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act is valid federal legislation.

Emerging Companies and VC

More tech jobs are being created in Canada than anywhere else in the world. We’re here to help startups and investors grow. Learn more about our expertise.

CBCA to be amended to codify BCE decision and give shareholders a say-on-pay

Our lawyers unpack the new Bill C-97 which was introduced to implement measures announced in the 2019 federal budget.

Some of the measures affecting CBCA companies include codifying elements of the SCC’s decision in BCE; adding enforcement provisions to the new share register requirements and at, requiring companies to conduct a non-binding shareholder vote at annual meetings on the company’s approach to say-on-pay.

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Proposed changes to Canadian regulation affecting generic drug submissions and data protection

Get the details on the proposed changes here.

“The status quo won’t continue”: Potential DSC changes ahead

Partner Jim Hong discusses the Canadian Security Administrators’ proposed ban on deferred sales charges.

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Chambers Global ranks 72% of Torys’ Canadian Partners in latest index

Torys continues to be recognized as a top-ranked firm in the 2019 edition of Chambers Global.

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“Every transaction is different”: Chris Fowles on AI and diligence

Read what the managing partner of our Legal Services Centre in Halifax says on artificial intelligence in due diligence.