Ontario’s Proposed Prospectus Exemptions: Family, Friends and Business Associates Exemption

Ontario’s Proposed Prospectus Exemptions: Family, Friends and Business Associates Exemption

The Ontario Securities Commission’s (OSC) proposed family, friends and business associates exemption (the Ontario Exemption), if adopted, would allow small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to raise capital in Ontario from a broader range of permitted individuals, while imposing concurrent parameters and obligations which promote investor protection and consistency of application.

The China Bank Scam – It’s Every Week Now.

By | China Law Blog | April 23, 2014
The China Bank Scam – It’s Every Week Now.

Not sure if the number of China bank fraud cases is increasing due to China’s declining economy or if the China lawyers at my firm are simply getting more emails on them simply because we so often blog about them, but the number of these emails definitely started accelerating rapidly a few months ago.

Ontario’s Proposed Prospectus Exemptions: Crowdfunding Exemption

Ontario’s Proposed Prospectus Exemptions: Crowdfunding Exemption

In its March 20, 2014 proposals for four new prospectus exemptions intended to facilitate capital raising for businesses in Ontario, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) proposed a crowdfunding prospectus exemption (the “Crowdfunding Exemption”) aimed at facilitating greater access to capital through the exempt market, particularly for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises.