Update for Canadian public companies: Disclosure obligations, blanket regulatory relief & virtual annual meetings of shareholders

02 June 2020

The pandemic lockdown has occurred during the annual disclosure and proxy season for many Canadian public companies. What has happened and what’s next?

Topics discussed:

  • How disclosure has evolved since early March, including guidance from Canadian securities regulators on MD&A, financial projections and material change reporting
  • How issuers are relying on blanket regulatory relief from Canadian securities regulators and the impact of this relief
  • How to conduct a virtual annual general meeting of shareholders and the potential challenges of this format.

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