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Santiago Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange enter into agreement to develop new venture market in Chile

Posted by: · March 17th, 2014

Santiago Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV), announced they have entered into an agreement that will lead to the creation of a new venture exchange division of the Santiago Stock Exchange, called the Santiago Stock Exchange, Venture. The Santiago Stock Exchange, Venture will initially focus on capital formation for small and medium enterprises in the mining sector, leveraging the experience and expertise of the TSXV. The Santiago Stock Exchange, Venture will…

TMX Releases Consultation Paper on Listing of Emerging Market Issuers

Posted by: · December 18th, 2012

The Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) and TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”) issued a joint consultation paper in December 2012 identifying the risks associated with listing emerging market issuers. The consultation paper also provided preliminary guidance with respect to listing considerations and seeks comments from stakeholders to improve regulatory material. The comment period will continue to February 28, 2013. This follows the Ontario Securities Commission’s November 2012 release of Staff Notice 51-720…

OSC Issues Staff Notice 51-720 – Issuer Guide for Companies Operating in Emerging Markets

Posted by: · November 9th, 2012

On November 9, 2012 the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) released Staff Notice 51-720 – an Issuer Guide for Companies Operating in Emerging Markets (the “Guide”). In its review, the OSC identified the following main areas of concerns related to emerging market issuers: Corporate Governance Practices The OSC cites concern at the level of engagement by boards and audit committees in their oversight of management and sense of responsibility for the stewardship…


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