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Climate change risk is serious business – are you doing your due diligence?

It’s been a hot summer. Cities around the world have experienced record-breaking temperatures and heat waves are now being recorded all over the world. In Eastern Canada alone, there have been nearly 100 heat warnings. In Oman, the town of Quriyat registered the highest minimum temperature in the world in June this year: 42.6 degrees … Continue reading

Start-up crowdfunding exemption: facilitating start-up financing or risky investments?

Last month, an article on this blog summarized the recent amendments to the accredited investor exemption which came into effect May 5, 2015. Ordinarily a company cannot issue securities unless it has filed a prospectus. In certain circumstances, such as those described in the accredited investor exemption, a company can sidestep this requirement. This exemption … Continue reading