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Crowdfunding Exemptions Adopted by Canadian Securities Regulators

By Norman Snyder on July 8, 2015

Crowdfunding has become an increasingly attractive and innovative way for start-up businesses and smaller private companies to raise capital in North America through the pooling of smaller, individual contributions by investors.

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Responsibilities and Liabilities of Directors in Manitoba

By Kristen Wittman on June 9, 2014

This article outlines the more important duties, responsibilities and liabilities imposed on directors of a privately-held, for profit corporation incorporated pursuant to The Corporations Act of Manitoba under the provincial and federal laws applicable in Manitoba.

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Limited Partnerships – Benefits of Manitoba

By Kristen Wittman on June 9, 2014

It is my opinion that the greater the nexus or connection to Manitoba, the more likely the flow of benefits from the Manitoba legislation…

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Equity Drives For Cooperatives – Private Placement And Prospectus Exemptions

By Kristen Wittman on April 17, 2013

What follows is a summary of the restrictions and options available to a Cooperative registered under Manitoba laws, that wishes to raise funds, either from the public or on a private placement basis

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Shareholder Agreements – Issues and Considerations in Drafting and Approach

By Timothy Kurbis on April 17, 2013

The content of this paper is concerned primarily with small business corporations with fewer than ten shareholders. As such, matters typically related to larger entities such as foreign ownership and securities regulation are touched upon, if at all, in only a cursory way.

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