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Fixed Legal Fee Alternatives for Issuers

Posted 3501 days ago by OttWatch in category Company News with 0 Comments 

LaBarge Weinstein recognizes the continuing complexity of  securities regulation in Canada and the need by small and medium sized public companies for cost-effective, cost certain,  proactive, value-added legal and other services designed to enhance securities compliance for Canadian  reporting issuers . Many public companies can not afford in- house counsel or the uncertain high costs of current traditional service providers. Yet issuers are desperate to comply with the growing complexity of securities regulation as the regulators compliance oversight continues to grow.LaBarge Weinstein has created on a fixed fee basis, an innovative securities compliance solution which is now being used by a broad range of public companies as either their de facto general counsel for securities law or in support of in-house counsel.The Securities Compliance Solution which LW provides on a fixed fee basis includes: Corporate governance including guidelines, charters, officer position descriptions, codes of conducts  and mandates, and director independence policy;Continuous disclosure documentation and processes stock option guidelines, insider trading and continuous disclosure practices, anagement proxy circular, annual information form compliance, statement of executive compensation and code of ethics;A tickler ( reminder/bring forward) system for timely filing, SEDAR and SEDI filing for continuous and timely disclosure, insider trading, material change reports and confidential material change reports;Regular and practical updates of new securities matters applicable to issuers; andDay-to-day standard legal advice to ensure compliance with securities legislation and policies.To find out how the LW Securities Compliance Solution can work for your company, how an issuer, its Boards and management teams will benefit, what the complete service entails and the cost of this innovative product please contact Debbie Weinstein at dw@lwlaw.com