National Policy 11-203 Process for Exemptive Relief Applications in Multiple Jurisdictions -- issuer deemed to no longer be a reporting issuer.
Applicable Legislative Provisions
Securities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. S.5, as am., s. 1(10)(b).
Citation: Radius Resources Corp., Re, 2010 ABASC 316
July 14, 2010
IN THE MATTER OF
THE SECURITIES LEGISLATION OF
ALBERTA, SASKATCHEWAN, MANITOBA,
ONTARIO, NOVA SCOTIA, NEW BRUNSWICK
AND NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
IN THE MATTER OF
THE PROCESS FOR EXEMPTIVE RELIEF
APPLICATIONS IN MULTIPLE JURISDICTIONS
IN THE MATTER OF
RADIUS RESOURCES CORP.
The securities regulatory authority or regulator in each of the Jurisdictions (Decision Maker) has received an application from the Filer for a decision under the securities legislation of the Jurisdictions (the Legislation) that the Filer be deemed to have ceased to be a reporting issuer under the Legislation (the Exemptive Relief Sought).
Under the Process for Exemptive Relief Applications in Multiple Jurisdictions (for a coordinated review application):
(a) the Alberta Securities Commission is the principal regulator for this application, and
(b) the decision is the decision of the principal regulator and evidences the decision of each other Decision Maker.
Terms defined in National Instrument 14-101 Definitions have the same meaning if used in this decision, unless otherwise defined.
The decision is based on the following facts represented by the Filer:
1. The Filer is incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) (the Act).
2. The Filer's registered and head office is located in Alberta.
3. The Filer has 1 Class A common share issued and outstanding (the Common Shares).
4. Pursuant to a purchase and sale agreement dated March 18, 2010 and as part of a reorganization under the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (the Reorganization), by way of a proposal filed by the Filer, Argosy Energy Inc. (Argosy) acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of the Filer, being 1 Class A Common Share on May 14, 2010.
5. The Filer is not in default of any of its obligations under the Legislation as a reporting issuer other than the requirement to file its annual audited financial statements, related management's discussion and analysis, and certifications for the year ended December 31, 2009 (the Filings).
6. The Filer is not eligible to use the simplified procedure under CSA Staff Notice 12-307 Applications for a Decision that an Issuer is not a Reporting Issuer as it is in default of making the Filings.
7. The Filer surrendered its reporting issuer status in British Columbia pursuant to British Columbia Instrument 11-502 Voluntary Surrender of Reporting Issuer Status. The Filer ceased to be a reporting issuer in British Columbia on June 7, 2010.
8. The Filer has no current plans to seek public financing by way of an offering of securities in Canada.
9. The outstanding securities of the Filer, including debt securities, are beneficially owned, directly or indirectly, by fewer than 15 security holders in each of the jurisdictions of Canada and fewer than 51 security holders in total in Canada.
10. The Common Shares were delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange effective the close of business on May 26, 2010.
11. No securities of the Filer are traded on any marketplace, as defined in National Instrument 21 101 Marketplace Operation.
12. The Filer is applying for a decision that it is not a reporting issuer in all of the jurisdictions in Canada in which it is currently a reporting issuer.
Each of the Decision Makers is satisfied that the decision meets the test set out in the Legislation for the Decision Maker to make the decision.
The decision of the Decision Makers under the Legislation is that the Exemptive Relief Sought is granted.