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Current Developments In Directors' Duties
The recently passed Bill C-97 articulates meaningful changes to directors' duties in Canada. By amending the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA),
Canada
19 Aug 2019
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A New Dimension To Directors' Duties: Bill C-97
Canadian corporate directors should be aware of Bill C-97 as it articulates meaningful changes to the duties they bear.
Canada
30 Jul 2019
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New Diversity Disclosures Under The CBCA Effective For Annual Meetings In 2020
New diversity disclosure requirements will be effective for annual meetings of public CBCA corporations beginning on January 1, 2020.
Canada
18 Jul 2019
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Shareholders' Agreements Govern Employee Share Rights On Termination
The Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed in Mikelsteins v. Morrison Hershfield Limited1 that the terms of a shareholders'
Canada
9 Jul 2019
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CBCA To Be Amended To Codify BCE Decision And Give Shareholders A Say-On-Pay
The federal government introduced Bill C-97 on April 8 to implement measures announced in its 2019 budget. The key measures affecting CBCA companies include:
Canada
30 Apr 2019
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Key Issues For Boards Of Directors In 2019
The role of directors is more challenging than ever given increased volatility and competitive pressures in the business environment coupled with a legal framework that is imperfectly aligned
Canada
31 Jan 2019
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CBCA Corporations Must Begin Tracking Controlling Shareholders
CBCA corporations will soon have to establish a securities register detailing all individuals with significant control over the corporation.
Canada
24 Jan 2019
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CanniMed Poison Pill Cease Traded; Hard Lock-Ups Recognized As Legitimate Hostile Bid Tool
The OSC and the FCAAS have issued reasons for their decision to cease trade the shareholder rights plan (or poison pill) adopted by the board of CanniMed Therapeutics Inc....
Canada
22 Mar 2018
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Women On Boards And In The C-Suite: Will Institutional Investors Close The Gender Gap?
The Canadian securities regulators recently reported on their three-year review of women on public company boards and in executive officer positions.
Canada
7 Nov 2017
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Canadian Securities Administrators Release Update On Material Conflicted Transactions
The Canadian Securities Administrators has published its views and expectations on the role of target boards and special committees in respect of material conflicted transactions...
Canada
21 Aug 2017
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Pursuit Of Influence: How Today's Activism Will Change Your Boardroom Dynamic
Shareholders are looking to take an increasingly active role in governance.
Canada
31 Jul 2017
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Informed Shareholders Take The Steam Out Of Deal Litigation
The informed choice of independent, uncoerced shareholders to approve an M&A transaction is being given more weight in the United States following a recent line of Delaware decisions.
Canada
31 Jul 2017
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SCC Sets Out When Corporate Directors May Have Personal Liability Under Oppression Remedy
SCC affirms decision ordering corporate director to compensate minority shareholder where director derived personal benefit from oppressive conduct.
Canada
27 Jul 2017
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A New Era Of Canadian Defensive Tactics
"Defensive tactics other than shareholder rights plans will become more common and will attract a high level of regulatory scrutiny."
Canada
18 Jan 2017
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CBCA Reforms: Shareholder Meetings And Diversity Disclosure
The federal government made progress towards modernizing the Canada Business Corporations Act by publishing on December 14 proposed regulations under the framework bill that was tabled on September 28.
Canada
29 Dec 2016
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SEC Proposed Rule On Universal Proxies
It has long been the view that a shareholder's ability to elect directors is a fundamental right under corporate law.
Canada
10 Nov 2016
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Delaware Enacts Appraisal Rights Reform
Two amendments intended to scale back Delaware "appraisal arbitrage" proceedings came into effect on August 1.
Canada
15 Aug 2016
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Takeover Bids In Canada And Tender Offers In The United States
In the world of mergers and acquisitions, the border between Canada and the United States is virtually invisible, with M&A activity between the two countries fuelled by economic, political and geographical drivers.
Canada
16 May 2016
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Court Rejects Attempt To Expand Underwriter Liability
The motions Judge (Justice Belobaba) readily acknowledged that underwriters have professional expertise in the capital markets.
Canada
3 May 2016
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Canadian Regulators Adopt 105-Day Minimum Bid Period And Enhance Early Warning Rules
The CSA have announced that they are adopting amendments to the country's takeover bid regime that will extend the current 35-day minimum bid period for takeover bids to 105 days.
Canada
6 Mar 2016
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