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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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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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Delaware Superior Court Decision Offers Clarity On D&O Insurance Policies
A recent decision by the Delaware Superior Court serves as a reminder to carefully review both sponsor and portfolio company D&O insurance policies.
Canada
1 Feb 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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Governance For The New Generation Of Crisis Management
These crises have the potential to affect so many dimensions of business - its bottom line, reputation, morale, productivity and the strategic direction and prospects of a company.
Canada
19 Oct 2018
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Gender Diversity In Corporate Canada: Canada's Securities Regulators Publish 2014–2018 Statistics
Canada's securities regulators have published their fourth study showing key trends relating to gender diversity on public company boards of directors and in executive officer positions.
Canada
3 Oct 2018
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Gender Diversity In Corporate Canada: Canada's Securities Regulators Publish 2014–2018 Statistics
Canada's securities regulators have published their fourth study showing key trends relating to gender diversity on public company boards of directors and in executive officer positions.
Canada
2 Oct 2018
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Information Flows Between Nominee Directors And Their Appointing Shareholders
Minority stake acquisitions are emerging as a global trend in today's business environment.
Canada
24 Jul 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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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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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 Guidance For Foreign Private Issuers
Canadian MJDS companies and other foreign private issuers enjoy the benefit of various exemptions under U.S. securities laws.
Canada
22 Dec 2016
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Effective Special Committees: Lessons From Courts And Regulators
The article cites recent decisions where the nature and activity of special committees have played a role in subsequent litigation.
Canada
28 Jan 2016
14
Guidance For Proxy Advisory Firms In Canada
Canada's securities regulators have published National Policy 25-201 - Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms.
Canada
24 Jun 2015
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Canada's New Protectionism Will Shape M&A
Bidders will face more hurdles as Canadian rules are changing to empower targets.
Canada
22 Jan 2015
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Shareholder Activism: More Settlements, Fewer Fights
Shareholder activism has been on the rise for several years and shows no sign of abating.
Canada
22 Jan 2015
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Gender Diversity And Board Renewal: New Canadian Disclosure Rules For The 2015 Proxy Season
At the federal level, in June 2014, the federal Advisory Council for Promoting Women on Boards published a report Good for Business: A Plan to Promote More Women on Canadian Boards.
Canada
22 Oct 2014
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New TSX Rule: Listed Issuers Must Adopt Majority Voting Policies In Uncontested Director Elections
TSX is implementing a new rule requiring listed issuers to adopt majority voting policies in uncontested director elections.
Canada
27 Feb 2014
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Ontario Proposes Gender Diversity And Director Term Limit Disclosure Rules
On January 16, 2014, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) published for comment proposed amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices (National Instrument 58-101) which, if adopted, will require most TSX-listed companies and other non-venture issuers reporting in Ontario to provide new annual disclosure about their director term limit policies and the representation of women on their board and in executive officer positions.
Canada
2 Feb 2014
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Use Of Derivatives By Shareholder Activists
In recent years, hedge funds and other activist investors have relied on equity derivatives strategies to accumulate economic interests in potential takeover or proxy contest targets.
Canada
26 Apr 2011
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