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A No-Shop Provision Can Be A Buyer's Best Friend, While Exceptions May Be The Target's Best Friend
Deal protections are an important aspect of M&A transactions. Buyers will typically negotiate with the target of the transaction to include all kinds of deal protections mechanisms
Canada
6 Sep 2019
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New CBCA Diversity Disclosure Requirements Confirmed
Diversity in the boardroom and in senior management.
Canada
25 Jul 2019
3
New Share Register Requirements! Working Towards Greater Corporate Transparency
On June 13, 2019, previous amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act ("CBCA") came into force
Canada
5 Jul 2019
4
Bill C-97 Amendments To The CBCA: Broadening The Scope Of Management Considerations
The Bill amends the CBCA to comply with this broader interpretation.
Canada
10 Jun 2019
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Certifiably Inane: The Unnecessary Officer's Certificate
In many deals on which we work, it has been customary to deliver certificates of officers. Sometimes the form of them is prescribed by a purchase agreement.
Canada
18 Feb 2019
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Canadian House Of Commons tables A Modern Slavery Bill
On 13 December 2018, a private members Bill entitled "Modern Slavery Act" was tabled in the Canadian House of Commons
Canada
13 Feb 2019
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Special Situations Team Publishes Article On Abusive Short Selling In Globe And Mail
Short-selling – a strategy where an investor bets that a company's shares will decline in price – plays an important role in our capital markets.
Canada
28 Jan 2019
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Proxy Season 2019: ISS And Glass Lewis Update Guidance
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis (GL) have both updated their proxy voting guidelines for the 2019 proxy season.
Canada
5 Dec 2018
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Canadian 2019 Proxy Season: What Lies Ahead
Following a conference at our Montreal offices where representatives of institutional shareholders and the Autorité des marchés financiers were panelists, we present our recommendations when preparing for the upcoming proxy season.
Canada
28 Nov 2018
10
Digitizing Board Meetings
Portals can operate as proof of decision-making processes and archives of meeting records.
Canada
3 Oct 2018
11
Canada Business Corporations Act Has Been Amended
Corporations Canada is advising that developing those regulations will take approximately 18 to 24 months.
Canada
17 May 2018
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Certainty Or Flexibility? Changing The Approach To Director And Audit Committee Member Independence
The Canadian Securities Administrators is seeking comments on its consultation paper: CSA Consultation Paper 52-404 Approach to Director and Audit Committee Member Independence (the Consultation Paper).
Canada
20 Dec 2017
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Overboard, Under Deliver?
Overboarding is a hot button topic in the realm of corporate governance.
Canada
13 Dec 2017
14
ISS Releases 2018 Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates
On November 16, 2017, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released its 2018 Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates (the Updates).
Canada
23 Nov 2017
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Proxy Access: Wrong For Canadian Companies, Wrong For Canada
Recently, two prominent Canadian companies became the first major issuers to adopt proxy access policies.
Canada
14 Nov 2017
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Regulatory And Civil Consequences Of Initial Coin Offerings In Ontario
A great deal has been written recently about the possible regulatory uncertainty surrounding Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) in Canada.
Canada
6 Oct 2017
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Director Distraction and Successful M&A
Members of a board of directors play a crucial role in the decision making processes of a company, which shape the company's practices, strategies, future goals and overall success.
Canada
29 Aug 2017
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Virtual AGMs For Canadian Issuers: It's Starting!
With the advent of new technologies, many issuers are considering using electronic means to reach a greater number of their shareholders.
Canada
10 Aug 2017
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Alberta Securities Commission Declines To Exercise Public Interest Jurisdiction To Terminate Soliciting Dealer Arrangement In Proxy Fight
In its recent PointNorth Capital Inc. decision, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) was called upon to consider the appropriateness of a soliciting dealer arrangement that had been entered into by the issuer...
Canada
9 Aug 2017
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How Independent Are Independent Directors?
Board independence is a pillar of good corporate governance. It ensures that a corporation's management is properly monitored and that the corporation's decisions effectively balance the various stakeholders' interests.
Canada
27 Jul 2017
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