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Women On Boards: Progress On Gender Diversity Still Slow, CSA Reports
The number of women on boards and in executive positions has risen compared to last year, but progress on gender diversity remains slow ...
Canada
11 Oct 2018
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A Look Inside OSFI's New Corporate Governance Guideline
On September 18, 2018, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released the final version of its revised Corporate Governance Guideline (Revised CG Guideline),
Canada
2 Oct 2018
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5 Ways Women GCS Can Advance Their Career – Lessons Learned From Stepping Beyond: Future Opportunities
There's a certain skillset that GCs have: attention to detail with a focus on finding solutions; agility to continuously learn; expertise in governance, compliance and risk management to name a few.
Canada
19 Jul 2018
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Director Independence Regime – Time For A Change?
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have received formal submissions (Submissions) on Consultation Paper 52-404 – Approach to Director and Audit Committee Member Independence...
Canada
25 Apr 2018
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Highlights From CSA's Report On Climate Change-Related Disclosure Project
The CSA observed a number of patterns with respect to the disclosure practices of issuers in the areas of risk and materiality assessments, voluntary disclosure and governance.
Canada
18 Apr 2018
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No Such Thing As March Break (2018) – Selected Corporate And Securities Law Developments
March was once again a busy month this year for corporate and securities law developments, with the publishing of staff notices by the TSX, the OSC and CSA, as well as developments regarding proposed amendments...
Canada
17 Apr 2018
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Bill 101 Aims To Bring Mandatory Compensation Voting, Majority Voting And Diversity Disclosure To Ontario Companies
Bill 101, Enhancing Shareholders Rights Act, 2017 (Bill 101), a private member's bill that has passed second reading in the Ontario Legislative Assembly ...
Canada
31 Jan 2018
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Year In Review: Legislation And Guidance For Federal Financial Institutions In 2017
2017 marked another year of prodigious development of legislation and regulatory guidance impacting federal financial institutions in Canada.
Canada
31 Jan 2018
9
2018 Proxy Advisory Firm Voting Guidelines: Canadian Highlights
As an early step in preparing for the upcoming proxy season, issuers should familiarize themselves with the Canadian proxy voting guidelines recently published ...
Canada
16 Jan 2018
10
A Look Inside OSFI's Draft New Corporate Governance Guideline
In November 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released for public comment a revised draft of its Corporate Governance Guideline (CG Guideline).
Canada
6 Dec 2017
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Are Directors Independent? It Depends: CSA Revisiting Regime
The CSA have released CSA Consultation Paper 52-404 – Approach to Director and Audit Committee Member Independence and are inviting comments on the current approach to director independence...
Canada
16 Nov 2017
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New Study Shows Progress For Women GCs On Boards
An update to Blakes groundbreaking study on women general counsel (GCs) on boards was published this week.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
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CSA Reports Another Small Step For Women; Still No Giant Leap For Humankind
Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) also announced a proposed new gender diversity policy to promote better disclosure and higher levels of gender diversity on boards of directors.
Canada
6 Nov 2017
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Cross-Border Incentive Plans: One Size Does Not Fit All
To recruit and retain highly skilled and experienced executives, companies must offer innovative and attractive compensation packages.
Canada
2 Nov 2017
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A Capital Project: Building Canada's New Infrastructure Bank
Some long-awaited details of the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) were unveiled on April 11, 2017, when Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Bill C-44, the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1.
Canada
8 May 2017
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No Such Thing As March Break – Selected Corporate And Securities Law Developments
On March 9, 2017, the TSX published a Staff Notice to provide guidance on its rules concerning both majority voting policies and the use of advance notice policies and bylaws.
Canada
31 Mar 2017
17
New Medium, Same Expectations: CSA Cautions Canadian Public Issuers On Use Of Social Media
On March 9, 2016, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published Staff Notice 51-348 Staff's Review of Social Media Used by Reporting Issuers . . .
Canada
15 Mar 2017
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New Due Diligence Guidance For Responsible Business Conduct
After several months of consultation and deliberations, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development rendered public a revised draft Guidance on Due Diligence for Responsible Business Conduct.
Canada
9 Feb 2017
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2017 Proxy Advisory Firm Voting Guidelines: Canadian Highlights
Proxy advisory firms review and analyze matters put forward for consideration at shareholder meetings and make voting recommendations concerning such matters to their clients, who are typically institutional investors.
Canada
6 Feb 2017
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Corporate Veil Preserved: Court Dismisses Action Against Canadian Subsidiary In Chevron Case
Chevron Canada and Chevron Corp. initially contested whether the Ontario courts had jurisdiction over the proceeding.
Canada
3 Feb 2017
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