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The SEC’s Proposed Amendments regarding the Use of Universal Proxies
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 8 2016

In today’s marketplace, most shareholder voting is done by way of proxy. Few shareholders choose to attend shareholder meetings in person. Under the


What Does the Trump Presidency Mean for Silicon Valley North?
  • Aird & Berlis LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 25 2016

When Donald Trump was announced as President-elect, some founders and funders of major Silicon Valley startups reacted with "heartbreak and horror,"


The SEC’s universal proxy proposal: How it affects Canadian companies and investors
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 17 2016

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed amendments to its proxy rules that are designed to allow shareholders using the proxy


ISS Announces Updates to Its Pay-for-Performance Evaluation for US and Canadian Companies
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 11 2016

On November 8, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading proxy advisory firm, announced a number of updates to its 2017 pay-for-performance


ISS Updates Pay-for-Performance Methodology: A Welcome Development
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • November 11 2016

On Nov. 8, 2016, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) announced changes to its pay-for-performance methodology for U.S., Canadian and European


‘A New Day Has Arrived’: Continued Focus on Individual Wrongdoing
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • November 4 2016

The “Yates Memo,” which instructs United States prosecutors to focus on individual wrongdoers when investigating or prosecuting alleged corporate


Will a deed of company arrangement be recognised and enforced by US and Canadian courts?
  • McCullough Robertson
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • November 3 2016

In August I presented on cross-border insolvency at the joint Federal Court of Australia and Law Council of Australia conference on corporations law


The Katten Kattwalk - Fall 2016 - Issue 11
  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
  • Australia, Canada, USA
  • October 26 2016

The streets are filling up and the colors are changing, signaling that it's fall in New York. As always, we look forward to what is in store for


Nominee Directors: Rights and Responsibilities
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 26 2016

It is common for shareholders of both public and private companies to nominate directors to sit on the companies' boards on their behalf. This


Can the G7 really protect the financial world from cybercrime?
  • Gardere
  • Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, USA
  • October 13 2016

Reuters reported that the Group of Seven (G7) industrial powers (Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the US) “agreed on guidelines for