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Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the directors of Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. breached


Ontario Court of Appeal upholds finding of breach of fiduciary duty respecting executive compensation
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 20 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal recently upheld a trial court decision which concluded that the CEO, who was also a director, breached his fiduciary duty


Enthusiasm for notice and access grows in 2014
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2014

Under notice and access, security holders are provided with a notice containing details of the date, time and place of the shareholder meeting, a


Say on pay 2014: losing steam in Canada
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2014

The number of Canadian companies providing their shareholders with an opportunity to vote on a nonbinding advisory resolution to approve executive


Gender diversity on boards and in senior management
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2014

The under-representation of women on boards and in senior management roles has long been a concern. However, a confluence of better tools for


Over one-third of Canadian listed issuers have adopted advance notice provisions
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 28 2014

Anadian Governance Highlights from the 2013 Proxy Season, we broke the news about a massive wave of companies adopting advance notice provisions for


Former directors and officers of bankrupt company reach $4.75 million settlement with the Ministry of Environment over cleanup orders
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2013

On October 28, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) announced that it had reached a settlement with the former directors and officers


Expensive expenses
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • September 4 2014

Expense claim scandals are big news in Canada. An Alberta Premier was forced to resign, Senators were suspended from Parliament and the head of the


Six lessons learned from the CP Rail proxy battle
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 9 2012

In late September 2011, funds controlled by Pershing Square Capital Management, Inc. began acquiring common shares of Canadian Pacific Railway Limited at prices approximating the 2-year low in CP Rail’s trading price


The state of play on say on pay in Canada in 2012
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 12 2012

The number of Canadian issuers that have agreed to provide their shareholders with the opportunity to vote on an advisory resolution on executive compensation, or say on pay vote, has slowly continued to increase