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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


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


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


Say on pay votes come back in a big way: three failed votes in one week
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 6 2015

Within a week, three failed say on pay votes have put compensation practices back in the spotlight and demonstrably shown that investors still use


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


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


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


Climate Change - Why boards need to be proactive
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2017

Climate change and its potential impact are becoming increasingly relevant across the globe. In fact, the World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report