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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


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


The current state of say on pay in Canada
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 5 2011

Say on pay continues to make inroads in Canada and to date over 70 Canadian companies have agreed to hold say on pay votes


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


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


The current state of say on pay in Canada
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 31 2010

Say on pay continues to make inroads in Canada and to date 26 Canadian companies have agreed to hold say on pay votes


A call to arms on empty voting!
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • August 2 2012

The proxy battle over the TELUS proposal to eliminate its dual class share structure earlier this year underlines the need for regulatory action on empty voting


Amendments to Canada’s insider reporting regime: National Instrument 55-104
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 11 2010

Recent reforms to Canada's insider reporting regime which come into effect April 30, 2010 will accelerate certain insider reporting deadlines and narrow the number of insiders required to report trades


Increased shareholder activism in canada: a potential warning sign for the upcoming meeting season?
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2010

Shareholders of Canadian companies have historically been relatively well mannered and polite - "typically Canadian," one might say