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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


Significant corporate governance changes in proposed amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 24 2016

On September 28, 2016, the Canadian federal government introduced Bill C-25: An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act et al. The proposed


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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