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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Insider reporting; IFRS and internal control disclosures; and proposed changes to executive compensation disclosure
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 8 2010

There have been a number of developments regarding Canada's insider reporting regime, which have recently come into force