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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


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 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


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


Corporate governance and data issues
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 17 2017

Corporate boards are under pressure to make data security a key priority in an age where it is not whether but when a data security incident will


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


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


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


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


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