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European Banking Authority Responds to European Commission Public Consultation on Fintech: Potential Takeaways for Canada

Canada, European Union - June 29 2017 In March 2017, the European Commission issued a public consultation document on Fintech. The goal of the European Commission (EC) document is to…

Ana Badour, Heidi Gordon, Carole J. Piovesan

Canadian Board Members and Cyber Expertise: New U.S. Bill Proposes Board Level Cybersecurity Expertise - Could Canada Move in the Same Direction?

Canada, USA - January 18 2016 Lawmakers south of the border are seeking to force public issuers to disclose cybersecurity expertise at the board level in an effort to improve…

Julia L Johnson

Updated OECD Principles of Corporate Governance: Canada Continues to be Ahead of the Curve

Canada, OECD - January 4 2016 The OECD’s updated G20/OECD Principles of Corporate Governance (the “Principles”) highlight that core Corporate Governance Principles are well…

Ryan Hornby

Harnessing Social Media for Crisis Management: Lessons following recent events involving short seller allegations

Canada - December 22 2015 In October, 2015, short-sellers attacked three Canadian public companies: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., DH Corporation and Nobilis…

Shane C. D'Souza, Andrea Kareclas, Deandra L. Schubert

The 2016 proxy season: Glass Lewis Canadian proxy voting guidelines update

Canada - November 27 2015 Earlier this week, we commented on updated proxy voting guidelines released by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. ("ISS"). Glass, Lewis & Co…

Matthew D. Appleby, Michael J. Eldridge, Jonathan R. Grant, Ryan Hornby, Steven Molnar, Genevieve Pinto, Rene Sorell