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Where are the Directors in a World in Crisis? ESG and corporate governance best practices

Canada - February 24 2021 How do I modify my corporate governance procedures to improve long-term financial performance, while also improving environmental, social and…

John A.D. Vellone, Lynn M. McGrade, Philippe Tardif.

Court guidance on application of MAE and ordinary course provisions in M&A deals

Canada - January 18 2021 In its recent decision in Fairstone Financial Holdings Inc. v. Duo Bank of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court ordered specific performance and…

Graham Splawski, Kristyn Annis, Selena Lucien.

Glass Lewis gender diversity guidelines could impact hundreds of TSX issuers

Canada - December 18 2020 Glass, Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) recently released its annual voting guidelines for the 2021 proxy season, which include the requirement for…

Michael Vandenberghe.

ISS proposes 30% target for gender diversity on public boards

Canada - November 25 2020 Updates to Institutional Shareholder Services’ (ISS) annual voting guidelines for the 2021 proxy season include new target requirements for women on…

Michael Vandenberghe.

Mergers & acquisitions considerations for target boards

Canada - October 7 2020 This is part two of a series focusing on current M&A trends, opportunities and challenges. The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact…