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La gouvernance au Canada - grands enjeux de la saison des assemblées 2016
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 10 2016

Dans cet article, nous abordons les principaux enjeux qui seront, d’après nous, le point de mire des conseils d’administration et actionnaires


Canada's governance landscape - key issues for the 2016 proxy season
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • February 4 2016

The ebb and flow of shareholder activism and defensive measures will persist in 2016. Companies will continue to struggle with market uncertainty and


Generous director equity compensation plan: shareholders’ approval was not sufficient to “ratify” payments subsequently made under it
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

The April 30, 2015 ruling of the Delaware Court of Chancery in Calma v. Templeton shines a spotlight on how courts may respond to concerns about


Breach of loyalty in run-up to a going private transaction costs President and controlling shareholder nearly $150 million
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2015

In In re Dole Food Co., Inc. Stockholder Litigation, the Delaware Court of Chancery awarded $148,190,590 in damages against Dole's controlling


Institutional Shareholder Services releases proxy voting guidelines for 2016 meetings
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • November 25 2015

On November 20, 2015, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) released its 2016 Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates (the Guidelines) for


Related party transactions: a cautionary note from the Delaware Court of Chancery
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

A recent Delaware Court of Chancery decision in In re El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. discusses the process surrounding related party transactions in


Delaware Supreme Court revisits Revlon duties, clarifies meaning of “market check”
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

In C&J Energy Services, Inc. v. City of Miami General Employees' and Sanitation Employees' Retirement Trust, the Delaware Supreme Court reversed a


Recent SEC enforcement actions put spotlight on Schedule 13D (early warning reports) update
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2015

Recent administrative proceedings on the part of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) serve as a cautionary note for Schedule 13D filers with


A look ahead to the 2015 Proxy Season
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • January 21 2015

The 2015 Proxy Season is on the doorstep. A look back at the hot topics in shareholder meetings held in the U.S. in 2014 is useful for Canadian


Delaware Chancery provides important guidance to boards of directors and financial advisors
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • August 22 2014

The recent Rural Metro decision in the Delaware Court of Chancery provides important guidance to boards of directors and financial advisors in change