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SEC Expands the Use of Confidential Submissions of Draft Registration Statements
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • July 20 2017

The staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently began accepting from all issuers confidential submissions of draft

Shareholder activism and proxy contests: issues and trends
  • Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • June 6 2017

In recent years, the level of shareholder activism in Canada has been growing. Although the number of proxy contests in 2016 showed a marked pullback

Bennett Jones Spring 2017 Economic Outlook
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada, European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 1 2017

In our Fall 2016 Economic Outlook, we set out at some length our analysis of the main factors which have contributed to the low "new normal" growth

Proxy Access in Canada -- Another US Corporate Law Practice Makes Its Way Up North
  • McMillan LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 17 2017

An old debate in corporate law is about the role, and control, of shareholders over the managers of their companies. Some romanticise this notion and

Looking ahead: Climate change as a board issue
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 3 2017

Climate change is an important area of board oversight, encompassing potential long-term physical impacts on operations, risks and opportunities, as

Shareholders divided on proxy access
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 7 2017

Over the past week, a shareholder proposal requesting that the board of directors take steps to adopt a "proxy access" by-law was considered at the

A Canadian Perspective: Proposed Amendments to Delaware’s General Corporation Law Would Enable Use of Blockchain
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 31 2017

On March 13, 2017, the Council of the Corporation Law Section of the Delaware State Bar Association released proposed legislation that would amend

Global Privacy & Cybersecurity Update Vol. 13 - March 2017
  • Jones Day
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, Central & South America, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, USA
  • March 10 2017

On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services ("DFS") released a revised version of a proposed regulation that would require

Cyber Risk Management Guidance for Corporate Directors
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • February 24 2017

Cyber risk management is an increasingly important challenge for organizations of all kinds and sizes. Corporate directors have a legal responsibility

Remedies for breach of M&A warranty in 15 jurisdictions
  • Lexology
  • Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Malaysia, Peru, Switzerland, Turkey, USA, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Jersey
  • February 16 2017

A comparative guide to remedies for breach of M&A warranty in Belgium, Bermuda, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Jersey, Malaysia, Peru, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States