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IIROC Guidance On Soliciting Dealer Arrangements And The Use Of "Vote Buying"¯ In Contested Director Elections
The Notice addresses key considerations that have arisen from the use by boards and others of soliciting dealer arrangements.
Canada
5 Jun 2019
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New CBCA Record Keeping Requirements On The Horizon
The form of the register and the manner of preparing and maintaining it will be set forth in the regulations relating to these requirements.
Canada
3 Feb 2019
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ISS Releases 2019 Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates For Canada
ISS introduced its board gender diversity policy for the 2018 proxy season for S&P/TSX Composite Index companies.
Canada
28 Nov 2018
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Glass Lewis Releases 2018 Canadian Proxy Voting Guidelines
Proxy advisor Glass, Lewis & Co. recently released its 2018 Canadian Guidelines to Proxy Advice.
Canada
11 Dec 2017
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ISS Releases Final 2018 Voting Policy Updates For Canada
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has released its 2018 Americas Proxy Voting Guidelines Updates effective for meetings held on or after February 1, 2018.
Canada
27 Nov 2017
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ISS Proposes To Up The Ante On Gender Diversity And Overboarded Directors
Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) recently published its 2018 Benchmark Policy Consultation regarding new and proposed changes to its voting policies, which include important new policies...
Canada
2 Nov 2017
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Canadian Securities Regulators Re-evaluating Criteria For Director And Audit Committee Member Independence
The concept of director independence is of central importance to the Canadian corporate governance regime.
Canada
2 Nov 2017
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OSC And AMF Announce Important New Guidance On Conflict Of Interest Transactions
On July 27, 2017, Staff of the OSC and the AMF, in conjunction with the securities regulatory authorities of Alberta, Manitoba and New Brunswick, published CSA Staff Notice 61-302...
Canada
7 Aug 2017
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Supreme Court Clarifies Ambit Of Directors' Personal Liability Under The Oppression Remedy
The Supreme Court of Canada (the "Court") recently released its decision in Wilson v. Alharayeri, 2017 SCC 39 ("Wilson").
Canada
31 Jul 2017
10
OSC Clarifies Basis For Intervening In Eco Oro Tactical Private Placement
The requisitioning shareholders applied to the BC Supreme Court to set aside the note exchange using the corporate law oppression remedy.
Canada
5 Jul 2017
11
Toronto Stock Exchange Provides Guidance On Majority Voting And Advance Notice Policies
On March 9, 2017, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) published a new Staff Notice regarding its review of listed issuers' use of majority voting policies and advance notice policies/bylaws.
Canada
28 Mar 2017
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ISS And Glass Lewis 2017 Proxy Season Guidelines
Proxy advisory firms Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis) recently released their Canadian proxy voting policy updates for the 2017 proxy season.
Canada
4 Jan 2017
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Government Of Canada Proposes Amendments To Canada Business Corporations Act And Other Key Federal Business Statutes
On September 28, 2016, the Government of Canada announced proposed amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) a number of stated objectives.
Canada
16 Oct 2016
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Federal Government Calls For Submissions On The Usefulness Of The 30% Rule For Pension Investments
The Department of Finance Canada has issued a call for comments on the ongoing usefulness of the "30% Rule" for investments by federally regulated pension plans and considerations relating to its retention, relaxation or elimination.
Canada
17 Jun 2016
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Glass Lewis 2016 Proxy Season Policy Updates
The Proxy advisory firm Glass, Lewis & Co., LLC has released its Canadian policy updates for the 2016 proxy season, on the heels of the release by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. of its 2016 policy updates.
Canada
10 Dec 2015
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Shareholder Activism Defensive Tactics Attract OSC's Attention
Shareholder activism continues to evolve in Canada. As the tactics of activists have become increasingly sophisticated, boards have responded by expanding and refining their defensive tactics.
Canada
27 Nov 2015
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ISS 2016 Proxy Season Policy Updates
Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS) has released its Canadian policy updates for the 2016 proxy season.
Canada
26 Nov 2015
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CCGG Recommends Universal Form Of Proxy
A universal proxy would extend the flexibility afforded to shareholders who attend meetings to shareholders who vote by proxy.
Canada
10 Nov 2015
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CSA Publishes Compliance Review Of Gender Diversity Disclosure
The Canadian Securities Administrators have published a review of compliance with recent updates to reporting issuers' corporate governance disclosure, specifically relating to gender diversity.
Canada
8 Nov 2015
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Delaware Decision In Dole Highlights Importance Of Robust Process In Review Of Strategic Transactions
In November 2013, Dole Food Co., Inc. ("Dole") was taken private by its long-time Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, David Murdock.
Canada
15 Sep 2015
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