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In The Public Interest: BCSC Panel Finds Man Abused BC's Capital Markets
On October 9, 2018 the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC or Commission) found that it was in the public interest to make orders against a party.
Canada
31 Oct 2018
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OSFI Issues Final Corporate Governance Guideline
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) recently published the final revised version of its Corporate Governance Guideline (dated September 2018) (the Revised Guideline).
Canada
28 Sep 2018
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Disclosure Requirements For Non-Venture Issuers Regarding Women In Board And Executive Officer Positions A Review
Ontario does not require companies to adopt a specified quota of women on boards or in senior management.
Canada
12 Jun 2017
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Stakeholder Claims For Unfair Corporate Conduct: Courts Affirm D&O And Affiliate Liability And Confirm High Leave Hurdle For Derivative Actions
The Securities Litigation Group is pleased to report on two recent successes before the courts.
Canada
23 May 2016
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The Matrix To Defining Director Independence In Canada
One of the main pillars of good corporate governance in Canada is the independence of the board. So, it should be fairly straightforward for everyone to identify what exactly is an independent director. But it is not.
Canada
10 Sep 2015
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Ontario Court Confirms High Standard For Dissident Intervention In Shareholder Meeting
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP represented Aberdeen and certain of its directors and officers in this matter.
Canada
5 Mar 2015
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Final Amendments Released For Disclosure Regarding Women On Boards And In Executive Officer Positions
The final amendments are similar to the proposals originally published for comment by the Ontario Securities Commission and other CSA jurisdictions earlier this year.
Canada
20 Oct 2014
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Women On Boards (Trending2014: An M&A Video Series)
In this video from Trending2014: An M&A Series, partner Eva Bellissimo discusses corporate governance trends.
Canada
19 Jun 2014
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Putting FRFIs On Notice: OSFI’s Advisory On Changes To The Board Or Senior Management - How Does This Affect Canadian Companies And Foreign Company Branches?
The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada released its Advisory: Changes to the Membership of the Board or Senior Management.
Canada
3 Jun 2014
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British Columbia Court Of Appeal Permits Hedge Fund To Requisition A Shareholder Meeting Despite Concerns Of Empty Voting
On October 12, 2012, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in "Telus Corporation v. Mason Capital Management LLC",
Canada
30 Oct 2012
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Ontario Superior Court Of Justice Dismisses Claim For Punitive Damages Against Directors Of A Former Ontario Issuer
In the recent decision of Frank v. Farlie, Turner & Co., LLC, 2011 ONSC 5519, Mr. Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice found, among other things, that punitive damages are not available under Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act as such damages are inconsistent with the scheme and purpose of Ontario’s statutory secondary market disclosure liability regime.
Canada
24 Oct 2012
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Changes To Director Elections In Canada
On October 4, 2012, the Toronto Stock Exchange published notice of approval for certain amendments to its TSX Company Manual.
Canada
22 Oct 2012
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Changes To Thin Capitalization Rules: Concern For Us Finance And Non-Finance Companies With Canadian Subsidiaries
An often overlooked change proposed in the Canadian federal budget of March, 2012, may have a significant impact on how Canadian subsidiaries of foreign corporations are financed.
Canada
20 Jun 2012
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Court Of Appeal Defines Directors' Authority In A Receivership
Are the directors of a corporation which has been placed into receivership entitled to retain counsel on behalf of the corporation without prior approval of the Receiver or the court?
Canada
28 Oct 2011
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BCE Inc. Decision: Lessons For Directors And Debentureholders
On December 19, 2008, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a unanimous judgement on an action commenced by a group of Bell Canada debentureholders seeking to stop the sale of BCE Inc. ("BCE") to a buyout group, led by the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board.
Canada
9 Apr 2009
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Is it Disclosable? The Material Fact vs. Material Change Debate
The issue of whether something is a “material change” or a “material fact” has often been a thorny issue for public companies and their advisers.
Canada
30 Sep 2008
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