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Broad Changes To CBCA Proposed: Directors' Duties, Additional Disclosure And Annual Say-On-Pay
Significant amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) proposed in the federal government's omnibus budget implementation bill.
Canada
30 Apr 2019
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Director Independence Regime – Time For A Change?
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have received formal submissions (Submissions) on Consultation Paper 52-404 – Approach to Director and Audit Committee Member Independence...
Canada
25 Apr 2018
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Bill 101 Aims To Bring Mandatory Compensation Voting, Majority Voting And Diversity Disclosure To Ontario Companies
Bill 101, Enhancing Shareholders Rights Act, 2017 (Bill 101), a private member's bill that has passed second reading in the Ontario Legislative Assembly ...
Canada
31 Jan 2018
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Bill C-25 Looks To Include Majority Voting, Diversity Disclosure Requirements In Canada Business Corporations Act
The Government of Canada recently introduced Bill C-25 (Bill), titled "An Act to amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act and the Competition Act".
Canada
2 Nov 2016
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TSX Proposes New Website And Equity Compensation Plan Disclosure
On May 26, 2016, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) published for comment proposed amendments to Part IV and Part VI of the TSX Company Manual (Manual).
Canada
8 Jun 2016
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Canadian Coalition for Good Governance Advocates More Proxy Access
Under U.S. federal securities legislation there is currently no general statutory right of proxy access allowing shareholders to nominate directors through the proxy process.
Canada
11 Sep 2015
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Cross-Listed Canadian Issuers May Face Clawback Requirements
This change will affect Canadian issuers that are cross-listed on a U.S. exchange, including Multijurisdictional Disclosure System (MJDS) filers.
Canada
20 Aug 2015
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Broad Changes To Ontario Corporate Law Recommended
The ministry is seeking comments from the public until October 16, 2015, on these recommendations as well as the recommendations relating to other statutes...
Canada
5 Aug 2015
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Issuers' Comments On Proxy Advisory Firm Regulation Fall On Deaf Ears
In its Notice of Publication of the Policy (Notice), the CSA acknowledged that proxy advisory firms have already implemented most of the recommendations contained in the Policy.
Canada
13 May 2015
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Buried In Budget: CBCA Amendments Proposed
The federal government’s recently released 2015 Budget (Budget) indicates that the government will be proposing amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) relating to gender diversity, director elections, shareholder communications and "corporate transparency."
Canada
27 Apr 2015
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Too Many Changes, More Consultation Required: Comments On Proposed Cooperative Capital Markets Legislation
Given the scope of the Consultation Drafts and comment letters, Blakes is publishing a number of bulletins reviewing issues raised by the comments received.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
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Just In Time For 2015 Proxy Season: Disclosure Requirements For Gender Diversity, Director Tenure
The securities regulatory authorities finalized amendments to national instruments requiring disclosure relating to gender diversity on boards and in senior management and director tenure.
Canada
22 Oct 2014
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Is CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure Coming To Canada?
Last year, the U.S. SEC approved a proposal that would require public companies to disclose the ratio of CEO annual compensation to median employee annual compensation.
Canada
24 Jul 2014
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Horns Locked Between Investors And Issuers Over Proxy Advisory Firm Regulation
The comment period was extended to July 23, 2014, presumably to allow for an opportunity for more capital market participants to provide their views.
Canada
15 Jul 2014
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CSA’s Light Touch Proxy Advisory Firm Proposal May Disappoint Issuers
The Canadian Securities Administrators have published for comment proposed National Policy 25-201 Guidance for Proxy Advisory Firms.
Canada
7 May 2014
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CCGG Releases Governance Guidelines For Dual Class Share Companies
The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, an organization representing institutional shareholders and asset managers, has released its "Dual Class Share Policy", which sets out CCGG's new governance guidelines for companies with dual class share structures.
Canada
2 Oct 2013
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OSC Priorities Include Improving Shareholder Democracy
The Ontario Securities Commission recently released OSC Notice 11-768 – "Notice of Statement of Priorities for Financial Year to End March 31, 2014".
Canada
3 Jul 2013
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CCGG Releases Governance Guidelines For Equity Controlled Corporations
The Canadian Coalition for Good Governance (CCGG), an organization representing institutional shareholders and asset managers, has released new governance guidelines entitled "Governance Differences of Equity Controlled Corporations" (the Supplemental Guidelines).
Canada
19 Oct 2011
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Appeal of Magna's Plan of Arrangement Dismissed by Ontario Divisional Court
On August 26, 2010, the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the decision of Justice Wilton-Siegel of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Application Judge), approving Magna International Inc.’s (Magna) arrangement to eliminate its multiple voting share structure (the Arrangement).
Canada
13 Sep 2010
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Ontario Court Approves Magna’s Plan of Arrangement
On August 17, 2010, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the Court) approved Magna International Inc.’s (Magna) proposed arrangement that would eliminate its multiple voting share structure (the Proposed Arrangement).
Canada
3 Sep 2010
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