Mondaq Canada: Corporate/Commercial Law
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Market participants are increasingly calling on public companies to provide more transparent and convenient information.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
While 2019 to date has witnessed fewer proxy contests in Canada compared with the corresponding period in 2018, activity increased in some industries, notably the resource sector, to levels not seen since 2015.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In Davies Governance Insights 2018, we discussed the growing environmental, social and governance movement and the trend toward increased reporting and disclosure of sustainability-related issues, including climate change ...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Canadian public companies remain under sustained pressure to improve gender diversity.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Beginning on January 1, 2020, all public corporations incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the CBCA) will be subject to expanded diversity disclosure requirements.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Building a high-performing board of directors has never been more important and more complex.
Stewart McKelvey
The federal government has introduced new record keeping requirements for private, federally formed corporations governed by the Canada Business Corporations Act ("CBCA").
MLT Aikins LLP
After a series of negotiations with the seller, you have finalized and signed a letter of intent and have started undertaking the necessary due diligence investigations to evaluate the pharmacy's business
MLT Aikins LLP
Picture this: you've been thinking of buying a pharmacy, and an opportunity to purchase one has just presented itself. It seems like a dream come true—
Torys LLP
Canada's securities regulators have published their fifth study reporting on key trends relating to female representation on public company boards and in executive officer positions.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On September 27, 2019, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that Vancouver-based Westport Fuel Systems Inc. (Westport)
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
The defendants had also argued that there could not have been a correction of a misrepresentation because the original July 26, 2012 statement was a legal opinion and not a misrepresentation.
Fasken
Effective September 30, 2019, the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) adopted amendments which now require investment fund issuers ...
Bennett Jones LLP
Between 2016 and 2019, Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams cost American organizations US$3.1 billion in losses and Canadian organizations US$33.6 million.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In 2019, the Canadian federal government enacted several important reforms to the Canada Business Corporations Act that reflect its increased focus on corporate governance best practices.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Shareholder proposals have long been an effective tool for investors to raise environmental, social and governance issues and foster engagement with a public company.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Davies Governance Insights 2019 is a comprehensive report that analyzes the governance trends and issues most important to Canadian public companies.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
A Canadian legal requirement to present an advisory "Say-on-Pay" shareholder vote—a shareholder vote approving a company's approach to executive compensation...
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Over the past few years, short-seller activism has grown from a "low profile affair" to a major challenge for securities regulators and governing boards – and Canadian markets are no exception.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In this final chapter, we discuss how boards and senior management might respond to the ever-changing environments in which their companies operate, to maximize their viability and profitability in the near, medium and long terms.
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