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Governance Response To Rumors Of Bribery
Corporate board members devote significant time to financial oversight and strategy, while often neglecting steps needed to protect
17 Jul 2019
Doing Business In Canada 2019 - Directors' And Officers' Liability
This chapter provides a brief summary overview of the statutory and common law duties of directors and officers of corporations incorporated under the federal Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA).
9 Jul 2019
Establishing A Business In Canada
There are several different structures available when forming a business in Canada.
2 Jul 2019
Current Amendments And Future Amendments To The CBCA
Have you heard about the amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act that came into force on June 13, 2019 and the proposed amendments to the CBCA that are currently under consideration?
1 Jul 2019
New Transparency Registry For All Private B.C. Companies In The Offing
Once Bill 24 has received Royal Assent, it will come into force by regulation.
3 Jun 2019
Think Before You Send: The Legal Risks Of Emails And Text Messages From Personal Accounts
If the Hillary Clinton email scandal wasn't a clear enough lesson that one should not conduct "official" work using personal electronic communication tools (be it personal email, texts or other methods), ...
12 Mar 2019
No Jail For Accused Directors, Says Court Of Appeal While Actually Increasing Risk Of Jail Sentences For Directors
The jail terms imposed on two directors following a workplace fatality were overturned on appeal.
6 Mar 2019
A Strong Voice For Enhanced Corporate Governance: Commonsense Principles 2.0
Recently, a group of prominent executives released an open letter and document known as Commonsense Principles 2.0.
22 Nov 2018
5 Things You Should Know About The Latest CSA Staff Review On Gender Diversity
It's fall, which means it's time for the annual Canadian Securities Administrators staff review of disclosure made by public companies under Form 58-101F1 Corporate Governance Disclosure,
5 Oct 2018
The Supreme Court Of Canada Rules On The Personal Liability Of Directors In The Context Of The Oppression Remedy.
The Supreme Court of Canada rendered a decision in Wilson v. Alharayeri, in which it discusses situations that could lead to the personal liability of a corporate director in the context of an action...
27 Jul 2017
OSC Staff Notice 11-768 – Notice Of Statement Of Priorities For Financial Year To End March 31, 2014
On June 27, 2013, the Ontario Securities Commission released OSC Staff Notice 11-768 Notice of Statement of Priorities for financial year to end March 31, 2014.
16 Sep 2013
TSX Staff Notice - Director Elections
On July 10, 2013, the Toronto Stock Exchange issued a Staff Notice on Director Elections.
14 Aug 2013
TSX Venture Exchange - Policy Amendments And Reminder Of Ongoing Corporate Governance Requirements
The Corporate Governance Bulletin indicates that the TSXV has identified a degree of non-compliance by listed issuers with respect to the corporate governance requirements mandated by the TSXV.
23 Mar 2012
Bribery Laws: Protecting Your Good Name Part III – Advice From A UK Perspective
As the corporate risk landscape changes, non-UK companies need to update their risk assessment and implement a top-down culture and compliance program against exposure to new legal risks connected with bribery and corruption.
21 Mar 2012
New Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act - In Force
On June 23, 2009, the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (the "NPCA") received Royal Assent heralding a modern governance era for Canadian non-share capital corporations.
26 Oct 2011
TSX Returns To The Corporate Governance Playing Field - Election Of Directors
On September 9, 2011, the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) published for comment proposed amendments to Part IV of its Company Manual. If implemented, the proposed amendments would require issuers listed on the TSX to elect directors individually, to hold annual elections for all directors, to disclose annually in their Management Information Circular whether they have adopted a majority voting policy in uncontested meetings and, if not, to provide an explanation as to why.
17 Oct 2011
Proposed Changes To The Takeover Code: An End To Krafty Bids?
Following the October 2010 response to its initial consultation paper, the Takeover Panel (Panel) has recently closed the consultation period on its detailed proposed amendments to the Takeover Code (Code). The initial impetus for the proposed amendments was driven, in part, by the controversial takeover in 2010 by Kraft Foods of Cadbury and the political and media storm that arose when Kraft announced that it was to close Cadbury's Somerbury factory, having previously stated that it would be ke
23 Jun 2011
Social Media: Best Practices for Public Companies in Canada – Part One*
There are many different ways to connect and communicate with shareholders: press releases, SEDAR filings, earnings calls, road shows, the list goes on.
10 Dec 2010
Social Media: Best Practices for Public Companies in Canada – Part Two*
Social media use is proliferating at an unprecedented rate. What many people once thought was a silly fad has now become a ubiquitous part of our daily lives. It is widely reported that there are 50 million "tweets" on Twitter and over one million "check-ins" on FourSquare every day, over 24 hours of video uploaded to YouTube every minute and more than 700 status updates every second on Facebook.
9 Dec 2010
Exemptions from Financial Reporting Aspects of the EU Transparency Directive
This Bulletin is of direct relevance to public companies having registered offices in Canada, listing or intending to list their securities on a UK regulated market. These include the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and the PLUS-Listed Market but do not include AIM or the PLUS-Quoted Market (except in relation to DTR 5).
European Union
4 Nov 2010
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