WeirFoulds is pleased to announce that Bryan Finlay, Q.C. was awarded The Advocates’ Society Medal at a gala dinner on February 2019. The Advocates’ Society Medal is the highest expression […]
WeirFoulds Securities Law Quarterly: Concise, Informative Updates on Securities Law Developments for the Canadian Marketplace – Q2 2016
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As shareholder activism increases in Canada, so too are the number of proxy disputes. As such, more Canadian public companies are implementing advance notice by-laws and policies. Advance notice by-laws […]
There is an important distinction between private corporations and publicly regulated corporations (Toronto Hydro-Electric System Limited and the Ontario Energy Board).
The time is now for public companies to start preparing for the new comprehensive executive compensation disclosure requirements.
For private companies looking to take their company public, a Capital Pool Company (CPC) provides an excellent alternative to the traditional IPO.
The Enron, WorldCom, Adelphi and other similar scandals in the U.S. in the early 2000s made corporate governance a front-page issue. The U.S. Congress responded in part by enacting the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to improve corporate responsibility and financial disclosure and prevent accounting fraud. Canada was not far behind.