Advance Notice By-laws and Policies

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 […]

Capital Pool Companies

For private companies looking to take their company public, a Capital Pool Company (CPC) provides an excellent alternative to the traditional IPO.

Are you governance savvy?

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.