On September 28, 2016, Canada’s federal government introduced a bill proposing amendments (the Amendments) to the Canada Business Corporations Act (the CBCA), among other acts.
October 06, 2016
Non-standard accounting practices have been gaining in popularity among Canadian publicly traded companies. Issuers that rely solely on standard accounting metrics now make up a small minority of the companies listed in the S&P 500 and S&P/TSX 60.
September 29, 2016
The CSA published the long-awaited amendments to Canada’s take-over bid regime under Multilateral Instrument 62-104 – Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids.
February 29, 2016
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have published significant amendments to the Canadian take-over bid regime (the Amendments).
February 25, 2016
A recent trio of hotly contested proxy fights involving Norton Rose Fulbright’s Special Situations team helped further clarify and define the rights of a board...
August 15, 2013
The BC Supreme Court criticized empty voting and noted that courts have the power to curtail the practice.
September 18, 2012
On June 21, 2012, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published Consultation Paper 25-401 – Potential Regulation of Proxy Advisory Firms.
June 27, 2012
Welcome to Financial Institutions: The changing perspective, the seventh in our series of surveys tracking market sentiment in relation to the global financial cr...
October 20, 2011
The economic downturn is making proxy fights one of the stories of the year for 2009. Most battles have been in the resource sector so far, particularly with juni...
April 29, 2009
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