Friday News Finds – June 1, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Let’s start things off with one of the week’s bigger stories. On Thursday the Trump administration announced its decision to slap Canada, Mexico …

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Friday News Finds – May 25, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. The federal government has spoken and it appears that Canadian construction company Aecon Group Inc. will notbe sold to China’s CCCC International Holding Ltd. …

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The importance of regulatory oversight of proxy advisory firms

By Anita Anand  Originally posted in The Globe and Mail.  Historically, the main threat of regulatory reproach facing public companies was a visit from the securities commission. Now there is another wolf at the door: the proxy advisory firm. These firms play an important role in monitoring public companies, but the extent of their growing influence …

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Friday News Finds – May 18, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds - the weekly series in which we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Big changes are happening at Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. On Thursday, Enbridge announced a restructuring plan that will see it offer $11.4 billion in …

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Upcoming Event – Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years after the Global Financial Crisis

You are invited to join us for a high-level public panel on  Systemic Risk in the Financial Sector: Ten Years after the Global Financial Crisis May 24th 2018 TMX Broadcast Centre Gallery The Exchange Tower 130 King Street West Toronto, ON M5X 1J2 5:30 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Followed by a reception The International Law Research …

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