Upcoming Event: Lawyers’ Duties in an Age of Shareholder Activism

This program contains 2 hours and 30 minutes of Professionalism Content approved by the Law Society of Ontario. In recent years, sophisticated shareholders have become increasingly active in corporate governance, especially in change of control transactions. As a result, the relationship between the corporation, its board of directors and shareholders has shifted. What does the …

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What does ‘reducing the regulatory burden’ mean?

By Anita Anand Originally published on The Globe and Mail. Since the election of the Ford government in Ontario last year, the debate about reducing the “regulatory burden” has occurred in numerous policy contexts, including in the securities realm. While advocates continue to stress the importance of reducing “burden,” a thoughtful approach to this call to …

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