Friday News Finds – January 19, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series where we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Remember a few weeks go when we posted about Aurora Cannabis’s hostile takeover of Cannimed Tharapeutics? Well the transaction is back in the news after CanniMed filed a… Read More Friday News Finds – January 19, 2018

Governance in Dual Class Share Firms

By Anita Anand The following abstract is from a paper forthcoming in the Annals of Corporate Governance and will be available shortly on SSRN.  In a typical public company, shareholders can elect the board, appoint auditors, and approve fundamental changes. Firms with dual class share structures (DCS) alter this balance by inviting the subordinate shareholders to carry… Read More Governance in Dual Class Share Firms

Upcoming Event: Livent v Deloitte: Implications for Auditor Responsibility, Governance and Canadian Public Corporations

Livent v. Deloitte: Implications for Auditor Responsibility, Governance and Canadian Public Corporations Monday, January 22, 2018 12 noon to 2:00pm (buffet lunch 12:00-12:30pm) Rotman School of Management Desautels Hall (2nd floor) 105 St. George Street Toronto, Ontario   Registration $49.95 / $39.95 plus HST per person for alumni of Rotman or UofT (fees include lunch and the… Read More Upcoming Event: Livent v Deloitte: Implications for Auditor Responsibility, Governance and Canadian Public Corporations

Friday News Finds – January 5, 2018

By Tegan Valentine Hello, happy new year and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series where we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. Marijuana dominated the business news in 2017. One of the most notable transactions of the year was the CanniMed hostile takeover, and investments in… Read More Friday News Finds – January 5, 2018

Friday News Finds – December 22, 2017

Hello and welcome back to Top Five Friday Finds – the weekly series where we share five of the business news stories that dominated the papers (and our conversations) this week. On Wednesday the U.S. Commerce Department finalized duties of 300% against passenger jets made by Bombardier. The duties were triggered by a complaint by Boeing, who claimed that… Read More Friday News Finds – December 22, 2017