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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Friday News Finds – March 1, 2019

By Danica Bennewies Hello and welcome back to the CBLB! It’s time for another Friday Finds - the weekly series where we share five of the top corporate and securities law news stories that dominated the headlines over the past week. In today’s post we’re discussing the Barrick/Newmont deal, ExxonMobil, Elon Musk’s latest tweets, and …

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