Every year, reporting issuers are faced with the task of tailoring the disclosure for their annual meeting to an ever-evolving list of changes in securities laws, updates to stock exchanges rules, new guidance from proxy advisors, and developing corporate governance trends.
The checklist and overview of certain matters relevant to the 2019 proxy season that follows is ...
It was almost half a century ago that Milton Friedman pronounced, in a famous article in the New York Times Magazine, that a corporate executive is an agent of the shareholders, that “his primary responsibility is to them,” and that therefore “there is one and only one social responsibility of business - to use its resources and engage in activities designed to increase ...
Thresholds for notification of mergers under Canada’s Competition Act and the review of foreign investments under the Investment Canada Act have increased for 2019.
Under the Competition Act, the pre-merger notification “transaction-size” threshold for 2019 is now C$96 million, an increase from the 2018 threshold of C$92 million.
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