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Davies Governance Insights analyzes the top trends and
issues most important to Canadian public companies and provides
practical guidance for boards to meet these challenges head on.
In this edition:
- Ten Regulatory and Judicial Developments That GCs and
Boards Need to Know examines key developments relating to
activist short selling, financial disclosure, special committees,
fairness opinions, climate disclosure, MAE clauses and more.
- Bulletproofing Your Board Against Oppression
Claims provides an overview of oppression claims, the
situations in which they arise and practical steps that boards can
take to protect themselves.
- CEO Succession Trends and Best Practices
analyzes recent trends in CEO departures in Canada and the United
States, core disclosure considerations and best practices in
ongoing planning strategies.
- True Majority Voting for CBCA Public Companies: Is Your
Board Ready? addresses commonly asked questions and key
considerations for companies that are subject to the new majority
voting regime for uncontested director elections.
- Competing Frameworks: Mandatory Climate Disclosure Is
(Almost) Here compares the proposals of the Canadian
Securities Administrators with the more stringent rules proposed by
U.S. and international regulators.
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