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    1. Canada -- Looking for a Few More Good People: Why Independent Directors are in Short Supply

      Canada -- Looking for a Few More Good People: Why Independent Directors are in Short Supply

      Governance issues to expect in 2018 Today, Giffen’s brand of independence is in high demand; he routinely declines appointments, and he isn’t the only one. The rise of shareholder activism has heavily leaned on independent directors. More stakeholder involvement has led to more disputes, which in turn has increased the burden on independents called upon to mediate those disputes...

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    2. Market Watchdogs Eye New Rules on How Companies Disclose 'Material' Risks Like Climate Change ...

      Market Watchdogs Eye New Rules on How Companies Disclose 'Material' Risks Like Climate Change ...

      “The research conducted and extensive feedback received during our consultation led us to believe that new disclosure requirements should be considered as part of corporate governance practices,” said Huston Loke, director of corporate finance at the Ontario Securities Commission. At the conclusion ...

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    3. This is How to Move Visible Minorities Onto Corporate Boards

      This is How to Move Visible Minorities Onto Corporate Boards

      The Canadian Board Diversity Council's newest report finds nearly 30% of board candidates are visible minorities, up from 12% in 2016 / Getty Images Tumblr One of the first reasons often given to explain why the diversity among corporate directors does not match the composition of the Canadian population is that there is a shortage of qualified candidates...

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    4. Executive Pay Needs Fixing: Shareholder Interests Clash Over Compensation

      Executive Pay Needs Fixing: Shareholder Interests Clash Over Compensation

      Proxy advisory services are paid by institutional shareholders to find issues The recent No votes on compensation by shareholders at Barrick Gold and CIBC have become flashpoints for those commentators who would suggest that board governance is broken. Some additional context is desperately needed and with it, perhaps, we can begin to develop constructive steps to improve dialogue and decision making for all interested parties. Some things should be obvious...

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    5. Sherritt International Corp. wins solid victory in proxy fight, but activist George Armoyan vows to keep pushing for ...

      Sherritt International Corp. wins solid victory in proxy fight, but activist George Armoyan vows to keep pushing for ...

      TORONTO — Sherritt International Corp. won a convincing victory in its proxy battle with George Armoyan on Tuesday, but the activist investor insists he is not selling his shares and going away.

      Mr. Armoyan earned a round of applause at Sherritt’s annual meeting in Toronto after stating that the company has good potential and is making progress in realizing shareholder value. It was a subdued speech by his standards that cast aside the bad blood from the proxy fight.

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