No one would be startled to find out Neil Bruce is an engineer by training. He has the perspective one anticipates from an engineer—the attitude that a problem can be solved by renegotiation of mining contracts bitcoin working it through. Canada’s mergers and acquisitions market in 2017 can best be described as stealth-like. On the surface, it didn’t seem like it was an exceptional year.
Sure there were some notable deals, such as Cenovus Energy Inc. Listed To what extent is Manulife’s shareholder engagement focused on proxy season? What’s in store for the 2018 proxy season? We asked some of Canada’s leading proxy experts and governance advisers for their help. Below, they identify the issues that are expected to make headlines and to keep board committees up at night. The New York Climate Week, an international summit launched in 2009, is always busy, and security, especially around the United Nations, is always insane. But this year, it was at a whole new level.
A transaction can be chosen Deal of the Year. It was a light, yet telling, moment in the run-up to the third-largest mining IPO in TSX history. 24, the Ontario Securities Commission held a roundtable on the 22nd floor of the OSC’s downtown Toronto office to discuss the results of the Canadian Securities Administrators’ annual report on women’s representation on public company boards. It’s usually company news that moves the markets. But this summer, several international markets made news designed to move companies—specifically, when it comes to their embrace of multiple voting-class share structures.
Now more news, and moves, are likely to follow. And what does it mean for Canada? More than two decades have passed since the North American Free Trade Agreement redrew the continent’s trade map. It is safe to say that the renegotiation of NAFTA demanded by U. As a director on the boards of Barrick Gold Corp.
Barclays Bank, Chevron and Seagate Technologies, economist Dambisa Moyo knows firsthand the things that are currently weighing on the minds of company directors and CEOs. A tables list the buyer, the target and maybe the legal and banking help. Finally, after months of negotiation, you have just issued a press release announcing the signing of an acquisition agreement to sell your company at a nice premium. Until recently, director pay attracted little attention from the shareholder community.