13 nov. 2019 - Traduction en cours. Staff of the securities regulatory authorities in Ontario, British Columbia, Québec, New Brunswick, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Nova Scotia (collectively, Staff) has released CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 51-359 ‒ Corporate Governance Related Disclosure Expectations for Reporting...
Innovative Tools for Convenient and Transparent Disclosure and Effective Engagement
Chapter 8 of Davies Governance Insights 2019
Traduction en cours.
Market participants are increasingly calling on public companies to provide more transparent and convenient information. In this chapter, we explore how Canadian public companies can meet these expectations by making their communication (including and beyond traditional continuous disclosure documents) and engagement practices both clearer and more user-friendly. Through our review of all TSX 60 issuers’ corporate websites, we identify principal barriers to having a user-friendly and effective website, and provide practical tools to optimize usability and stakeholder engagement. More generally, we discuss how leveraging a company website, making use of notice-and-access, hosting hybrid-virtual meetings and making (appropriate) use of social media outlets all provide enhanced opportunities for a company to more effectively convey its strategy and business plans, and foster long-term viability.
This chapter appears in the 2019 edition of Davies Governance Insights, our comprehensive annual report on the trends and issues most important to Canadian public companies.
8 nov. 2019 - La Cour du Québec (la « Cour ») a rendu jugement1 le 4 novembre 2019 à l’égard de l’appel d’une décision du Tribunal administratif du Québec (le « TAQ ») logé par Bloom Lake General Partner Limited (la « minière »). Puisque la Cour a souligné que son jugement fait en sorte qu’il existe maintenant une...