Susan Kushneryk, a Partner at Hansell LLP, spoke at the IR Magazine Forum on April 3, 2019. She discussed corporate governance trends in Canada and the impact of amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act on investor relations.
Susan’s presentation highlights projected trends in shareholder activism, as well as calls from investors and politicians to put non-executive employees on boards. She also addressed updated proxy advisor policies among other developments. With respect to the Canada Business Corporations Act, Susan discussed the implications of full, legal majority voting for TSX-listed companies effective from June 13, 2019.