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Getting Ready for Proxy Season: Key Developments in Corporate Governance and Shareholder Activism

November 29, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

We invite you to join us as we review recent trends and regulatory developments that are influencing public-company corporate governance and shareholder activism in the Canadian market.


  • Getting ready for your annual shareholders’ meeting

  • Virtual meetings in a post-pandemic world

  • Lessons from recent proxy contests

  • Proxy contests and contested M&A

  • New guidance from proxy advisors

  • "Say on Climate" trends

  • New board diversity initiatives and disclosure requirements

  • Other trends in corporate governance


Monday, November 29, 2021
12 - 1:15 p.m. (ET)

Mandatory Continuing Education


This program contains 1 hour and 15 minutes of Substantive content.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1.25 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia.