IR Leader
October 10, 2017
Do you know an IRO who would benefit from networking with industry peers from across Canada? If you do, you can save $100!

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To learn more, visit CIRI’s Refer a Friend Program.  

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Big Data: Innovation In Investing

Many organizations in Canada, including private equity firms, pension funds and institutional investors, claim to be employing data analytics strategies for their investments. But many, if not most of these companies have mission statements at best, conflating the fact that any analysis of digital information is considered deep data analytics, which is not the case.

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Regulators Release New Findings and Trends on Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions

The securities regulatory authorities in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon (the participating jurisdictions) today published CSA Multilateral Staff Notice 58-309 Staff Review of Women on Boards and in Executive Officer Positions – Compliance with NI 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices.

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Divergent Regulatory Approaches to Cryptocurrency Offerings: Developments in Canada, the United States and China

The issuance of cryptocurrency has become more common as a capital raising mechanism, which has caused considerable attention to be paid to cryptocurrency offerings by both the investing public and the governmental authorities responsible for securities regulation in various jurisdictions around the world.

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Canadian Big Banks Adopt First Proxy Access Policies: Is Proxy Access a Solution in Need of a Problem?

Proxy access has now arrived in Canada, at least for big banks. However, many continue to question the necessity or appropriateness of proxy access in Canada, suggesting that for most public companies proxy access may be a solution in need of a problem.

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Davies Governance Insights 2017

Davies Governance Insights 2017 provides analysis of the top governance trends and issues important to Canadian boards, senior management and governance observers.

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Speak to Your Investor's Sustainable Urge

There's a bit of a disconnect between how executives and investors view sustainability strategies. While three-quarters of investors think sustainability performance should be considered in investment decisions, executives haven't gotten the message.

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Do Shareholders Win When Activists Win?

New research suggests that investors do better when management shows some backbone.

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OSC Staff Notice 51-728 Corporate Finance Branch 2016-2017 Annual Report

This report provides an overview of the Branch's operational and policy work during the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017 (fiscal 2017) and gives guidance in certain areas. The report is intended for individuals and entities we regulate, their advisors, as well as investors.

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Bridging the Gap in Sustainability

Investors actually care more about sustainability issues than many executives believe.

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