Trevor Zeyl

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The Globalization of Shareholder Activism

The shareholder activist arena has traditionally been within the U.S. capital markets, where a history of public and high-profile activist campaigns has resulted in the establishment of well-known activist players and has led to the rise of proxy advisors and solicitors.  Canada has witnessed both U.S. and domestic players becoming increasingly involved in activist campaigns … Continue reading

Rethinking “Good” Corporate Governance

Walied Soliman and Orestes Pasparakis, co-chairs of our Canadian Special Situations Team, recently authored an opinion piece in the National Post’s FP Comment section on “good” corporate governance . They argue that the emphasis Canadian companies place on good corporate governance is being misconstrued as an end in itself. The focus of the corporation is, or … Continue reading