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Fall 2017

Published quarterly by Chartered Secretaries Canada, a professional organization of corporate secretaries, governance officers and executive administrators, this magazine provides insightful information on issues relevant to corporate secretaries and individuals interested in legal, tax, accounting, investment, financial or other professional advice.


Individuals (especially members) are encouraged to submit articles for publication. Guidelines, editorial advice and assistance are available from the Editorial Office.

Publication of a submitted article is subject to a stringent peer review panel and thus not guaranteed.The Editorial Committee reserves the right to edit material published for length and clarity. Articles written primarily to promote a specific product or service will not be accepted.

In this issue, you will find the following articles:


  • Nominee Directors by Paul Dubal, FCIS, P.Adm.
  • Corporate Group Structures: The Good, the Bad and Implementingthe Optimal Structure by Darren Pereira, Partner, and Sarah Butler, Senior Associate, Holding Redlich
  • How To Build The Pipeline For Executive Succession by Lucy McClements
  • Michelle Demers, FCIS, P. Adm., Acc.Dir. ICSA Canada President

Corporate Secretary

  • Canadian Big Banks Adopt First Proxy Access Policies: Is Proxy Access a Solution in Need of a Problem? by Jennifer F. Longhurst

Risk Management

  • Floodgates Now Opened? SCC Rules on Personal Liability of Directors for Oppressive Conduct by Kym Stasiuk

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