Corporate Governance

Good corporate governance is the properly coordinated result of appropriate corporate structures, compliance, best practices, proper staffing, transparency and capable management. Sound legal advice is fundamental to ensuring that these areas are appropriately addressed. Miller Thomson’s Corporate Governance Group has the expertise and resources to provide advice on board and committee structures and mandates, governance processes and policies, directors’ and officers’ duties and liabilities, the conduct of meetings, conflicts of interest, and compliance with regulatory requirements.  We can also provide governance educational services, including orientations for new board members and candidates, as well as ongoing board education and evaluation.

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....

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James Klotz and Jay Hoffman contribute to European Lawyer’s Corporate Governance

Congratulations to James Klotz and Jay Hoffman on the publication of their Canada Chapter, which appears in the newly released book Corporate Governance, a European Lawyer Reference Series. The authors gratefully acknowledge the assistance provided by their associate Mara Banack in the preparation...

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James M. Klotz is appointed Vice-Chair of the International Anti-Corruption Committee of the ABA Section of International Law.

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Jeff Thom speaks on Ensuring Legal and Ethical Conduct by the Corporation and the Board at the Federated Press seminar 15th Reinventing the Corporate Secretary Course.

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Brad Elberg and Henry Bertossi will be speaking on corporate governance at the Council of Ontario University Secretaries Fall 2013 Conference.

Brad and Henry will be speaking about university governance, the applicability of parliamentary rules, the consequences of breaking the applicable rules, and the likelihood of a court interfering where rules have been broken. This year’s conference theme is aptly titled “Rules,...

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Jennifer Bishop and Lyne Gaulin are chairing the Law Society of Upper Canada’s event “Practice Gems: Essentials of the Privately Held Company 2013” on September 26, 2013.

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Corporate Governance – International Series

Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters

Canada chapter, click here to view this publication.

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Why ‘Tone at the Top’ can be Off-Key: Some Psychology Behind Effective Compliance Programs

Management Ethics, Fall/Winter 2013, 3-5

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The Anti-Corruption Dilemma for Canadian Companies

The 2013 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

Just how far must companies go to comply with the law?

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Canadian Companies that Operate Abroad Beware … the Mounties are Coming

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Directors’ and Officers’ Liability Best Practices Guidelines

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Recent Developments in Canadian Corporate Law

Lexpert

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Orla Mining and Pershimco Resources complete merger

Counsel to Primary Capital Inc., financial advisor to the Special Committee of Pershimco Resources Inc.

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SnipGold acquired by Seabridge Gold by way of plan of arrangement

Counsel to Primary Capital Inc., financial advisor to the special committee of the Board of Directors of SnipGold Corp.

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Nighthawk Gold completes acquisition of Superior Copper

Counsel to Primary Capital Inc., exclusive financial advisor of the Special Committee of Superior Copper Corporation

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Dundee Precious Metals acquires Avala Resources

Counsel to Primary Capital, financial advisor to the special committee of Avala Resources

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Oban completes business combination with NioGold

Counsel to Primary Capital Inc., financial advisor to the Special Committee of Oban Mining

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Corporate Governance - Jurisdictional Comparisons

Jay Hoffman and James Klotz of Miller Thomson LLP author the Canada chapter of Corporate Governance – Jurisdictional Comparisons (Thomson Reuters, 2013)

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