Shareholder Activism in Canada: Strategies, Tactics and Trends

January 27, 2020

Shareholder activism in Canada continues to evolve, with a broad range of tactics and defenses available and with participation from domestic and other investors. This important trend was recently discussed by Stikeman Elliott’s Philip Henderson and Ramandeep Grewal in a Q&A-style Practical Law publication entitled Shareholders’ Rights in Private and Public Companies.

Topics covered include the following:

  • Shareholder rights under Canadian laws;
  • Goals of shareholder activism;
  • Strategies of activist shareholders in Canada;
  • Legal and regulatory tools available to activist shareholders;
  • Red flags and preventative steps for companies;
  • Responding to activism when it happens;
  • Trends and developments.

Stikeman Elliott is pleased to be able to make this publication available for downloading.

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