Tag Archives: Governance

Cannabis and corporate governance: time for grow ops to grow up?

Since the legalization of recreational cannabis on October 17, 2018, the Canadian cannabis industry has experienced a significant boom. In its 2018 Cannabis Report, Deloitte predicted that legal sales of marijuana are expected to generate up to $4.34 billion in … Continue reading

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What Happens When the CEO or the Face of the Business Is a Risk? #MeToo and Corporate Governance

Hundreds of men have resigned or been terminated after allegations of sexual misconduct or assault. Just last week, celebrity chef/former TV star Mario Batali and the founder of British retailer Ted Baker were forced to sell their interests or step… … Continue reading

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The Importance of Corporate Governance in Cannabis Companies

Every year the Globe and Mail’s Report on Business ranks governance of Canada’s corporate boards in the “Board Games“. In the recently published 2018 edition, the boards of directors of 242 companies and trusts in the S&P/TSX index were assessed. … Continue reading

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Democracy is not an appropriate metaphor for corporate governance

There is an interesting new paper on shareholder proposals, about which I will have more to say in future posts. At the moment , however, this passage caught my eye: Corporations are often compared… [[ This is a content summary … Continue reading

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Corporate Governance in Emerging Markets

Posted by Subodh Mishra, Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc., on Sunday, February 24, 2019 Editor's Note: Subodh Mishra is Executive Director at Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc. This post is based on an ISS paper by Kosmas Papadopoulos, Managing Editor and Executive … Continue reading

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