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Learn to exercise governance in an environment where the nature and degree of control exercised by a single shareholder is unlike any other.
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Being a director of a controlled company can be a unique governance experience. Companies can benefit from having a controlling shareholder. It can be a stabilizing influence, making the company relatively immune, for example, to the pressures of transient, short-term investors. However, a high level of shareholder control is not without risk and these risks can be alleviated by sound corporate governance.
Controlled Companies Briefing: Questions for Directors to Ask examines the role and responsibilities of a board member in this type of organization. It highlights how the board’s typical roles can be different in a controlled company.
It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.