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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.
September 23, 2019
Canada’s dynamic, must-attend CPA event of the year is heading to Montréal with the theme of innovation for sustainability.
October 28, 2019
If you’re a senior financial professional in the public sector or work for a not-for-profit that follows PSAB standards, this annual event in the nation’s capital is the place to be.
November 7, 2019
Join CPA Canada’s Financial Literacy Program in Ottawa, our nation’s capital, as we look at the trends changing the economic landscape and how they will affect how Canadians manage their money.