Q3 | Summer 2017
Sharpen Your Focus

Complex issues like activism and technology are bidding for your organization’s attention. Understanding them can help you stay focused in this active market.

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Spotlight on Activism
The increasingly sophisticated matrix of boards, shareholders and courts is only making activism more complex, shaping the fundamental way the boardroom operates.
Dry powder at record levels, IPOs making a forceful comeback, and emerging investment opportunities in Canada’s “green rush” have all contributed to an active H1.
Technology continues to bring opportunity and complexity in equal measure to every aspect of business, from governance and privacy to banks creating new ways to invest and transact.
Rulings in the first half of the year include those affecting how businesses address tax mistakes, how brand owners think about their trademarks, and how companies handle releases.
Current Issue
The financial services sector in Canada has shown resiliency and agility under unprecedented conditions. We share our 360-degree review of the state of an industry undergoing significant technological, operational and regulatory transformation. Here is the latest commentary from Torys.