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Canada -- Looking for a Few More Good People: Why Independent Directors are in Short Supply

Governance issues to expect in 2018 Today, Giffen’s brand of independence is in high demand; he routinely declines appointments, and he isn’t the only one. The rise of shareholder activism has heavily leaned on independent directors. More stakeholder involvement has led to more disputes, which in turn has increased the burden on independents called upon to mediate those disputes...

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