• FAQ - Notice of Shareholder Meetings
  • April 25, 2017
  • Law Firm: Houser Henry Syron LLP - Toronto Office
  • Shareholders meetings can be a mundane part of corporate governance. They are often seen as serving little purpose, particularly among closely held, privately owned corporations. However, as with many things, it is hard to grasp the importance of a procedure until something has gone wrong. Shareholders meetings are an essential part of corporate governance and the failure to properly give notice of such meetings can have severe consequences . Accordingly, all directors and shareholders should be aware of how to effectively call and operate a shareholders meeting. This article is the first in a three part series about shareholders meetings and the subsequent right of dissent. This article will focus on how to provide proper notice of a shareholders meeting.