The Corporate Secretary in a Nutshell

With ever-evolving regulations and listing requirements for Canadian publicly-traded companies, the role of the corporate secretary is indispensable. The view that a corporate secretary is just a ‘minute-taker’ and a ‘corporate book custodian’ has definitely changed over the years. Officers and directors of public companies are heavily relying on corporate secretaries to ensure that good corporate governance and best practices are implemented and aligned with the current regulations. The corporate secretary, or what we like to joke about internally as the “consigliere to the Chairman”, ensures that a company’s board follows proper procedures in advance, during and post-board meetings. It […]

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