Do you take this prenuptial?

Second marriages, an inheritance from your grandmother, or sizeable retirement assets are a few of the many reasons why more and more Canadians are signing on the prenuptial dotted line. Prenuptial arrangements, while not yet the rage, are becoming more and more commonplace, explains Jim Stoffman, a Winnipeg-based lawyer with 34 years of family law[…]

Assessing the board

The board of directors is the highest governing authority within the management structure at any publicly traded company. The primary responsibility of the board is to protect the shareholders’ assets and to ensure a decent return on their investment. Yet, most investors do not take into account the importance of the board. This lack of[…]

Climate concerns are opportunities for insurers

The latest report from Lloyd’s of London — the insurer that made its name producing products for high-risk businesses — highlights the threats and opportunities climate change will present to corporations. Released on April 28, 2009, the report offers an analysis of risk and opportunity on major issues significantly impacted by climate change, including: Water,[…]