Toronto

Jackie Cheung Managing Director - Governance & Strategy

About

Jackie is Managing Director, Governance & Strategy at Morrow Sodali. Prior to Morrow Sodali’s acquisition of Gryphon Advisors Inc., Jackie was Senior Vice President, Governance at FrontLine Advisors Inc., a Canadian-based full-service corporate governance and special situations consultancy which was a subsidiary of Gryphon Advisors Inc.

Jackie’s practice focuses on complex shareholder matters related to corporate governance, ESG, shareholder activism, M&A, and shareholder sensitive executive compensation matters. As an expert in compensation-related shareholder matters, Jackie has advised on the most high-profiled Say-on-Pay turn-around situations in Canada. Having assessed numerous Say on Pay and equity plan proposals, his approach to assisting companies on navigating the complexities of the proxy advisory firm landscape has resulted in the effective execution of numerous tailored shareholder engagement campaigns that have led to successful shareholder meetings.

As an experienced practitioner in the shareholder activism space, Jackie has advised on over 50 Canadian and global contested critical situations. He has represented both activist shareholders and corporate issuers in some of the largest proxy contests in Canada, including most recently, Sandpiper Group’s shareholder action against Artis REIT, K2 & Associates Investment Management’s shareholder action against GT Gold Corp., a concerned shareholder’s opposition against GMP Capital Inc.’s transaction with Richardson GMP, Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s defense against Cation Capital and FrontFour Capital Group and Sandpiper Group’s shareholder action against Granite REIT.

Prior to joining FrontLine Advisors Inc., Jackie was a Vice President leading the governance and compensation advisory team at Kingsdale Advisors. He was also formerly a member of the Canadian executive compensation team at Towers Watson Canada.

Jackie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business. 

Insights

29 Aug 2022 ESG Pulse: Upcoming CBCA Changes - Proxy Implications and Considerations - (Canada)

Morrow Sodali summarizes the salient points for issuers, counsel, board members, and their advisors related to the CBCA amendments.

Toronto

Jackie Cheung Managing Director - Governance & Strategy

About

Jackie is Managing Director, Governance & Strategy at Morrow Sodali. Prior to Morrow Sodali’s acquisition of Gryphon Advisors Inc., Jackie was Senior Vice President, Governance at FrontLine Advisors Inc., a Canadian-based full-service corporate governance and special situations consultancy which was a subsidiary of Gryphon Advisors Inc.

Jackie’s practice focuses on complex shareholder matters related to corporate governance, ESG, shareholder activism, M&A, and shareholder sensitive executive compensation matters. As an expert in compensation-related shareholder matters, Jackie has advised on the most high-profiled Say-on-Pay turn-around situations in Canada. Having assessed numerous Say on Pay and equity plan proposals, his approach to assisting companies on navigating the complexities of the proxy advisory firm landscape has resulted in the effective execution of numerous tailored shareholder engagement campaigns that have led to successful shareholder meetings.

As an experienced practitioner in the shareholder activism space, Jackie has advised on over 50 Canadian and global contested critical situations. He has represented both activist shareholders and corporate issuers in some of the largest proxy contests in Canada, including most recently, Sandpiper Group’s shareholder action against Artis REIT, K2 & Associates Investment Management’s shareholder action against GT Gold Corp., a concerned shareholder’s opposition against GMP Capital Inc.’s transaction with Richardson GMP, Crescent Point Energy Corp.’s defense against Cation Capital and FrontFour Capital Group and Sandpiper Group’s shareholder action against Granite REIT.

Prior to joining FrontLine Advisors Inc., Jackie was a Vice President leading the governance and compensation advisory team at Kingsdale Advisors. He was also formerly a member of the Canadian executive compensation team at Towers Watson Canada.

Jackie holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Schulich School of Business. 

Insights

29 Aug 2022 ESG Pulse: Upcoming CBCA Changes - Proxy Implications and Considerations - (Canada)

Morrow Sodali summarizes the salient points for issuers, counsel, board members, and their advisors related to the CBCA amendments.