Andrew J. MacDougall

Andrew specializes in corporate governance, executive compensation and shareholder activist matters. He leads the Osler corporate governance practice, advising on director duties, director and officer insurance and indemnification, stakeholder engagement, disclosure and other governance matters.

He was a staff member of the Toronto Stock Exchange Report on Corporate Governance, served on the Risk Oversight and Governance Board of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and is now an inaugural fellow of the American College of Governance Counsel. Andrew also co-chairs the Osler executive compensation practice, advising on plan design, drafting and disclosure, corporate and securities regulatory requirements and corporate governance aspects.

Andrew is also a leader in shareholder activist matters at Osler, having represented both activists and corporate clients that have been targeted. He is a frequent writer, speaker and commentator on new developments. He co-authored the leading Canadian publication on shareholder engagement, a directors briefing on shareholder engagement released in 2012, as well as the comprehensive Osler report on gender diversity disclosure by TSX-listed companies.