Canadian Director Protection and Small Business: Piercing the Corporate Veil

One of the often discussed benefits of incorporation is ‘limited liability’ that was intended to protect individual directors, officers and shareholders from personal liability, (just for the insurance haters out there - no our industry was not the first to gain such coveted statues….but we did get it in 1862.) While this migh...
Posted: 3/28/2014 9:28:14 AM by MSI

Foreign Corruption and Director Liability Risk in Canada

There have been few cases under Canada’s 14 yr old CFPOA – Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act -  but the risk, to Canadian companies and their directors and executive management, of an investigation is getting far more press now than only a few years ago. Corporate Canada is not exactly widely known for disclosure and tr...
Posted: 1/10/2014 5:41:52 PM by MSI

The Dangers of Spam

Posted: 12/4/2013 11:11:11 AM by MSI

Study Shows Cyber Risk is a Growing Concern

Based on a global survey of over 500 executives, Lloyd’s Risk Index is calculated to show the top risks for businesses. Cyber risk has jumped from the 12th spot on the list of risks for businesses in 2011 to the third spot in 2013. Surprisingly, business leaders still remain unaware of just how devastating this kind of attack can be. T...
Posted: 12/4/2013 11:06:02 AM by MSI

Mitchell Sandham attends DesignThinkers 2013

Mitchell Sandham was excited to be a participant at the 2013 RGD DesignThinkers Conference last week.  It was a huge success with over 1,500 attendees.  Our booth was visited by many attendees to review the insurance program we have in place for RGD members.  Mitchell Sandham is an experienced insurance broker specializing in liab...
Posted: 11/15/2013 11:10:19 AM by MSI

The Case of the Missing Laptop

An employee at a small accounting firm took home her office laptop to do some work over the weekend. But an ill-fated stop at the mall left her with a broken car window, a stolen laptop and exposed more than 120,000 people’s personal records. Her firm had been helping several large hospitals with their audits, and their patients’ pro...
Posted: 10/10/2013 10:25:37 AM by MSI

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