Andrew J. MacDougall is a partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP and practices corporate and securities law, with a particular focus on mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He advises on all forms of public and private M&A transactions as well as various forms of commercial alliances including shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements. He advises boards and in-house counsel on a broad spectrum of corporate governance issues, including directors’ duties, executive compensation, shareholder engagement and shareholder meeting matters. He has a long-standing interest in corporate governance matters and has written and spoken extensively on the topic. His publication on shareholder engagement (Directors Briefing – Shareholder Engagement: Questions for Directors to Ask) which he co-authored with Robert Adamson was released in 2012 by the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ Risk Oversight and Governance Board.