The role of a special committee

Governance, Activism and Investigations Webinar Series

2 GERMAN minute read
28 Mai 2021

In our first webinar in the series, we focused on special committees and the role they play within an organization. Calgary partner Greg Peterson led a panel discussion to address a number of issues facing Canadian company C-levels, including: 

  • When to establish a special committee
  • Who should serve as members
  • The compensation of committee members
  • The responsibilities of the committee members and chair
  • How to properly govern a special committee
  • The relationship between the special committee and the board of directors and management


  • Greg Peterson - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Kathleen Ritchie - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Cyndi Laval - Partner, Gowling WLG
  • Cameron Crawford - Special Committee, Rocky Mountain Equipment

*This program is eligible for up to 1 hour of  substantive CPD credits with the LSO and LSBC, and may be eligible for up to 1 hour of CPD/CLE credits in other jurisdictions. If you require a certificate please contact Shannon Wadsworth.

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