Stephen Pincus and Jennifer Sernaker on "Studies show strength in governance", Investment Executive
|Area||REITs and Income Securities|
The increased scrutiny of corporate governance practices both in Canada and around the globe has not overlooked the Canadian income fund sector. And given its dramatic growth this decade, the sector has attracted much attention from the marketplace and analysts, both legal and financial, with respect to prevailing governance practices. Two recent research initiatives examining the topic in relation to legislative and regulatory guidelines confirm, to the sector’s benefit, that Canadian income fund governance compares favourably with corporations and is generally compliant.