Canadian Securities Law Update - 2007, Strategies for Dealing with a Changing Landscape, Critical Regulatory and Case Law Updates
New case law and regulatory developments have occurred that will significantly impact securities law practice in Canada. The need to stay up-to-date with the latest industry developments has never been more critical.
- The Sears Canada decision, until resolved on appeal, leaves the test for disclosure and the use of "lock up" agreements unsettled in M&A transactions.
- The Ashton Mining decision raises questions about collateral benefits.
- Does the recent OSC ruling in Falconbridge bring Canadian corporations closer to their U.S. counterparts in "poison pill" defences?
- In the US, the SEC's new proxy disclosure rules will take effect on November 7, 2007 and a host of Canadian companies will be impacted by these new disclosure controls.
To address these and other critical issues, this one day Osgoode Professional Development program brings together an exceptional faculty of securities law practitioners and market regulators. They will give you up-to-the-minute information and practical insights into the implications of new developments. You'll also get informed views on trends and enforcement hotspots. There will be plenty of opportunity for questions and discussion.