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U.S. Securities Law - What Canadian Practitioners Need to Know

January 29, 2007
Downtown Toronto Conference Center, 1 Dundas St. W., 26th Floor
Toronto, Canada

This intensive course will give you a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of U.S. securities regulation. Topics include:

  • Comparison between Canadian and U.S. securities legislation and regulation
  • Recent regulatory developments in the U.S securities industry
  • The role of the Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Canadian income trust offerings by U.S. companies
  • Private placement techniques
  • Continuous reporting obligations
  • Registration of public offerings and form requirements
  • Employee stock purchase plans and blue-sky requirements
  • The effect of SOX and Canadian/U.S. differences
  • How the role of the SEC and Canadian securities commissions differ in a contested takeover
  • Trends and developments in U.S. securities litigation and class actions

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