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John Keefe at the Canadian Institute's 22nd Annual Securities Superconference

October-23-2012

Area Corporate Finance and Securities, Litigation

Details

October 23 - 24, 2012
InterContinental Toronto Yorkville
Toronto, Ontario
 

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Speaker:  John Keefe, Partner, Goodmans LLP 

9:00 am:  Meeting the Regulatory Demands of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act for Canadian and Cross-Listed Companies
 
This session will cover:
 
  • Best practices in compliance for foreign private issuers
  • Learning how to manage the reporting and registration requirements imposed by Dodd-Frank
  • Ensuring compliance with domestic and international rules
     

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Speaker: Goodmans LLP

9:15 am:  National and International Trends in the Buoyant M&A Market

Close-Up:  Keeping Pace with Evolving Defensive Tactics and Understanding the Proposed Treatment of Poison Pills

The OSC is considering withdrawing from regulating poison pills, and may propose a rule based system to address in what circumstances pills are permitted to stay in place as an appropriate defensive tactic. The new developments would be a huge break with over 20 years of case law and treatment of poison pills. In this session, you will learn how to strategically prepare for the proposed changes.

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