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Brad Ross and Chris Sunstrum at Insight's 10th Annual Business Law and Practice Conference


Lawyer Brad Ross, Chris Sunstrum
Area Corporate Finance and Securities


February 29 - March 2, 2012
St. Andrew's Club and Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Speaker:  Brad Ross, Partner, Goodmans LLP

11:15 am:  Mergers and Takeovers – Practical Tips from the Trenches

This session will cover:

  • Complex deal structures
  • Roles and responsibilities – lawyer, law clerk, assistant
  • Key documents
  • File and document management
  • Client relationship, perspective and priorities
  • Dispute and conflict resolution
  • Closing the M&A deal
  • Ethical and fiduciary duties
  • Post closing considerations 

Friday, March 2, 2012

Speaker:  Chris Sunstrum, Goodmans LLP

10:45:  Continuous Disclosure Requirements and Reporting Obligations - Reducing Risk

This session will cover:

  • Why disclosure matters and the need for timely andaccurate filings
  • Materiality and why reporting material changes matters
  • Governance policies and executive compensation
        proxy Solicitation and Information Circular
  • Business acquisitions, material contracts and documents
    that impact shareholder rights
  • Audit and disclosure committees and policies Insider reporting and SEDI – filing and reporting requirements
  • Public company compliance and the securities law clerk
       best practices