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Jon Northup at Osgoode’s 4th Annual M&A Skills Bootcamp


Lawyer Jon Northup
Area Mergers and Acquisitions


April 11 - 12, 2011
Osgoode Professional Development
Downtown Toronto Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario

Monday, April 11, 2011
1:00 pm:  Structuring the Deal

Speaker:  Jon Northup, Partner, Goodmans LLP

Experienced counsel will walk you through the basic forms of transactions that you are likely to encounter, including the securities law issues and tax implications for each type of deal.

Factors to consider when structuring the deal:

  • How to anticipate timing issues, logistical difficulties and negotiation challenges, as well as business and legal issues
  • What forms can a transaction take and how do they differ?
    • share/asset purchases
    • take-over bids
    • amalgamations
    • plans of arrangement
  • Securities issues impacting the transactions
  • How do tax factors influence the choice of transaction structure?

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