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Michael Partridge at Osgoode's Canadian Securities Law and Practice Conference


Lawyer Michael Partridge
Area Corporate Finance and Securities


Osgoode Professional Development Centre
Toronto, Ontario

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
7:15 pm:  Mergers & Acquisitions - The Essentials and Emerging Issues

Speaker:   Michael Partridge, Partner, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • Common structures and associated rules
  • Early warning system and disclosure considerations
  • Legal structures – from the basic to the creative
  • Ethics considerations
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Standstill agreements
  • Acquisition, support and lock-up agreements
  • Going private and related party transactions
  • Fiduciary duties in change of control situations
  • Role of special committee
  • Review of Canadian hostile bid activity

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