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Sheldon Freeman at the Canadian Institute’s 11th Annual In-House Counsel Congress


Lawyer Sheldon Freeman
Area Corporate Finance and Securities



November 22, 2007
1:45  Working with Special Committees:  The Crucial Role of In-House Counsel

Speaker:  Sheldon Freeman, Goodmans LLP

This session will cover:

  • When and why should a Special Committee be considered?
    • Transaction
    • Investigation
  • What should internal counsel do when a Special Committee is required?
  • What is the role of internal counsel in the composition of the Special Committee?
  • How should the Special Committee, board, management and Counsel interact?
  • What is the role of:
    • Internal counsel
    • Regular external counsel
    • Counsel to the Special Committee
  • What role does internal counsel have with financial advisor?
  • How do things change in a litigation context?
  • Practical tips for an effective process

The Canadian Institute’s 11th Annual In-House Counsel Congress
November 22-23, 2007
The Sutton Place Hotel, Toronto

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