CLE-TV: Advanced Securities 2019 Series

Course Date: May 1, 2019

Total: 6h 16min

May 1, 2019
Securities Case Law Update

  • key cases
  • analysis and trends
  • effects on practice

Fred R. Pletcher Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver
Leo Raffin McMillan LLP, Vancouver

May 15, 2019
Listing with the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE)

  • introduction to the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE)
  • pre-listing issues
  • structuring the transaction
  • the listing process
  • post-listing obligations
  • US companies and the OTC

Jamie Litchen Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Toronto
Daniel M. Miller Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Vancouver
Anna Serin Director, Listings Development – Vancouver, Canadian Securities Exchange, Vancouver

May 22, 2019
Takeover Bids

  • key elements of the takeover bid process
  • early warning system & bid integration rules
  • insider trading rules and toehold acquisitions
  • defensive tactics
  • case study on Nevsun Resources Ltd.

Steven McKoen, QC Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Vancouver
Sarfaz Visram Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, BMO Capital Markets, Toronto

May 29, 2019
Shortselling Reports

  • short seller's strategy
  • responding to an attack
  • legal paths
  • case studies, including Asanko Gold Inc., Silvercorp Metals Inc., Aphrial Inc., Shopify Inc., and more

Alan Bayless, ICD.D  Longview Communications Inc., Vancouver
Teresa Tomchak Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP, Vancouver

June 12, 2019
Regulatory Update

  • CSA updates, including cannabis, cryptocurrency, promotional activity, and coming national systems changes
  • TSX/TSXV market update, cannabis sector, and crytocurrency sector updates
  • TSX/TSXV personal information forms and promotional expenditures

David Babstock Senior Manager, Listed Issuer Services, Toronto Stock Exchange, Vancouver
Charlotte P. Bell  Senior Policy Counsel, TMX Group, Vancouver
John Hinze  Director, Corporate Finance, BC Securities Commission, Vancouver

June 19, 2019
Political Risk Disclosure

Karen L.M. Carteri Nathanson Schachter & Thompson LLP, Vancouver
Amandeep Sandhu Zargar Lawyers + Business Strategists, Vancouver