Securities Fundamentals: Plans of Arrangement 2013


Course Date: December 3, 2013

Total: 5h 6min

Welcome and Introduction

Geoffrey M. Sherrott — Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver

Plans of Arrangement: A Primer

  • what is a plan of arrangement?
  • why would you do one?
  • what are the key steps involved?
Lucy H. Schilling — DuMoulin Black LLP, Vancouver

Plans of Arrangement: A Step-by-Step Guide

  • dealing with the corporate aspects 
  • dealing with the courts
  • strategies for document management and financial statements
  • what do the regulators want?
  • practice tips and strategies
Sean K. Boyle — Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Vancouver
Michael Moretto Manager, Corporate Disclosure, BC Securities Commission, Vancouver
Marina Noorpour — Project Manager, Corporate Actions, Computershare, Vancouver
Darlene Rodgers General Manager, Client Services, Computershare, Vancouver
Lucy H. Schilling — DuMoulin Black LLP, Vancouver
Geoffrey M. Sherrott — Edwards, Kenny & Bray LLP, Vancouver
Katherine H. Tang — Boughton Law Corporation, Vancouver

Networking Break 

Plans of Arrangement: A Step-by-Step Guide (cont'd)

  • dealing with the corporate aspects 
  • dealing with the courts
  • strategies for document management and financial statements
  • what do the regulators want?
  • practice tips and strategies

Questions

Networking Lunch

British Columbia Securities Commission

  • an update on policies
  • practice tips
Larissa M. Streu — Senior Legal Counsel, Corporate Finance, British Columbia Securities Commission, Vancouver 

TSX Venture Exchange

  • plan of arrangement considerations
  • an update on policies
  • practice tips
Zafar Khan — Policy Counsel, Listed Issuer Services, TSX Venture Exchange, Vancouver

Networking Break 

Professional Responsibility and Ethical Issues for Securities Lawyers

  • ethical issues that securities lawyers face
  • what would/should you do?
Dwight D. Dee — Miller Thomson LLP, Vancouver
Henry C. Wood, QC Beach Avenue Barristers, Vancouver 

Closing Questions and Comments