Corporate governance practices continue to attract increased scrutiny from regulators, stakeholders, the media and observers. Our panel of experts will discuss best practices in discharging directors' duties and strategies for minimizing the risks associated with those responsibilities.
Join Bennett Jones and our expert panel:
Alan Gardner, Partner and Chair, Securities Litigation Group
Jeff Leon, Partner and Co-Chair, Litigation Group
Jesslyn Maurier, Associate, Corporate Commercial Group
Barry Reiter, Partner and Chair, Corporate Governance Group
Eric Hoaken, Partner, Lax O'Sullivan Scott Lisus LLP
Riyaz Lalani, Chief Executive Officer, Bayfield Strategy
for a BJA substantive series course which will focus on:
- Proxy contests: avoiding them, anticipating them and fighting them to win;
- Hostile takeover bids: role of the target board and consideration of recent developments in defensive tactics;
- Building a great board: who do you want on the board, how do you find them, board and director evaluation, and considerations relevant to candidates who may be asked to serve on a board or may wish to resign from one; and
- Internal investigations: when are they advisable and how to manage them.
This event is also being offered as a WebEx webinar.
Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Registration/Buffet Lunch: 12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Course: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Place: Bennett Jones' Toronto Office, 1 First Canadian Place, 100 King Street West, 34th Floor, Toronto ON M5X 1A4
CPD Credit Information
Total CPD: 1.5 credit toward substantive hours;
For more information on the session or to attend, please contact Sorcha Clifford at 416.777.6505 or CliffordS@bennettjones.com.