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Canadian Public M&A Update

October 26, 2021 - 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

We invite you to join our national panel of Blakes public M&A lawyers, along with guest speaker Jason Koskela, Manager of the Office of Mergers & Acquisitions at the Ontario Securities Commission, for our annual program exploring legal developments in Canadian public mergers and acquisitions.


  • Recent MAC cases and “back-door” MACs – a comparison of differing Canadian and U.S. approaches

  • A review of recent decisions of securities regulators in contested M&A transactions

  • An update on fairness opinions

  • A discussion of other recent developments

Blakes Speakers:

Guest Speaker

  • Jason Koskela, Director, Office of Mergers & Acquisitions, Ontario Securities Commission

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
12 - 1:15 p.m. (EDT)

Mandatory Continuing Education


This program contains 1 hour and 15 minutes of Substantive content.

Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.

British Columbia
This program has been accredited for 1.25 CPD Credit Hours with The Law Society of British Columbia.