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Part One – Securities Litigation Update: Trends and Challenges in the Age of COVID-19

Part One – Securities Litigation Update: Trends and Challenges in the Age of COVID-19
May 5, 2021 - 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Part One: A Conversation with Securities Regulators

Please note that this program will be delivered in English.

Securities enforcement is evolving to address new challenges in the current market. Join Blakes Partners Andrea Laing, Renee Reichelt and Sean Boyle as they host our guest panelists Claude Baril, Director of Enforcement and Market Regulation, Montreal Exchange, Regulatory Division, Cynthia Campbell, Director of Enforcement, Alberta Securities Commission and Jeff Kehoe, Director of Enforcement, Ontario Securities Commission for a discussion about trends and developments in the enforcement landscape from the regulator’s perspective.  

Following the presentation, there will be a 10-minute Q&A session.

Topics

This live webcast will cover the following topics:

  • Enforcement priorities

  • Social media and market manipulation

  • How securities enforcement is adapting in the wake of COVID-19

 For more information on Part 2 of our series, please click here

Blakes Speakers: 

​Guest Speakers: 

  • Claude Baril, Director, Enforcement and Market Regulation, Montreal Exchange, Regulatory Division

  • Cynthia J. Campbell, Director, Enforcement, Alberta Securities Commission

  • Jeff Kehoe, Director, Enforcement, Ontario Securities Commission 

When 

Wednesday, May 5, 2021
1 – 2 p.m. (EST)
Webcast

​Mandatory Continuing Education

Ontario
This program contains 15 minutes of Professionalism content and 45 minutes of Substantive content.

Quebec
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 CPD Credit Hour(s) with The Law Society of British Columbia.

New York
Blake, Cassels & Graydon (U.S.) LLP has been certified by the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board as an Accredited Provider of continuing legal education (CLE) in the State of New York. This seminar is appropriate for newly admitted and/or experienced attorneys and has been accredited for 1 hour of CLE credit.