Part Two: What’s New in the World of Securities Litigation?
Please note that this program will be delivered in English.
The COVID-19 pandemic and its related challenges have shaped the development of legal issues and trends in securities litigation, which continue to evolve at a rapid pace. Areas of particular interest in 2020 were contested transactions, regulatory changes and several developments in securities class action law, particularly in Quebec.
Join Blakes national Securities Litigation team as they discuss these trends and developments and their practical implications.
Following the presentation, there will be a 10-minute Q&A session.
This live webcast will cover the following topics:
Top contested transactions of 2020, and predictions and strategic considerations for 2021 and beyond
The strengthening of investor protections proposed by the Canadian Securities Administrators and their impact on the investment industry
Recent decisions considering the level of scrutiny to be applied by Quebec courts in securities class actions
Alyssa Duke, Partner, Calgary
Jenna Green, Associate, Vancouver
Alexandra Luchenko, Partner, Vancouver
Ryan Morris, Partner, Toronto
- Simon Seida, Partner, Montréal
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
1 – 2 p.m. (EST)
Mandatory Continuing Education
This program contains 1 hour 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.
This program has been accredited for 1 CPD Credit Hour(s) with The Law Society of British Columbia.
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.
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