Program Chair(s)

Andrew Foley

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (New York)

This intensive program provides an in-depth overview of U.S. securities law and is a must-attend program for Canadian securities professionals. Don’t rely on picking up U.S. regulatory requirements on a piecemeal “as-needed” basis! Get a comprehensive and up-to-date foundation in the key issues in U.S. securities law. Leading U.S. and Canadian securities law experts will deliver practical information and explore key issues in American securities law. This is a rare opportunity to learn from top U.S. securities lawyers and have your questions answered by those who practice in this area every day, while also benefiting from Canadian practitioners’ perspectives on what is important for you to know.

The program content is suitable for both experienced professionals looking to expand and refresh their knowledge, as well as newer practitioners building a critical foundation in this demanding regulatory environment.

Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.

What You’ll Learn

A comparison between U.S. and Canadian securities law

The role, composition, organization and division of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

What Canadian issuers need to know about private placement techniques

Registration of public offerings and form requirements

Mergers and acquisitions considerations in the context of U.S. corporate and securities law

Responsibilities of Canadian and U.S. counsel in cross-border securities transactions, and interactions between them

Rules and regulations pertaining to securities intermediaries

Recent trends in U.S. securities class action litigation

Overview of recent U.S. enforcement actions

Who Should Attend

Lawyers practicing in

  • M&A
  • Corporate finance
  • Securities
  • Corporate Securities

Corporate Executives

In-house counsel

Government and regulatory professionals

Compliance professionals


Program Chair

Andrew Foley

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP (New York)



 View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Recorded: Nov 5, 2020

$795 + HST

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CPD Hours
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Professionalism 50m
Total6h 50m

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