Program Chair(s)

Grant Vingoe

Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Securities Commission

Heather Zordel

Gardiner Roberts LLP

The regulation of Canadian securities is complex and evolving.

To succeed, you need a firm foundation in all the key areas of practice, and sound knowledge of the diverse web of rules and regulations.

Stay current and build comprehensive expertise in securities law in this intensive course, developed and delivered by leaders in Canadian securities law.

What you’ll Learn

You will gain you a practical and thorough understanding of the essential aspects of Canadian securities law and practice, covering:

Principal elements of securities regulation across Canada

Types of securities that can be offered through private placements

Overview of exemption criteria for private placements across Canada

Current and emerging trends in securities litigation and enforcement

Preparing the documentation for a public offering: key considerations

Public mergers and acquisitions – arrangements and new rules for takeover bids

Corporate governance: best practices for public companies

Ethics and professionalism in securities law practice

Regulatory updates and future directions in securities practice


Aaron Atkinson

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Sarah Bradley

Ombudsman and CEO, Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments

Keith R. Chatwin

Stikeman Elliott LLP

Mary G. Condon

Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School

Alex Gorka

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Naizam Kanji

General Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission

Brian Koscak

Executive Vice President, Head of Business & Legal Affairs, Creative Wealth Media Lending Inc.

Stacey Long

Senior Legal Counsel, AUM Law

Michael Partridge

Goodmans LLP

Leila Rafi

McMillan LLP

Lawrence Ritchie

Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Richard Roskies

Senior Legal Counsel, AUM Law

Johanna Superina

Deputy Director, Enforcement Branch, Ontario Securities Commission

Philippe Tardif

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Sean Vanderpol

Stikeman Elliott LLP

John Wilkin

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Rachel Young

Senior Litigation Counsel, Enforcement Branch, Ontario Securities Commission


Canadian Securities Law and Practice

“Excellent subject matter, timely, informed and articulate.”

Who Should Attend

Junior and mid-level associates practicing in corporate and securities law

Lawyers who want to develop their securities law expertise


Investment dealers and advisors

Corporate executives

Finance officers

Civil litigators who practice securities litigation


View the 2022 program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.


Available course sections

Recorded: Jan 26, 2022

$1,495 + Tax

Printable Registration Form

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“Is financial assistance or funding available?”

As law evolves, we know how important it is to stay up to date. We also understand the financial implications of continuously upgrading your professional skills and knowledge. For more information on available options, including Job Grants, OSAP, please visit:

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CPD and Accreditation

OsgoodePD is an accredited provider with the LSO, the Law Society of BC and NY CLE Board. Select your location to view the eligible hours you may claim.

CPD Hours
Contact us for inquiries about other provinces.
Substantive11h 15m
Professionalism1h 45m

Are you reporting hours from a previous date?

View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.

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Deeper Learning Opportunities


Are you a law graduate or an executive/senior professional with at least 5 years of specialized experience? Consider a full-time or part-time LLM degree.

Securities Law

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Single Course Enrollment

Do you have an LLB/JD? Consider taking a single LLM course for deeper learning in a specific area of practice – all credits will apply towards a Professional LLM.

Frequently Asked Questions

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