Program Chair

John Wilkin

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

What you need to know about raising money in the Canadian Capital Markets

Capital is the lifeblood of corporations. Get the vital knowledge and skills you need to navigate the equity and debt markets and deliver results for your clients and companies.

Your clients or company depend on you to understand the complex process for raising funds through the various markets, which includes knowing all the regulations, rules, steps, and documentary requirements that are involved.

This intensive OsgoodePD course, Canadian Capital Markets Transactions, will provide securities and corporate lawyers and professionals with the complete picture of how equity and debt markets operate, delving into the nuts and bolts of the different strategies and options available to companies when raising capital, vital considerations and required steps, as well as key legal frameworks and regulations.

What you’ll learn

Overview of raising equity and debt capital in Canada

The IPO: Early-stage financing, preparing and executing, and post-IPO financings

Types and key legal features of debt securities

Base shelf prospectuses

Green bonds and sustainable bonds

Financing large or significant acquisitions in the capital markets

Who Should Attend?

Securities and corporate lawyers – all experience levels

Finance professionals

  • Analysts
  • Financial advisors (CFAs)
  • Accountants
  • Compliance Officers

Investment bankers


  • Counsel
  • Compliance officers
  • Policy analysts

Corporate officers



Program Chairs

John Wilkin

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP



Recorded: Apr 12, 2023

$1,495 + HST

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CPD and Accreditation

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CPD Hours
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Total10h 30m

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