Are you confident in tackling complex issues in commercial finance?
Financial transactions are increasingly complex as the market and laws continue to rapidly change. In one intensive day, you can get up to speed on essential changes and trends in financing.
Designed for legal and business professionals with experience in financial transactions, this annual conference focuses on providing you with crucial considerations, strategies and tactics you need to know in order to avoid costly missteps.
Focused on the practical, with perspectives for both the borrower and the lender, this new OsgoodePD program will provide you with a carefully structured, practical understanding of how to tackle the complex and thorny issues that are top of mind for all professionals involved in secured lending and debt finance transactions in Canada. You will be able to network and learn from a multidisciplinary faculty of experts, and emerge from the program with increased confidence and a grasp of current challenges and emerging trends.
What You’ll Learn
How to tackle complex issues in enforcement and realizing on security, including how to identify key issues, understand your legal risks and tactics for avoiding common pitfalls
How to navigate the economics of private equity acquisition financing
Why is this a bourgeoning, unique and powerful area of finance with its own distinct players and rules?
What are the best practices for preparing the complex documentation?
Recent updates to key tax considerations, along with guidance and tactics for managing complex tax issues in financing, including cross-border or multi-jurisdictional transactions involving Canada, the US, and the EU/UK
A concise overview of recent key changes and trends in cross-border guarantees and security, along with their impacts on tax restrictions
Current trends and emerging issues in sanctions laws that impact financing, including a review of the powers and international reach granted by the Special Economic Measures Act (SEMA)
How to simplify complex issues in securities
How to ensure perfection with different types of property, including specific guidance on navigating problems areas in perfecting security
Considerations for effectively managing electronic chattel paper
Critical updates on leaving LIBOR, including practical strategies for transition projects
Comprehend the key impacts and valuable updates
Get an overview of the initiatives underway in Canada and elsewhere
Essential considerations and tactics for developing a game plan
Evaluating the alternatives to LIBOR and the risks of non-compliance
Who Should Attend
Mid-level to senior lawyers in private practice, in-house, government, or procurement involved with M&A, commercial transactions, banking and finance
Senior paralegals, law clerks, consultants – involved with M&A, commercial transactions, banking and finance
Transaction or M&A managers or advisors, directors, or corporate banking or finance executives, chief financial officers.
Bankruptcy or insolvency professionals
In-house counsel with companies involved in commercial lending (whether as lender or borrower)
Risk managers, senior management, executives, documentation or credit officers or loan officers
Business development, business or acquisition scout, fund manager, account manager
Due diligence professionals, corporate analyst, banking analyst, finance analyst or analyst
Anyone who needs a solid, practical understanding of how to navigate key advanced issues involving commercial lending and transactions.
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
View the program brochure and agenda to see what you’ll learn from leading experts.
“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:
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.
Are you reporting hours from a previous date?
View our CPD & Accreditation page to see previously calculated hours for this course.
Deeper Learning Opportunities
LLMsPart-time LLMs Full-time LLMs
The Osgoode Certificate
Stay competitive with deep dives into the most critical issues in law. Taught by leading experts and designed for flexible learning, choose from multi-day programs or take courses at your own pace to build towards a certificate.Explore certificates
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.Explore LLM courses