Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Capital markets are surging, and the number of IPOs are on the rise. Equity financing is a vital tool. In fact, it is the lifeblood of many corporations
As a professional who works in or advises on securities and securities law related matters, your company and clients depend on you to have knowledge and skills that are both comprehensive and up to date. With the economy reopening post-pandemic, now is the time to ensure you are ready for the challenges and opportunities ahead.
Delivered in a live, online and interactive format, this unique one-day OsgoodePD program – led by industry experts – will give you a comprehensive, practical overview of the complex, myriad of regulations and rules affecting equity financings, along with an update on the array of different strategies, options and types of transactions available.
Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.
What You’ll learn
Key business drivers for raising equity capital over the business cycle
Typical structures of an initial and second round equity financing, including pre-IPO rights (governance, registration rights)
Strategies when preparing the issuer for an IPO, including: a review of the technical regulatory requirements and process, liability and marketing the IPO
Current trends in IPO practice
Post-IPO equity financings, including:
- the short form prospectus system and short form offerings
- private placements and PIPE (private investment in public equity) financings
How to use base shelf prospectus as an efficient platform, including review of regulatory framework and rise of at-the-market offerings
Considerations for financing large or significant acquisitions
Strategies when using subscription and instalment receipts
Who Should Attend
Securities and corporate lawyers – all experience levels
Finance professionals – analysts, financial advisors (CFAs), accountants, compliance officers
Market is Canada-wide
Regulators – counsel, compliance officers
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
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