Program Chairs

June S. Dipchand

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Lawrence Ritchie

Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Get a comprehensive and up-to-date foundation in the key issues in U.S. securities law that every Canadian securities professional needs to have.

This two-day 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! Acquire a valuable knowledge base in a convenient two-evening online format.

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. and cross-border securities lawyers and have your questions answered by those who practice in this area every day. 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.

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 placements in the U.S.

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

U.S. securities class action litigation and its impact on Canadian practice

Overview of recent key U.S. enforcement actions

Who Should Attend?

Business and finance professionals involved in cross-border securities transactions

Lawyers practicing in M&A

Lawyers practicing in corporate finance

Lawyers practicing in securities

Lawyers practicing in commercial and securities litigation

Corporate executives

In-house counsel

Government and regulatory professionals

Compliance professionals



Program Chairs

June S. Dipchand

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Lawrence Ritchie

Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP



Recorded: Mar 1, 2023

$795 + TAX

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CPD Hours
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Substantive5h 15m
Program Total6h

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