To achieve the best results for your clients in this challenging area, you must have a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of the array of rights and remedies available to shareholders, along with their limitations. This fully-updated acclaimed program provides the tools you need.
Closely-held companies are the mainstay of the Canadian economy. If you practice business law, you need to know what to do when disputes arise among shareholders.
Business counsel and litigators need to have a tool set of skills and strategies for addressing the inevitable disagreements that occur in closely-held companies. OsgoodePD offers this unique, intensive one-day program to help you navigate these often complex and seemingly intractable situations, so that you can deliver results for your clients effectively and with the highest standards of ethics and professionalism.
Registration includes 120-day unlimited, online access to the recorded program.
What You’ll Learn
Choosing the appropriate remedy (including trends in the use of the oppression remedy)
Fiduciary obligations among principals of closely-held companies, conflicts of interest, and due diligence requirements
Best practices for preventing disputes in the first place, or at least minimizing their impact
Ensuring that shareholder conflicts don’t erode the value of the business
Claims and interim remedies including injunctive-type relief
Accounting and valuation issues
Best approaches to developing settlement positions
Litigation strategies and tactics
Insolvency proceedings, windups, and derivative actions
Ethical and professional issues for counsel in shareholder disputes and litigation
Who Should Attend
Corporate-commercial lawyers involved in managing/resolving shareholder disputes in closely-held companies
In-house counsel in closely-held companies
Lawyers who draft or advise on shareholders agreements
Paralegals and law clerks
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Kenneth A. Dekker
Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP
Speigel Nichols Fox LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Van Kralingen & Keenberg LLP
Jacqueline L. King, C.S.
Shibley Righton LLP
Lax O’Sullivan Lisus Gottlieb LLP
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Tanya C. Walker
Chairs’ Welcome & Introductory Remarks (9:00 a.m. ET)
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