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Proxy Season Preview: Regulatory & Disclosure Updates and The Evolution of ESG: The Agenda for Change

Securities, Merger & Acquisitions Group
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Overview

Fasken's Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions practice group, together with Laurel Hill Advisory Group and the Toronto Stock Exchange cordially invite you to join us as we review recent regulatory developments and address current topics as public companies prepare for the 2022 proxy season.

Our panels will explore the following themes, among others:

Panel One: Regulatory and Disclosure Updates

We will provide an update on noteworthy developments in Canadian public issuer regulatory and disclosure considerations, including the growing importance of board diversity disclosure, an analysis of the 2022 voting guidelines from proxy advisory firms, and:

  • continuous disclosure updates
  • corporate law amendments
  • an update from the TSX
  • capital raising updates

Panelists:

  • Valérie Douville, Senior Manager - Compliance & Disclosure, Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Der Allen, Senior Vice President, Laurel Hill
  • Neil Kravitz, Partner and Co-Leader, US Practice, Fasken
  • Taisha Lewis, Partner, Fasken
  • Gordon Raman, Partner, Fasken (Moderator)

Panel Two: Evolution of ESG: The Agenda for Change

The importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices has continued to evolve and stay top of mind this year. We will delve further into these topics and discuss the climate change focus and sustainability concepts, and specifically:

  • climate related disclosure, including NI 51-107
  • ESG expectations of institutional investors
  • how boards navigate this path

Panelists:

  • Cheryl Gasparet, Corporate Director HSE, ATS Automation
  • Bill Zawada, Vice President of Business Development, Laurel Hill
  • Tanneke Heersche, Partner, Fasken
  • Kai Alderson, Partner, Fasken
  • Gordon Raman, Partner, Fasken (Moderator)

Agenda

  • 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm ET live webinar with live Q&A 

Type

  • This event is only available via webinar
1.75Hours Available Via Webinar
* Note: This programme contains 1 hours and 45 minutes of Substantive content for the purposes of the Law Society of Ontario's annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.

This programme contains 1.75 hours of accredited content for the purposes of the Law Society of British Columbia’s annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements. The session has been loaded with the LSBC and is titled “Proxy Season Preview: Regulatory & Disclosure Updates and The Evolution of ESG: The Agenda for Change”. It is available for claiming through your LSBC Member Portal.
A confirmation of participation will be sent to you for your continuing education hours with the Barreau du Québec.
For CPD/CLE in other jurisdictions, please contact your local Law Society

Event contact

Kassey Gonzales Marketing Events Specialist +1 416 865 4374

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