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Canadian Securities Law and Practice

February 15, 2023 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Offered by: Osgoode School of Law

Canadian securities law is complex and rapidly evolving. Get the essential and up-to-date knowledge you need to competently and confidently practice in this area.

Securities law is a demanding field. To survive and thrive, you must be on top of the fundamentals as well as the panoply of rules, regulations, regulators, and industry players and how they interact. Staying current and continuing to hone your skills and knowledge is a necessity.

If your work involves financial securities, you need to have a wide and deep understanding of the complex framework of rules, regulations, instruments, and procedures in which they operate. This OsgoodePD intensive course is your opportunity to receive vital and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of current Canadian securities law and practice from the leading practitioners and leaders in the field. Build your skills to deliver results for your clients and organizations.

What You’ll Learn

  • Understanding the principal elements of securities regulation across Canada
  • Understanding the principal elements of securities regulation across Canada
  • Reviewing the key elements of public offerings
  • Learning the exemption criteria for private placements across Canada
  • Analyzing the current and emerging trends in securities litigation and enforcement
  • Preparing the documentation for public offerings and private placements
  • Tackling what you need to know in public mergers and acquisitions – arrangements and new rules for takeover bids
  • Comprehending corporate governance essentials and best practices for public companies in the securities context
  • Addressing ethics and professionalism issues in securities law practice
  • Synthesizing the key basics of securities registration

Who Should Attend

  • Junior and mid-level associates practicing in corporate and securities law
  • Lawyers who want to develop their securities law expertise
  • Non-lawyers who need to understand the legal and regulatory regime for securities as part of their job
  • Regulators
  • Investment dealers and advisors
  • Corporate executives
  • Finance officers
  • Civil litigators who practice securities litigation




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