TORONTO, March 6, 2012 /CNW/ - On May 23-24, The Canadian Institute will be hosting the National Forum on Protecting and Defending the Board in Toronto. This two-day conference will address the legal challenges that corporate boards face and provide key strategies and best practices from leading legal and insurance industry experts as well as regulatory and enforcement representatives on how to successfully limit the risk of liability.
Some of the key take-aways from this event include strategies on:
- Developing successful strategies for limiting the effect of shareholder activism on the board
- Mitigating personal risk by ensuring appropriate indemnities and policy protections are in place
- Understanding the trends in securities class actions and how settlements are determined
- Limiting exposure for environmental losses
- Ensuring coverage of pre-investigative costs when regulators start asking questions
AND MUCH MORE…
The speaker faculty includes a list of outstanding experts, including Katherine Daniels, Deputy Director Enforcement Branch, Ontario Securities Commission, Carol Hansell, Partner, Davies, Ward, Phillips & Vineberg LLP, and Alan D'Silva, Partner, Stikeman Elliot LLP to name a few.
Conference Title: The Canadian Institute's National Forum on Protecting and Defending the Board
Date: May 23-24, 2012
Location: Marriott Bloor Yorkville - Toronto, Ontario
About The Canadian Institute
For over 25 years, The Canadian Institute's conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, The Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country. For more information, visit www.CanadianInstitute.com.
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