Annual Report 2020/2021

  • August 17, 2021

Summary of Meetings: Securities Law

Number of Meetings Held:4

December 02, 2020
Registration Count: 81
Guest Speaker: Mike Moretto, Chief of Corporate Disclosure, BC Securities Commission Noreen Bent, Chief of Corporate Finance and Legal Services, BC Securities Commission Gordon Smith, Senior Legal Counsel, BC Securities Commission Eric Pau, Senior Legal Counsel, BC Securities Commission
Meeting Title/Topic: Securities Law Update: Recent BC Securities Commission Regulatory Initiatives and What is on the Horizon
Synopsis: The BC Securities Commission's Michael Moretto, Noreen Bent, Gordon Smith and Eric Pau provided an update on some of the BCSC's recent initiatives including: COVID-19 response – a recap Recent BC Securities Act amendments Offering Memorandum exemption – proposed amendments Burden reduction projects – an update An update of what is on the horizon

February 11, 2021
Registration Count: 31
Guest Speaker: Chris Doerksen and Kimberley Anderson of Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: Recent Developments in US Securities Law
Synopsis: Chris Doerksen and Kimberley Anderson of Dorsey & Whitney LLP discussed recent developments in US securities law.

March 17, 2021
Registration Count: 73
Guest Speaker: Teresa Tomchak, Partner at Farris LLP
Meeting Title/Topic: Securities Litigation Update
Synopsis: Teresa Tomchak provided an annual update on securities litigation. Case law concerning plans of arrangement, take-over bids and proxy battles, oppression and derivative actions, and securities class actions were discussed.

April 21, 2021
Registration Count: 58
Guest Speaker: Jonathan J. ("JJ") Hudolin, Senior Manager Capital Formation, TSX Venture Exchange
Meeting Title/Topic: TSX-V Presentation on New Capital Pool Company Policy
Synopsis: JJ Hudolin, the Senior Manager of Capital Form at the TSX-V, presented and discussed the changes to TSX-V policy.