Duties and Risks Course

3rd Annual Duties and Risks for Directors


Toronto • Online | May 1st, 2018


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The Integration of technology in our daily business operations continues to improve the pace and efficiency with which we work, but not without a cost to our safety and security. Data storage, cloud computing and other advancements have made the risk of cyber-attacks and data access risk much more prevalent. Lexpert's accredited full-day course on directors duties and risks will provide you with a complete understanding of the changing landscape and obstacles within your area of expertise while giving you a chance to network with partners and peers. This course is specially designed for Board Directors, CEO's, COO's, CFO's, VP's and Directors of Finance, in-house corporate counsel, VP's of Corporate Governance, Management Consultants, and Compensation Specialists to understand the current state of the law with respect to heightened risks, cyber-attacks and data access risk, and defence versus assurance. A range of topics will be covered including role of the board in risk governance, seizing opportunities abroad, cyber risk, and the role of D&O insurance. 

Course Leaders



Cornell Wright
 | Co-head, M&A Practice, Torys LLP
Cornell is a leading corporate lawyer with extensive experience in M&A and corporate finance transactions. He also advises senior management, boards of directors and shareholders on corporate governance matters.Cornell has acted for bidders, targets and controlling shareholders in the full spectrum of public and private merger and acquisition transactions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions and divestitures, minority investments and carve-out transactions. Cornell has also acted for both issuers and investment banks in a variety of public offerings for debt and equity. Cornell is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.


Stephanie Stimpson | Partner, Torys LLP
Stephanie is a recognized leader in corporate governance law. She manages a diverse corporate and transactional practice, working with oil and gas companies in Canada and internationally. She advises on all aspects of their business, including board and governance matters, securities and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate structuring, labour matters and commercial arrangements.  

Course Highlights

THE NECESSITY OF STRATEGIC PLANNING: IN THE NORMAL AND HOSTILE TIMES

Consistency is key - get good governance right in normal times to create stability during turbulent times.

SUBSIDIARY GOVERNANCE AND MANAGING RISKS ABROAD

Learn what it means to manage risk across a global spectrum

CYBER RISK

Know your role in managing cyber-attack risk and how to assess vulnerabilities

THE ROLE OF D&O INSURANCE

Familiarize yourself with the risks covered by D&O Insurance and understand how the mechanics of the policy work

LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO PROTECT WHAT MATTERS

Focus on the risks that matter and be resilient in how you plan, prepare, respond and recover across your organization


Networking lunch and refreshments are included.

Registration Details


Toronto - May 1st, 2018
Thomson Reuters
333 Bay St, 29th Floor, Toronto, ON
M5H 2T4


 

 Regular Price: $1,195
Early Bird Price: $895

 

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Price: $995

 



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