8th Advanced Mergers & Acquisitions

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Report Code: CFP10647. December, 2010. Vancouver, BC

ARTICLE I

An Investment Banker’s Perspective

David Bustos
Managing Director and Regional Head, British Columbia
RBC Capital Markets

ARTICLE II

The Intersection of Director Fiduciary Duties with Securities Law/Policy: Lions Gate vs. Neo & Pulse Data

Lions Gate Entertainment
Mark Gelowitz
Partner
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Pulse Data
Marion V. Shaw
Partner
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

Neo Material Technologies Inc.
David Weinberger
Partner
Stikeman Elliott LLP

ARTICLE III

Recent Developments In Poison Pill Litigation

Mark Gelowitz
Partner
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Marion V. Shaw
Partner
Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

David Weinberger
Partner
Stikeman Elliott LLP

ARTICLE IV

State of the Art Deals: Developments in Negotiating Positions

Richard J. Balfour
Partner
McCarthy Tétrault LLP

John Kousinioris
Partner
Bennett Jones LLP

ARTICLE V

Implications of the Recent Competition Act Amendments on M&A Transactions

Paul Collins
Senior Deputy Commissioner, Mergers Branch
Competition Bureau

ARTICLE VI

An Ounce of Prevention: The Importance of Anti-Corruption Due Diligence in International Transactions

Mark A. Morrison
Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

ARTICLE VII

“Are Auctions Dead?”

Elizabeth Harrison, Q.C.
Partner
Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP

ARTICLE VIII

Are Auctions Dead?

Drew Ross
Managing Director
Scotia Waterous

ARTICLE IX

Hostile / Unsolicited Transactions – Lessons Learned

Fred R. Pletcher
Partner
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Don MacDonald
Chief Financial Officer
QuadraFNX Mining Ltd.

Luke Gordon
Vice President
Goldman Sachs Canada Inc.

ARTICLE X

Is There a Chill in the Air? Recent Decisions under the Investment Canada Act (Canada) – Including the Attorney General of Canada v. United States Steel Corporation and U.S. Steel Canada Inc.

Valerie C. Mann
Partner
Lawson Lundell LLP

ARTICLE XI

Creative Financing Structures: Emerging Trends in M&A Financing Markets

Scott A. Keyworth
Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions
CIBC World Markets Inc.

Edward J. McGurk
Vice President and Director
TD Securities Inc.

ARTICLE XII

Going-Private Transactions

Matthew W. Abbott
Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

David A. Spencer
Partner
Bennett Jones LLP

ARTICLE XIII

Navigating Shareholder Communications in an M&A Transaction

David Salmon
Senior Vice President
The Laurel Hill Advisory Group

ARTICLE XIV

Post-Merger Integration: Preserving the Value of Your Deal After the Ink is Dry

David M. Calabrigo
Vice President, Corporate Development
General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Canfor Corporation

Michael Korenberg
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
The Jim Patterson Group

ARTICLE XV

Current Perspectives on Real Estate M&A and Joint Ventures

William Briscoe
Executive Vice President, Investments
GWL Realty Advisors

Eric Carlson
Chief Executive Officer
Anthem Properties