Advanced Mergers & Acquisitions

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Report Code: CFP11690. May, 2011. Toronto, ON

ARTICLE I

M&A Landscape for 2011 and Beyond

Peter Buzzi
Managing Director and Co-Head, Mergers and Acquisitions
RBC Capital Markets

ARTICLE II

Disciplined Investing: What Attracts Private Capital? Where Will Private Equity Deploy Capital?

Tracey L. McVicar
Partner
CAI Capital Management Co.

ARTICLE III

Introduction to CPP Investment Board: Principal Investing

Tony Morgan
Senior Principal – Principal Investing
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

ARTICLE IV

Growth of Strategic Transactions in Mining M&A

Dan Barclay
Managing Director and Head of Canadian M&A
BMO Capital Markets

Maura Lendon
President
Aurah Advisory Services Inc.

ARTICLE V

Shareholder Rights Plans

Jeffrey R. Lloyd
Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Simon Romano
Partner
Stikeman Elliott LLP

Mark Gelowitz
Partner
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

ARTICLE VI

Proxy Solicitation: Problems with the Process and Why It Matters

Brad Allen
Senior Vice President
The Laurel Hill Advisory Group

ARTICLE VII

The Importance of the Shareholder Vote

Judy Cotte
General Counsel and Director of Policy Development
Canadian Coalition for Good Governance

ARTICLE VIII

The Shareholder Voting System in Canada: Issues With The Proxy Voting Plumbing

Richard Fridman
Partner
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

ARTICLE IX

Dual Class Share Capital Reorganizations: Key Lessons from Magna International

Paul G. Findlay
Partner
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

William K. Orr
Partner
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Emmanuel Pressman
Partner and Co-Chair, Mergers & Acquisitions Specialty Group
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

ARTICLE X

Where to Get Debt Dollars

Glenn D. Gibson
Global Head – Credit Capital Markets
Managing Director, Investment Banking
TD Securities

ARTICLE XI

The Role of Stalking Horse Bids in Canadian M&A

Andrew Graham
Senior Director, Corporate Development, George Weston Limited
Formerly Director, Corporate Development and Global M&A
Nortel

Joseph Pasquariello
Partner
Goodmans LLP

Troy Ungerman
Partner
Ogilvy Renault LLP

ARTICLE XII

Recent Developments in Delaware M&A Law

Adam M. Givertz
Partner
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

ARTICLE XIII

Investment Opportunities in Emerging Economies: Brazil

Wanja Campos de Nóbrega
Trade Commissioner and Deputy Consul General
Consulate General of Brazil

ARTICLE XIV

Update from the Competition Bureau

Adam Kalbfleisch
Partner
Bennett Jones LLP

ARTICLE XV

Widening the Net: Illegal Insider Trading Update

Tom Atkinson
Director, Enforcement Branch
Ontario Securities Commission

Joan E. McKown
Partner, Jones Day
Formerly Chief Counsel, Enforcement Division
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

ARTICLE XVI

Trends In Enforcement Of Insider Trading In Connection With M&A Activity

Joan E. McKown
Partner, Jones Day
Formerly Chief Counsel, Enforcement Division
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

ARTICLE XVII

Proxy Battles, Midnight Dividends, TSX Approvals: Lessons from Biovail Corporation

Erik Tavzel
Partner
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Jennifer Tindale
Former Vice-President, Associate General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Biovail Corporation

David Toswell
Partner
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP