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8th Annual M&A Skills Boot Camp

Tab A
Agenda

Tab B
Faculty List and Biographies

Tab 1
Overview and Getting Started
Robert O. Hansen, McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Aaron S. Emes, Torys LLP
Catherine Youdan, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Tab 2
Effective Due Diligence
Jason (Jake) Bullen, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Tab 3
Structuring the Deal
Jon Northup, Goodmans LLP
Paul A.D. Mingay, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Tab 4
Managing Regulatory Risk
Mark Opashinov, McMillan LLP

Tab 5
Managing Risk in International Transactions
Michael D. Amm, Torys LLP
Lisa Damiani, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary New Gold Inc.

Tab 6
Negotiating the Fundamentals
Brian Levett, Minden Gross LLP
Thomas A. McKee, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Laurie N. Duke, Torys LLP

Tab 7
Labour, Employment, Pension and Benefits Issues in the M&A Process
Darryl R. Hiscocks, Torys LP
Susan Nickerson, Torys LLP

Tab 8
Corporate Governance Matters and Regulatory Update
Kent E. Thomson, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Amanda Linett, Stikeman Elliott LLP
Jason Koskela, Senior Legal Counsel, Ontario Securities Commission

Tab 9
What’s Market? Highlights from Recent Deals and Studies
Kathleen M. Ritchie, Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
André Perey, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Samantha Horn, Stikeman Elliott LLP

Tab 10
Assessing IT and Intellectual Property Ownership
Richard Corley, Goodmans LLP

Tab 11
Identifying and Mitigating Environmental Risks
Michael J. Fortier, Torys LLP

Tab 12
Closing and Post-Closing Logistics: Best Practices
Paul A. Simon, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Adam Walsh, General Counsel, Choice Properties REIT

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Notes