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04 March 2009

Al Hudec to Present at the Canadian Mining Law & Finance Conference

Farris partner Al Hudec will be a guest speaker at the Canadian Mining Law & Finance Conference in Vancouver on June 16, 2009. The conference is for mining executives, mining lawyers and financial executives and will provide a comprehensive update on the key issues where recent legal developments can impact on mineral financing, exploration and production activities. Al’s topic is titled: The HudBay/Lundin Transaction - OSC signals new rules for Shareholder Approval and covers:

  • Key considerations that dictate when shareholder approval might be required including economic impact, dilution, board reconfiguration and timing of meetings
  • Best practices in dealing with the TSE listings committee
  • Will the TSX policy review result in a bright line test for market dilution and shareholder approval
  • Similarities and differences between HudBay and the McEwen vs. Goldcorp decisions of 2006
  • Comparison to rules on other Exchanges
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