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Dual Class Shares

February 15, 2011

Session # 1: Unification of Dual Class Shares

Unification of Dual Class Shares in Canada with Clinical Case on Magna International

  • Ben Amoako-Adu, The Economical Insurance Group Professor of Finance, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Brian Smith, Professor & Area Coordinator (Finance), Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Vishaal Baulkaran, Finance Instructor, Wilfrid Laurier University

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  • Kent Womack, Professor of Finance and Integrative Thinking, Rotman School of Management view presentation
  • Zev Frishman, Vice-President, Global Equity Strategies, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan view presentation

Session #2: Reflections on Magna and Dual Class Share Structures

Some Reflections on Magna and Dual Class Share Structures
Jeffrey MacIntosh, Professor Law, Toronto Stock Exchange Chair in Capital Markets Law, University of Toronto


  • James C. Baillie, of Counsel, Torys LLP
  • Paul G. Findlay, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Jeremy Fraiberg, Partner, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Naizam Kanji, Deputy Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, Ontario Securities Commission

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