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Mtre. Sarah Woods Co-chairs the ABA Securities Litigation National Institute to be Held in Toronto Next October 4th


Mtre. Sarah Woods, a partner at Woods LLP, is Co-Chair of the Regional Subcommittee for Canada of the American Bar Association’s (“ABA”) Securities Litigation Committee. In this capacity, she will be co-chairing for the second year in a row the ABA’s 2nd National Institute on US-Canadian Securities Litigation which will bring together leading U.S. and Canadian attorneys and regulators to discuss cutting-edge issues in securities litigation. This conference fosters the cross-border sharing of ideas and offers a comparison of legal trends and litigation strategies in Canada and the United States in areas such as securities class actions; shareholder activism, securities regulatory and criminal enforcement; merger and acquisition litigation; broker-dealer litigation; and upcoming securities litigation trends.

The Keynote speakers are Kevin J. Cloherty, Senior Vice President and Global Compliance Chief, Manulife Financial Corporation and Andy Fastow, former Chief Financial Officer, Enron.

The conference will be held in Toronto on October 4th, 2017.