Corporate Law

LudmerLaw provides small to medium-sized businesses a balance between their experience working on multi-billion dollar transactions and the personal attention and value offered as a boutique firm.

LudmerLaw has extensive experience in:

  • corporate-commercial law and agreements;
  • employment law, including downsizings and restructurings, senior employee contracts, and incentive plans and equity compensation plans for multi-national workforces;
  • IT and technology transactions, including licensing, outsourcing and software development deals;
  • venture capital and private equity transactions, including advising US and Canadian venture fund and strategic investors, as well as companies receiving funding;
  • M&A valuation issues, including advising purchasers, sellers and special committees of public companies in connection with fairness opinion, governance and valuation matters. LudmerLaw has also given in-firm seminars on fairness opinion practices and regulation to several of Canada's largest investment dealers; and
  • governance and disclosure/internal control matters. LudmerLaw was one of the earliest legal practices to stake out a role for lawyers in this process. They have instituted "entity level controls" and advised on whistle-blowing policies, internal investigations and audit committee practices at many public companies.

Speaking engagements and publications

MD & a Regulation in Canada and the U.S. — Presentation to Infonex OSC-SEC 2012 Toronto
September 19, 2012
Customizing Shareholder Agreements to Maximize your Protection — Presentation to The Canadian Institute Essential Elements and Critical Updates of Key Business Agreements Toronto
February 24 - 25, 2010
Asset and Share Purchase Agreements — Presentation to Insight Information Negotiating and Drafting Major Business Agreements Toronto
February 2 - 3, 2009
Ludmer's top 25 — Major Business Agreements Toronto
February 2008
Incorporating Professional Practices — Presentation to OAG Niagara-on-the-Lake
October 29, 2006
Solving Difficult Disclosure Issues — Presentation to LSUC "12 Minute Securities Lawyer" May 31, 2006
Entity-Level Controls Whistleblowing Systems and Codes of Ethics — Presentation to LSUC Whistleblowing Teleseminar
November 21, 2005
"It's Just Not Fair" — Heightened Expectations for Fairness Opinions and Update on Recent Developments in Corporate and Securities Law for Business Valuators - Presentation to CICBV Eastern Regional Conference Halifax
July 7-8, 2005
The Strategic Role of the CFO in Mergers and Acquisitions Transactions — Presented at the Reinventing the CFO Conference Toronto
December 8, 9 & 10, 1999

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