Date November 2, 2017 Time 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Location The Marriott City Centre Hotel One Blue Jays Way Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5V 1J4 Register SAVE Page ContentFred Pletcher and Philippe Tardif will be representing BLG at the Shareholder Engagement in Canadian Companies 2017 conference. The conference will explore how companies should be proactively evaluating their current business practices, managing their shareholder engagement programs, and positioning their board properly and will examine best practices for response and collaborative engagement with influential investors. Fred is speaking on "Managing Long-Term Value Creation Through Effective Engagement Policies and Best Practices: How Can Boards Work Effectively with Shareholders, Institutional Investors and Management". Philippe is participating on the panel "Legal & Regulatory Update: Securities Laws, Proxy Rules, Litigation and Regulatory Approvals". The panel will review recent legal and regulatory issues impacting contested transactions, including CSA Staff Notice 61-302 and the InterOil decision; the OSC decision regarding Eco Oro; the role of securities regulatory authorities in proxy fights; Divisional Court decision in Koh v Ellipsiz Communications; and the extent of public interest power and the Point North decision.