Canadian public companies are contending with many issues stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Companies must extend specific issue of earnings guidance, including reviewing some fundamental concepts on timely disclosure. In the current market conditions, featuring both demand and supply shocks, many issuers are experiencing business impacts that amount to a material change or new material information.
About Andrea Johnson
Andrea’s practice focuses on corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on technology and emerging growth companies. She has extensive experience in the private equity and venture capital area and has acted as lead counsel on many of the largest VC financings in Canada. Andrea also advises TSX-listed companies on IPOs, financings (including PIPEs), mergers and acquisitions, stock-based compensation and corporate governance.
About Matthew Fleming
Matthew Fleming is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution group of Dentons’ Toronto office and is the Co-Lead of the Firm’s global Financial Services Litigation group. His practice focuses on commercial litigation, including securities litigation, class actions, product liability and professional liability matters.
About Dan McElroy
Dan McElroy is a Practice Support lawyer and a member of Dentons’ Practice Support & Optimization team for the Canada Region. The group administers the region’s internal processes, knowledge solutions and technology offerings, with a view to continually improving efficiency and effectiveness.