February 27, 2009
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Richard Jhang of PricewaterhouseCoopers will be discussing the economic downturn and its impact on technology spending and technology-related companies, and John Beardwood of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP will be highlighting the top ten bankruptcy/insolvency pitfalls that counsel should be aware of in technology agreements.
ABOUT THE PANEL
Richard Jhang is a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Advisory Practice and leads the Technology Consulting Practice. He has many years of experience in the IT industry, working in such capacities as an IT due diligence lead, merger integration lead, enterprise architect, program manager and IT / business strategist. Having worked for a number of global clients across North / South Americas in both public and private sectors, Richard offers an exceptional combination of multinational, cross-sector expertise in M&A due diligence, strategic planning and assessment, design and delivery of complex IT solutions. With Richard’s strong IT and financial background, he has taken an active interest in the current challenging economic climate. Richard has been relied upon internally and externally for an IT perspective, particularly with regard to the technology spend trends. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in both Information Systems and Finance (Double Concentration) from McGill University.
John Beardwood is a partner of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP and Co-Chair of the National Technology and Intellectual Property Group and the National Outsourcing Group. He is engaged in a corporate/commercial practice, with an emphasis on outsourcing, information technology and privacy law related matters. John is listed among the world’s pre-eminent Internet and e-commerce lawyers in Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers. John is consistently recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for information technology law. Â He was recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in Canada for IT law in the National Post Business magazine annual list of Best Lawyers in Canada and is recommended as a leading outsourcing practitioner in PLC Outsourcing,and in Which Lawyer? Yearbook.
COST FOR ATTENDANCE
Cost for lunch: ten dollars ($10) for members and students, twenty dollars ($20) for non-members, payable at the meeting. Receipts will be available. Cheques should be made payable to the Toronto Computer Lawyers’ Group.
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