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Veronica Tham, Canadian lawyer, specializing in the field of Securities, Corporate, Mutual Funds, Banking.

Background

Tham, Veronica was born on November 7, 1967 in Hong Kong.

Education

University of Toronto (Bachelor of Science, 1989). Osgoode Hall Law School (Bachelor of Laws, 1993). York University School of Business (Master of Business Administration, 1993).

Spoken languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, French.

Career

Worked at Borden & Elliot (Toronto, ON) specializing in General Practice. Banking and Finance; Corporate and Commercial including Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Arrangements and Reorganizations, Business Organizations and Competition and Marketing Law. International Business Law (including Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement matters).

Mining and Natural Resources. Environmental Law; Expropriate Law. Municipal Law; Labour and Employment Law including Pensions and Employee Benefits.

Personal Services including Family Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts. Real Estate Financing, Development and Leasing. Taxation (including Customs, Anti-dumping, Income and Federal and Provincial Sales Taxes).

Trial and Appellate Litigation before courts and administrative tribunals including Commercial, Criminal, Real Estate, Hospital and Medical Malpractice and Insurance Litigation (including Aviation, Casualty, Fire, Fidelity and Surety, General Liability, Motor Vehicle, Municipal, Professional Negligence, Errors and Omissions, Property and Personal Injury). Computer Technology, Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Telecommunications. Admitted to the bar, 1995, Ontario.

Gold Medalist in Microbiology Program. Author: "What Banks Need to Know About Mutual Funds" (1996). "Interim Report of TSE Committee on Corporate Disclosure" (1996).

"Canadian Capital Markets-A Legal Perspective" (1995). A Hardbook on Directors' and Officers' Liability (1994). "Multijurisdictional Disclosure System and Prompt Offering Qualification System" (1994).

"The Toronto and Montreal Stock Exchange Rules on Share Incentive Plans" (1994). "The Toronto Stock Exchange Committee's Report on Corporate Governance" (1994). "Frauds and Forgeries: All Bandits Don't Wear Masks," 11th Annual Cash and Treasury Management Conference (October 4, 1993).

"Disclosure of Executive Compensation," Insight Conference (January 31, 1994). "Disclosure of Executive Compensation - Recent Developments," Canadian Institute Conference (May 17, 1994). Member: Law Society of Upper Canada.

MBA Women's Association. The Association of Chinese Canadian Lawyers of Ontario (an affiliate of The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario). The Women's Law Association of Ontario (Secretary).

History & Growth: The firm was founded in 1936 by Henry Borden, Q.C. and Beverley V. Elliot, Q.C., two distinguished members of the Ontario bar, whose service in the firm is recognized in its name. Today Borden & Elliot is one of the largest law firms in Canada. There are over 200 lawyers practising in our offices in the Scotia Plaza in downtown Toronto and our York Region Office in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: "What Banks Need to Know About Mutual Funds" (1996). "Interim Report of TSE Committee on Corporate Disclosure" (1996). "Canadian Capital Markets-A Legal Perspective" (1995).

      A Hardbook on Directors' and Officers' Liability (1994). "Multijurisdictional Disclosure System and Prompt Offering Qualification System" (1994). "The Toronto and Montreal Stock Exchange Rules on Share Incentive Plans" (1994).

      "The Toronto Stock Exchange Committee's Report on Corporate Governance" (1994). "Frauds and Forgeries: All Bandits Don't Wear Masks," 11th Annual Cash and Treasury Management Conference (October 4, 1993). "Disclosure of Executive Compensation," Insight Conference (January 31, 1994).

      "Disclosure of Executive Compensation - Recent Developments," Canadian Institute Conference (May 17, 1994).

Membership

Member: Law Society of Upper Canada. MBA Women's Association. The Association of Chinese Canadian Lawyers of Ontario (an affiliate of The Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario).

The Women's Law Association of Ontario (Secretary).