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Our lawyers are frequently called upon to speak at various industry events. In addition, we are regularly retained by clients to provide briefings on strategic and legal issues affecting their business.

Representative publications


Lawyers USA Weekly , Venture Law Associates and VENTURE LAW LINE profiled, January 15, 2007

National Post, “Surviving the Minefield of a Venture Capital Deal,” Suzie Dingwall Williams quoted, January 22, 2007.

Red Canary Magazine, Suzie Dingwall Williams interviewed for “Navigating the Legal Landscape of Web 2.0”, April 24, 2007

CATA Women In Technology Forum, Suzie Dingwall Williams, Speaker, Friends, Family and Angels: Doing the Deal, May 10, 2007.

Wellington Fund Blog, Friday interview, May 11, 2007

Red Canary Magazine, “Legal Missteps for Growing Companies”, July 13, 2007

National Post, Suzie Dingwall Williams interviewed for “When Love and Money is on the Line,” November 21, 2007

Profit Magazine, Suzie Dingwall Williams interviewed for, “Shoot Your Partners”, November 2007

IDC Canadian Strategic Outsourcing: Customer Needs and Strategies, “The Three Rs of Contract Renegotiations: Restructuring, Renewing, and Realigning the Outsourcing Relationship, Part B” Susan Foran quoted, April 2008


iconForan, Susan E. "Look Before You Leap." SOHO Business Report, A Dream Launchers Publication Volume 17 Issue 4: 11.

iconForan, Susan E. "Breaking Up is Hard to Do." SOHO Business Report, A Dream Launchers Publication Volume 18 Issue 1: 37 and 39.

iconForan, Susan E. "It’s Mine, All Mine." SOHO Business Report, A Dream Launchers Publication Volume 18 Issue 2: 37 and 47.

iconPatricia Moser-Stern and Susan Foran, “The New Tools of Negotiating.” MBE Minority Business Entrepreneur Vol. 23, No. 5 September / October 2006: 106–110.

iconPatricia J. Moser-Stern and Susan Foran, “The Ethics Challenge – Right is Not Necessarily the Opposite of Wrong.” MBE Minority Business Entrepreneur Vol. 24, No. 5 September / October 2007: 80-87.

Heart Business Journal for Women, Suzie Dingwall Williams contributing writer (launch July 2008)


iconCorporate Venture Capital - Getting Funds from Your Business Partners

iconDeal Making 101 - Financing Terms 2006

iconRecent Developments in Corporate Governance How Private Companies Must Adjust to Remain Attractive Acquisition Targets

iconMaking the Best of Strategic Alliances in Todays Environment

Susan Foran - Legal Expert at Excellence in Entrepreneurship Conference September 2006, Oakville, Ontario.

Susan Foran - Guest lecturer on Copyright Law, Law and the Media course at University of Guelph-Humber, Fall 2006 through 2011.

Toronto Venture Group: Avoiding the Landmines of Venture Financing, Suzie Dingwall Williams featured speaker January 10, 2007

Canadian Innovation Exchange, April 29,2008: Suzie Dingwall Williams, speaker

Susan Foran - The Banking Sector Education and Training Authority of South Africa (BANKSETA) International Executive Development Program, subject matter expert financing of innovation in Ontario small group break out session, June 2008