Dr. Puffer was a key expert witness and provided litigation support for BCE and their partners vs. bondholders in the context of Canada’s largest ever Leveraged Buyout transaction. The case was decided in favour of BCE at the Supreme Court of Canada and has had important effects on the Canadian market. An article by Twist Financial on the Implications of the BCE transaction and court case on corporate bondholders in Canada can be found here.
October 20, 2008, Insight Fixed Income Conference, Toronto, ON. The presentation focussed on the differences between Canadian and US mortgage markets and implications for Canadian bond markets. Marlene Puffer was a featured speaker for the third year in a row.Read the Article
April 22, 2008, Toronto CFA Society luncheon, introductory remarks and moderator with Purdy Crawford, Francesca Guolo, and Andrew Kresse. Including live webcast. Click to read the handout summarizing the restructuring.Read the Article
October 29-30, 2007, Insight Fixed Income Conference, Toronto, ON. Featured Speaker.
September 24, 2007, Invited participant in a roundtable discussion with Canadian Capital Market Participants, Toronto, ON. Organized by the Department of Finance, OSFI, and Bank of Canada.
May 2005, Capital Markets Institute Conference, Panelist