Biovail Corporation

Biovail Corporation

October 20, 2005 08:30 ET

Biovail to Present Case Study on Corporate Governance

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - Oct 20, 2005) -

Biovail Corporation (NYSE:BVF)(TSX:BVF) announced today that the Company will present at the Mergers and Acquisition Symposium this afternoon in Toronto.

The presentation and panel discussion, "Governance Today - What Shareholders Care About", will take place at 2 p.m. EDT, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Room 206, North Building. Panelists include Kenneth Howling, Biovail's Vice President of Finance and Corporate Affairs; Paul Schneider, Director of Research for the Coalition for Good Governance; and Carol Hansell, a partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP and one of Canada's leading experts on corporate governance.

Biovail will present a case study with regard to the approach the Company has taken for its ongoing corporate-governance enhancement initiative and recent accomplishments that have emerged as a result.

More details on the event are available at:

About Biovail Corporation

Biovail Corporation is a specialty pharmaceutical company, engaged in the formulation, clinical testing, registration, manufacture, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products utilizing advanced drug-delivery technologies. For more information about Biovail, visit the Company's Web site at

For further information, please contact Ken Howling at 905-286-3000 or send inquiries to

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Contact Information

  • Biovail Corporation
    Kenneth G. Howling, 905-286-3000