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Not Just a Point of Procedure: The New Summary Judgment Regime and How it Affects You

Litigation Group Seminar (Fasken Martineau Institute)
When
Where Fasken Martineau
Algonquin, Escarpment and Huron Boardrooms
333 Bay Street, Suite 2400
Bay Adelaide Centre
,
Toronto, ON
M5H2T6
Canada
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On December 5, 2011, the Ontario Court of Appeal released a long-anticipated decision concerning the new summary judgment rules, which had been recently expanded, with the apparent intention of making summary judgment more available. In the wake of the Court's decision, significant concerns have arisen as to whether the decision is consistent with the spirit and apparent intention of the new rules. This seminar, designed for in-house counsel involved in managing litigation, will address the following:

  • Why in-house counsel should be concerned over a decision about the rules of civil procedure
  • How the new decision has changed the landscape
  • Some practical guidance for claim evaluation and management

Agenda:

8:00 am - 8:30 am     Registration and Breakfast
8:30 am - 10:00 am   Presentation and Q&A

Note: The hours from this non-accredited seminar can be applied towards the 9 Substantive Hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Please note that this seminar is not accredited for Professionalism Hours or New Member CPD Hours.

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