Fasken Martineau's Symposium provides lawyers with educational seminars for continuing professional development (CPD) and will also be of interest to non-lawyers from private and public sector organizations. This complimentary half-day event will help you achieve up to three hours of education that can be applied towards CPD requirements of the Ontario Law Society of Upper Canada.
• Learn from recognized legal professionals
• Network with your peers as you study alongside them
• Speak and consult with our lawyers
8:00 am - 8:30 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30 am - 9:00 am
Speakers: Yael Wexler and Jay Kerr-Wilson
You have no doubt heard about 3D printing and perhaps even used it. But, have you considered the IP issues and potential pitfalls?
9:00 am - 9:30 am
The Rules of Professional Conduct for the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC)
Speaker: Guy Giorno
The Rules of Professional Conduct for the LSUC are being revised effective October 1, 2014 to accommodate Ontario's adoption of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada (FLSC) model rules. How will the new rules affect your private or public sector practice?
This program qualifies for 0.5 Professionalism Hour accreditation.
9:30 am - 10:10 am
Speaker: Virginia Schweitzer
What is crowdfunding? Is this the new way to raise money for start-up companies? What are the proposed regulations in Ontario and Québec.
Independent Legal Advice (ILA)
Speaker: Anna Tosto
Fundamental principles and tips for clients and counsel on the circumstances in which independent legal advice is needed and what form it should take.
10:10 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 11:00 am
Spectrum - Why is it Important and How is it Regulated?
Speaker: Stephen Whitehead
Why does something you cannot see get so much press and receive so much attention from government and industry?
11:00 am - 11:30 am
Canadian Anti-Bribery and Corruption Laws
Speaker: Martin Fisher-Haydis
These laws affect all of us and our business relationships. In this session, you will gain an understanding of the tools to manage risk and increased surveillance under these laws.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Workplace v. Family Expectations: When Two Worlds Collide
Speaker: Claire Vachon
Discrimination complaints on the basis of family status and an employer’s duty to accommodate employees as a result of their family circumstances have been hot topics for the past several years. Do you really understand what the duty of accommodation entails in this context?
This Symposium will be presented in English only.
This is an in-person program.
This program is complimentary.
RSVP register by May 1, 2014 by clicking the link on the left sidebar.
For more information:
+1 416 868 3329
Note: The hours from the non-accredited sessions may be applied towards the 9 Substantive Hours of annual Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required by the Law Society of Upper Canada for Ongoing Members. Please note that these seminars are not accredited for Professionalism Hours and cannot be counted for New Members or for Professionalism Hours for Ongoing Members.