Over the past year, there have been a number of developments in lobbying law in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan.
“Lobbying” is defined broadly in all three jurisdictions. It includes attempting to influence government decisions, such as legislative proposals, bills, resolutions, regulations, programs, policies, directives and guidelines. In British Columbia and Saskatchewan, it also includes seeking government contracts.
This presentation, delivered by the nation's leading legal experts on lobbying law, will provide an in-depth focus on reputational and legal risks. It will help your business or organization ensure it is compliance-focused.
- Lobbyist registration requirements, including new guidance by the Lobbyist Registrar of Alberta on the contracting prohibitions in the Lobbyists Act
- Regulatory developments, including a summary of Bill 54 in British Columbia and Bill 195 in Saskatchewan
- Ethical restrictions on lobbying, including restrictions on political activities, contingency fees, and conflicts of interest
- Enforcement trends, including updates on enforcement proceedings at the municipal, provincial and federal levels of government
- In-House Counsel
- Government Relations Consultants
- Public Affairs Professionals
- Business Executives
- 8:30 AM | Presentation
- 10:00 AM | Q&A
- 10:30 AM | End