• Skyscrapers and Bungalows—Overview of Construction and Real Estate Insolvencies
    September 29, 2023
    Jonathan Hillson joined a panel at the Canadian Bar Association's CBA Insolvency Law Conference on Skyscrapers and Bungalows—Overview of Construction and Real Estate Insolvencies.
  • Anne McLellan on the Energy Transition and a Long-Term Economic Vision for Canada
    September 28, 2023
    Anne McLellan appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on September 25, 2023 as a witness in the pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2024 federal budget. She spoke in her role as co-chair of the Coalition for a Better Future. In her introductory remarks, she spoke about why the federal government urgently needs to provide clarity on its legislative framework for the energy transition—and why Canada needs a long-term economic vision to succeed.
  • David Dodge: Canada Must Adapt To Rapid and Extensive Structural Changes
    September 28, 2023
    David Dodge appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance on September 25, 2023 as a witness in the pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2024 federal budget.
  • CUSMA Small and Medium Enterprise Dialogue
    September 21, 2023
    Jessica Horwitz spoke as part of the official Canadian Delegation at the annual CUSMA SME Dialogue, hosted by the Ministry of Economy of Mexico in Mexico City on September 21, 2023. Jessica provided her Top 10 Tips for SME Importers and Exporters to/from Canada.
  • Exit Planning Network YEG—September 2023
    September 21, 2023
    Leah Tolton spoke at the September 2023 meeting of the EXIT PLANNING NETWORK YEG Meetup—a group of advisors involved in exit planning who believe that every business owner deserves a great exit. Leah, having recently completed the Family Enterprise Advisor (FEA) designation, spoke about the desigantion and some unique aspects of working with family enterprise.
  • The Deal Landscape—What Drivers and Trends are Driving Canadian M&A
    September 21, 2023
    Abbas Ali Khan moderated a panel of experts including Bosa Kosoric, on the drivers and trends that are driving Canadian M&A at the Capital Markets Forum on September 21, 2023. Participants gathered to network and discuss key drivers and trends in Canada’s capital markets, and how players in the sector are evolving their approaches and practices alongside them.
  • Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2023: Building for Growth Together
    September 15, 2023
    Sharon Singh moderated a panel at the Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2023 on Indigenous Workforce Development and Business Growth. The Indigenous Opportunities Forum 2023, presented by CN, is Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s annual event that brings together local First Nations and Greater Vancouver business and economic development leaders to connect, discuss and learn about projects, partnerships and opportunities for growth and sustainability in the region.
  • Consumer Product Liability Claims
    August 24, 2023
    Cheryl Woodin provided an overview of product liability claims in Canada in a video presented by Thomson Reuters Practical Law. She spoke about how Canadian consumers can bring product liability claims, including the litigation procedures and remedies available. Cheryl also discussed the relationship between product regulation and product liability in Canada, and recent trends.
  • Navigating Climate Governance: Legal Update for Directors
    August 23, 2023
    Sharon Singh joined a panel of experts in a webinar presented by the Institute of Corporate Directors.   The panel discussed weaving climate legal considerations into boardroom strategy, recent legal trends affecting climate oversight and ways to protect your board from potential litigation threats.
  • Emerging Regulation: What Companies Doing Business in/with China Should Know about Forced Labour in Supply Chains
    June 28, 2023
    Jessica Horwitz and Sabrina A. Bandali spoke on a panel moderated by Stephen Bowman, entitled Emerging Regulation: What Companies Doing Business in/with China Should Know about Forced Labour in Supply Chains. This event was co-hosted by Bennett Jones and the Canada China Business Council.
  • Building a Better Future Together through Diversity and Inclusivity
    June 23, 2023
    Radha Curpen spoke at The Greater Vancouver Board of Trade’s second annual Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Forum, a full day conference aimed at inspiring action, results and impact in the workplace and beyond.
  • How to Enhance the Probability of a Successful Mediation
    June 12, 2023
    Pascale Dionne-Bourassa moderated a panel discussion entitled "How to Enhance the Probability of a Successful Mediation", organized by the Quebec Division of the Canadian Bar Association.
  • Mawji Centre Spring into Business Series: An Introduction to Intellectual Property
    June 09, 2023
    Ahmed Elmallah presented to NAIT's Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship—the session was focused on IP protection and the value IP protection offers startups.
  • Investment Restrictions and Vacancy Taxes and the Impacts on Developers
    June 08, 2023
    Mark Lewis taught a course for the Continuing Education Society of British Columbia on investment restrictions and vacancy taxes and the impacts on developers.
  • Strategies to Manage New, Complex and Conflicting Sanctions
    June 08, 2023
    Lincoln Caylor spoke on a panel 22nd Annual Canadian Flagship Canadian Forum on Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crime, presented by The Canadian Institute. The panel focused on the continually evolving Russia sanctions in 2023 and moving into 2024, and the interaction of coordinated sanctions measures amongst Canada, the United States and the European Union.
  • Mexico and Canada Not as Aggressive on Forced Labor Bans but Expect More
    June 07, 2023
    International Trade Today reported on a recent webinar featuring Jessica Horwitz, where she spoke with Eduardo Sotelo Cauduro of Sanchez Devanny, and Angela Santos of ArentFox Schiff, on forced labour compliance, requirements in the USMCA region and best practices for a practical and effective supply chain diligence and compliance program.
  • Capitalizing Indigenous Business: Towards A Supercharged Canadian Economy
    June 02, 2023
    Sharon Singh participated in the Capitalizing Indigenous Business: Towards A Supercharged Canadian Economy panel discussion for the 2023 Indigenous Partnerships Success Showcase.
  • Advising Tech-Enabled Startup Companies
    May 30, 2023
    Ahmed Elmallah spoke at the Advising Tech-Enabled Startup Companies LESA Webinar. The program focused on pressures, challenges and opportunities faced by startup companies. Ahmed and his co-presenters identified common issues and associated legal risks, and helped attendees develop strategies to address them.
  • Land Use Compatibility
    May 30, 2023
    Andrew Jeanrie spoke at The Six-Minute Municipal Lawyer 2023, presented by the Law Society of Ontario on land use compatibility.
  • Building B.C.'s ESG Advantage
    May 26, 2023
    Sharon Singh moderated the panel held at the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade's Building B.C.'s ESG Advantage event. The panel of ESG practitioners discussed strategies for the integration of ESG plans into day-to-day operations as well as the importance of training and upskilling our workforce.
  • What Legal Advisers Need to Know About Competition Law in 2023
    May 24, 2023
    Pascale Dionne-Bourassa spoke at a webinar hosted by the Canadian Bar Association's Quebec Division, on recent developments and trends in competition law in Canada.
  • Michelle Yung on The Future of Commercial Leasing
    May 19, 2023
    Michelle Yung spoke at the Future of Commercial Leasing 2023 program, presented by the Pacific Business & Law Institute. She explored the emerging trends affecting the commercial leasing sector and gave suggestions on how to react.
  • International Judgment Enforcement & Recognition
    May 18, 2023
    Maureen Ward spoke on a panel at the ThoughtLeaders4Fire conference in Portugal regarding international judgment enforcement and recognition. The conference brought together speakers from around the globe to discuss asset recovery trends and developments in an international context.
  • Legal Developments in Environmental and Supply Chain Compliance
    May 15, 2023
    Sabrina A. Bandali presented at the 2023 International Compliance Professionals Association Europe Conference in Amsterdam on environmental and supply chain compliance.
  • Building Effective Partnerships with Indigenous Communities
    May 11, 2023
    Sharon Singh spoke at the Haskayne School of Business, at the Building Effective Partnerships with Indigenous Communities session. She discussed the legal duties of boards, the current legal and policy requirements and best practices on Thursday, February 23 and Thursday, May 11, 2023.

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