Seminars & Events

Cassels Brock has been delivering a quarterly corporate counsel seminar series to a growing audience since 2006. Our lawyers also host practice specific seminars, which can be found under Additional Events. Use the site search function to look for topics of interest. To be added to our Seminars & Events mailing list please click here.

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Marisa Coggin, Program Chair and Michael Osborne Speaking at the "Commercial Agreements Bootcamp: Building Essential Negotiating and Drafting Skills" Program
November 15, 2018
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Gordon Chambers Speaking on "Advising Directors in M&A Transactions"
November 14, 2018
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Larry Weinberg Moderating Panel Titled "Expansion to and from the US and Canada—Exploiting the Opportunities, While Appreciating the Differences"
November 12, 2018
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Suhuyini Abudulai Speaking at the 6th Annual AML & Financial Crime Conference
November 1, 2018
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Lara Jackson Discussing "Arbitration v. Litigation"
November 1, 2018
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Brenda C. Swick Discussing “Protect and Promote Your Interests: Internal and International Trade Disputes in the Alcoholic Beverage Industry”
October 29, 2018
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Brenda C. Swick Looking at the "Impact of Trade War on Defence Industry"
October 23, 2018
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Stephen Selznick Speaking on Current Structural and Contractual Issues in the Entertainment Industry
October 22, 2018
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Brigeeta Richdale Speaking on "Ethics Under Pressure: Principles vs. Profits"
October 18, 2018
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Casey Chisick Discussing "Copyright: Latest and Hottest Topics in Technology"
October 11, 2018
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Laurie Jessome Discussing "Whistle Blowing: Betraying the Company or Saving the World?"
October 5, 2018
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Suhuyini Abudulai Discussing "Advertising and Marketing Law: Consumer Law Issues and Update"
October 4, 2018
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Jeffrey Oliver Discussing "The Certainty of Uncertainty in the Exercise of Discretion"
September 29, 2018
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Frank Robinson Speaking on “Frannabis – The Intersection of Cannabis Legalization and Franchising” at the CFA Franchise Law Day
September 27, 2018
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Michael Osborne Discussing "Cartels and Anti-Competitive Agreements in 2018: The Evolving Regulatory Landscape Explored"
September 25, 2018
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Casey Chisick Speaking on "Copyright Class Action Proceedings"
September 13, 2018

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Lara Jackson Speaking on "Pleading Foreign Law"
September 13, 2018

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Jeffrey Oliver Speaking on "DIP Loans: Are They Still the Prom Queen or King?"
August 18, 2018

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Kristin Taylor Answers “How Will Legal Cannabis Impact Safety-Conscious Work Environments?”
July 26, 2018

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Michael Osborne Speaking on "Abuse of Dominance in the U.S. and Abroad"
July 17, 2018

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Proud Sponsor of 10th Lithium Supply & Markets Conference: Featuring Expert Insights from Brian Dominique and David Redford
June 26, 2018

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Len Glickman and Andrew Reback, Panelists, Discussing "It’s A Mess: What Happens When You Don’t Pay Attention When Your Clients are Crossing Borders"
June 20, 2018

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Bernice Karn Presenting "Nothing in Life is Free - An Introduction to Third Party and Open Source Licenses"
June 11, 2018

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Proud Sponsor of the 2018 Lift & Co. Cannabis Business Conference & Expo: Featuring Expert Insights from Jonathan Sherman and James Lyle
May 24, 2018

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Brigeeta Richdale and Jessica Lewis Discussing "Recent Trends in Securities Fraud, Related Ethical Considerations and the use of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain"
May 23, 2018

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Proud Sponsor of Benchmark Litigation's Women in Litigation Vancouver Forum: Featuring Expert Insights from Mary Buttery
May 10, 2018

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Robert Cohen and Ted Frankel Presenting "Drafting Arbitration Clauses"
May 10, 2018

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Geoff Shaw and Christopher Horkins Discussing the Raibex Decision and What it Means for Your Franchise System at CFA Webinar
May 2, 2018

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Matthew Alter Presenting "Practical Considerations: The Ultimate Payee's Perspective"
April 30, 2018

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Ann Watterworth Speaking on "Drafting Indemnity and Limitation of Liability Clauses"
April 26, 2018

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Kristin Taylor Speaking on "Marijuana in the Workplace"
April 25, 2018

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Proud Sponsor of CHIC 2018: Featuring Expert Insights from Jason Arbuck, Kristin Taylor and Jonathan Sherman
April 24, 2018

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Geoff Shaw Discussing Key Issues Arising from Decision in Raibex Canada Ltd. v. ASWR Franchising Corp.
April 18, 2018

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Casey Chisick Speaking on "International Copyright Transactions: Recent Copyright Law Developments Around the World and their Impact"
April 18, 2018

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Lara Jackson Presenting "Practical Considerations for Conducting an Effective Cross-Examination of an Expert"
April 18, 2018

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Suhuyini Abudulai Speaking on "Recent Developments in Consumer Law"
April 16, 2018

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Charles Newman, Panel Moderator, Discussing "Public-Private Partnerships: An International Perspective"
April 12, 2018

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Leonard Glickman a Workshop Mediator at the ABA's 9th Annual Miami Entertainment Law Symposium
April 6, 2018

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Alison Hayman Discussing "Packaging Compliance in the Emerging Cannabis Industry"
March 23, 2018

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Christie Gibson Speaking on "Heritage Properties and Construction Projects"
March 21, 2018

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Patience Omokhodion Presenting "Financial Ratios and Financial Statement Analysis"
March 20, 2018

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David S. Ward is Co-Chair and Panelist at the IPBA 2018 Annual General Meeting and Conference
March 15, 2018

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Len Glickman and Marco Ciarlariello are Arbitrators at the Hockey Arbitration Competition of Canada
March 4, 2018

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Marlon Hylton Speaking on "e-Discovery: The Fundamentals"
March 1, 2018

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Proud to Present the 20th Annual ESLA Entertainment and Sport Law Conference: Featuring Expert Insights from Len Glickman, Stephen Selznick and Marco Ciarlariello
March 1, 2018

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Suhuyini Abudulai Speaking on "Excellence in Colour" at the University of Windsor
February 26, 2018

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Signe Leisk and Christie Gibson Discussing "Cultural Heritage Protection in Land Use Planning"
February 9, 2018

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Laurie Jessome, Caitlin Russell and Pamela Hinman Discussing "Bill 148: Navigating Ontario’s New Labour & Employment Laws"
February 6, 2018

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Matthew Alter Speaking on "Pre-litigation Claim Management"
February 6, 2018

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Marco Ciarlariello Lecturing on the Right of Publicity for Entertainment & Sports Law Course
January 26, 2018

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Jeremy Martin Hosts Webinar on the Topic of Privacy and Data Security Class Actions
January 18, 2018

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Eric Mayzel Speaking on "Commencing Civil Proceedings"
January 13, 2018

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Proud Sponsor of the 2018 Lift Cannabis Business Conference: Featuring Expert Insights from Nancy Choi and Alison Hayman
January 12, 2018

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Suhuyini Abudulai Presenting at the Consumer Financial Services Committee 2018 Winter Meeting
January 8, 2018

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Stephen Selznick Teaching Entertainment & Sports Law Course at Osgoode Hall Law School
January 5, 2018

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Past Seminar & Events

Erin Craddock, Larry Ellis and David Ward Teaching International Insolvency Law at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law
June 30, 2018

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Casey Chisick to Co-Chair Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA) Annual Meeting
June 10, 2018

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Jonathan Fleisher is Discussing "Getting Into the Weeds - Opportunities and Risks in Cannabis Finance"
May 6, 2018

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Suhuyini Abudulai Speaking at the ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
April 12, 2018

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Brigeeta Richdale and Jessica Lewis Speaking on "Recent Trends in Enforcement"
April 4, 2018

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Proud Sponsor of ARIL's 15th Conference (2018): Featuring Expert Insights from Mary Buttery and Jared Enns
February 8, 2018

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Stephen Selznick Speaking on “Understanding Net Profits and their Calculation in the Entertainment Industry”
January 22, 2018

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Suhuyini Abudulai Discussing "Consumer Protection Compliance Fundamentals for Financial Institutions"
November 28, 2017

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Wendy Berman is a Program Chair of "Intersection of Civil, Criminal and Regulatory Law Issues in Litigation" Seminar
November 17, 2017

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Carla Potter Discussing "Security Agreements and Equipment Finance Agreements"
November 15, 2017

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Stephen Selznick Speaking at the Osgoode Hall Continuing Education Program “Structuring, Negotiating and Drafting Entertainment Contracts”
October 30, 2017

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Wendy Berman Speaking at the 7th Biennial Women in Litigation Symposium - "Unstoppable Confidence: Making Your Mark as a Litigator"
October 27, 2017

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Len Glickman and David Ward Among Experts Participating in UIA’s 61st Congress
October 23, 2017

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David Ward and Erin Craddock Discussing Municipal Taxes in Insolvency Proceedings
October 16, 2017

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Larry Weinberg Moderating Panel at the 2017 IBA Annual Conference
October 10, 2017

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Christopher Horkins Speaking on "Managing Default, Termination and the Duty of Good Faith"
September 26, 2017

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Jeffrey Oliver Speaking on “Restructuring Strategies” Panel
September 20, 2017

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Jake Bullen Co-Moderator of a Private Equity Subcommittee Panel at the ABA Business Law Annual Meeting
September 15, 2017

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Michael Wunder Discussing "Cross-Border Loan Transactions" at the 2017 ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting
September 14, 2017

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Wendy Berman Discussing "Rapidly Changing Law With Respect to Arrangements Under the Business Corporations Act"
September 11, 2017

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Proud Sponsor of the 2017 CAIRP Annual Conference: Featuring Expert Insights from Mary Buttery and Lance Williams
August 22, 2017

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Wendy Berman Taking Part in "A Special Litigation Presentation: Securities Advocacy: Securities Litigation Across Canada"
May 17, 2017

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Robert Cohen, Panelist, Discussing "Ethics and Professionalism In Arbitration and Litigation"
October 27, 2016

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10 Things About Canada's New Anti-Spam Law (CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Video Series)

In this video from our CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Series, partner Bernice Karn discusses new Canadian anti-spam legislation. Join Bernice as she shares the Top 10 things you should know about this new legislation, including how consent can be obtained, what electronic messages must include and the heavy penalties for not properly adhering to these new rules.

Cross-Border Leasing for U.S.-Based Lenders

In this video from our Corporate Counsel Insights Series, partner Jonathan Fleisher discusses the "hybrid lease". The hybrid lease is an innovative product developed by Cassels Brock specifically for U.S.-based lessors and lenders with the intention of levelling the competitive playing field.

Drafting Tips for Indemnity Provisions (CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Video Series)

In this video from our CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Series, partner Stuart English discusses how to reduce uncertainty in drafting contracts, specifically within indemnity provisions.

Foreign Investment Rule Changes (CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Video Series)

In this video from our CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Series, partner Chris Hersh discusses recent announcements regarding foreign investment in Canada, particularly in regards to state-owned enterprises (SOEs). Says Chris: “While the Canadian government approved significant investments by Chinese and Malaysian State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) late last week, it also sent a strong message to SOEs that future transactions will have to meet even higher standards. In characterizing Canada’s policy position on SOE investments, Prime Minister Harper stated that ‘Canada is open for business, but not for sale’ ”.

Insider Trading and Crisis Management (CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Video Series)

In this video from our CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Series, partner Ellen Bessner discusses crisis management. This has become a serious issue as mere allegations can spread like wildfire through the internet, affecting share value, profitability and the ability to attract talent.

Negotiating Information Technology Contracts: 10 Things You Should Consider

In this video from our Corporate Counsel Insights Series, partner Bernice Karn discusses the 10 things you should consider when negotiating IT contracts

Share Purchase Agreements and Cross-Border Tax Issues (CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Video Series)

In this video from our CBB Corporate Counsel Insights Series, partner Andrew Reback discusses share purchase agreements and cross-border tax issues. Join Andrew as he discusses a few of the tax related issues that may arise whenever shares of a company are purchased or disposed of, including “Foreign Affiliate Dumping Rules”, the allocation of consideration to non-competition payments under share purchase agreements, vendors selling shares of a Canadian-controlled-private-corporation and a recent modification to the rules surrounding non-residents of Canada disposing of shares of a Canadian company.