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Publications & Presentations
At The Advocates' Society's intensive two-day workshop Summer Trial Advocacy College, Risa Kirshblum will be sharing her litigation...
Risa M. Kirshblum | June 6, 2019
Jaan Lilles will be co-presenting at the Ontario Bar Association's Litigating Complicated Medical Negligence Claims program on the panel "Dealing with Experts". He will be sharing his expertize on the standard of care and causation, advocacy, strategic planning, complying with ethical rules, draft reports, and bullet-proof expert opinions.
Jaan Lilles | May 30, 2019
Monique Jilesen will be a Co-Chair at The Advocates' Society's first ever program that focusses specifically about advocacy on the Commercial List. As a seasoned Commercial List litigator, Monique will be sharing expert tips about the dos and don'ts for 9:30 appointments, pre-trial hearings, judge-led mediations, electronic hearings, and more.
Monique Jilesen | May 15, 2019
Brendan Morrison will be presenting at the Defamation Law 2019: Current Issues + Emerging Trends Conference on the panel “Anti-SLAPP: Where We Are At and Where We Are Headed”. The panel will examine key lessons from the Court of Appeal on interpreting and applying anti-SLAPP legislation and other practical considerations and strategies for anti-SLAPP motions.
Brendan F. Morrison | April 29, 2019
Ian Binnie will be co-presenting at The Advocates' Society's 18th Annual Spring Symposium, on the panel "A Question of Advocacy: Handling...
Ian Binnie | April 24, 2019
Anne Posno will be sharing her expertise on Victory Verbatim’s panel discussion regarding the conduct of examinations for discovery.
Anne E. Posno | April 24, 2019
Dena Varah will be speaking at the upcoming Advocates' Society D&I Breakfast. The panel will discuss the challenges of of balancing a litigation practice and parenting commitments.
Dena N. Varah | April 17, 2019
Veronica C. Tsou presented on a panel for the Girls in Tech conference. Veronica spoke to girls in grades 6-8 about possible career paths in the tech space.
Veronica C. Tsou | April 13, 2019
Sana Halwani will be presenting at the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada's webinar called “Basics of Law – Evidence: From Key Principles to Digital Evidence”. The program will discuss fundamental principles of evidence, the latest strategies in collecting digital evidence, and tips on presenting evidence before courts and tribunals.
Sana Halwani | April 12, 2019
At the 2019 Annual CCCA National Conference for in-house counsel, Monique Jilesen will be a member of the plenary panel called “Get Ahead of the Pack: Best Practices for Advising the Board When a Dispute is on the Horizon”. She will sharing expert practical advice on litigation avoidance, pre-litigation planning, and sharing risk.
Monique Jilesen | April 8, 2019
Mark Veneziano will be presenting at The Advocates' Society's annual workshop "Do a Trial!" As an experienced trial lawyer, he will provide expert advice on how to develop a team trial strategy and how to prepare witnesses.
Mark Veneziano | April 6, 2019
As a leader in student recruitment and advancing D&I in the legal profession, Shara N. Roy has been asked to speak at the Canadian Bar Association's sold out Inclusive Leader Series event called “Diversity and Inclusion in Law Firms: Opportunities for Young Lawyers”.
Shara N. Roy | April 4, 2019
At the Advocate’s Society’s program Leadership Skills for Litigators, Tom Curry will share his expert tips and in-depth experience on the panel “Transforming your Litigation Skills into Leadership Skills.”
Tom Curry | March 29, 2019
Jaan Lilles will be presenting at the Advocates' Society's program called “Transparency and Disclosure Before Administrative Tribunals”. The program will provide an update on the obligations, opportunities, and trends in this area.
Jaan Lilles | March 27, 2019
Tom Curry will be teaching University of Toronto law students about Appellate Advocacy.
Tom Curry | March 11, 2019
Tom Curry will be co-presenting at the Ontario Bar Association's Your First Civil Trial program on the panel The Art of Examinations. He will be sharing his expert and practical advice on mastering direct examinations and cross-examinations.
Tom Curry | March 1, 2019
Tom Curry co-presented at the Ontario Bar Association's Civil Litigation Program. He discussed how the new one-judge civil case management pilot will function, the types of cases included, and the availability of fixed-trial dates.
Tom Curry | February 25, 2019
Monique Jilesen was a panellist at the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers conference. She was part of a team discussing Gender, Diversity and Equality. This session contributed to the conference's theme of Practicing Law and Humanity and how the legal profession can achieve better diversity and equality in all areas.
Monique Jilesen | February 23, 2019
Matthew Lerner and Scott Rollwagen co-authored the article Alive and well: Construction Lien Act deemed trust after bankruptcy in The Lawyer's Daily February 8, 2019 edition. They discuss the recent decision in Guarantee Company of North America v Royal Bank of Canada that has upset the long-standing conventional wisdom among bankruptcy and insolvency practitioners in Ontario about the fate of provincially-created statutory trusts in bankruptcy.
Tom Curry shared his expertise at the 16th Annual Review of Insolvency Law Conference as part of the panel “Paramountcy – Does Insolvency Always Trump?”
Tom Curry | February 1, 2019
Paul-Erik's article Time to expand analysis of the merits in all class actions was published by Lawyer's Daily. Paul-Erik discusses the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Fehr v Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada which provides a clear example of an appellate court setting aside the motion judge’s decision on certification because the motion judge improperly considered the merits of the case.
Paul-Erik Veel | January 31, 2019
Paul-Erik Veel’s blog post Applying Foreign Law in Canadian Class Actions was reprinted in Lexpert Magazine’s January 2019 issue. In the article, he discusses the key take-aways from the Court of Appeal’s recent decision in Das v George Weston Limited.
Paul-Erik Veel | January 31, 2019
Jessica Lim's article "Does your law firm need an innovation team?" was published in the first 2019 international edition of Legal Business World. In the article she discusses how every law firm should be committing to some form of innovation, in order to focus on clients, look outwards and ahead, and evaluate ideas.
Jessica Lim | January 31, 2019
Monique Jilesen was a faculty member at The Advocates' Society's program Cross-Examination: Strategies for Success. The session was part of the Civil Litigation Skills Certificate program. Monique provided expert advice on how to take and keep control of witness testimony.
Monique Jilesen | January 30, 2019
Monique Jilesen hosted An Evening With the Commercial List, a popular event featuring Commercial List judges, and litigators at The Advocates' Society. This was an opportunity to see your fellow law professionals in a less formal setting.
Monique Jilesen | January 23, 2019
Rebecca Jones spoke at the Law Society of Ontario's program Evidence Essentials for Litigators. She presented the topic "Ethical Issues".
Rebecca Jones | January 18, 2019Ontario Court of Appeal Rules in Heller v Uber Technologies Inc: A Sensible Result with Challenging Implications
Paul-Erik's article Ontario Court of Appeal Rules in Heller v Uber Technologies Inc: A Sensible Result with Challenging Implications appeared in the Class Actions Law section of the Ontario Bar Association.
Paul-Erik Veel | January 15, 2019
Tom Curry was a legal moderator at Mount Sinai Hospital for the OB Malpractice 2019 Program Obstetrical Malpractice: A Survival Guide for 2019.
Tom Curry | January 12, 2019
Sarah Millar presented on the creation of Discovery plans and then assessed individual plans drafted by students.
Sarah Millar | December 12, 2018
Ian Binnie and Peter Griffin presented at the 35th Annual Joint Colloquium on International Arbitration. They shared their expertise on the panel discussion Mastering Effective Techniques for Cross-Examination.
Shara N. Roy spoke on the Young Women in Law panel Diversity & Inclusion in Law: Has Anything Changed a Year After "Black on Bay Street"? on November 28, 2018 at 6:00 PM. Discussions included what, if anything, has changed on Bay Street in regards to hiring trends and practices, workplace culture, and best practices in the law firm.
Shara N. Roy | November 29, 2018
Monique Jilesen and Shara Roy co-authored the Lawyer's Daily article Successfully Managing Complex Litigation which was published on November 29, 2018.
Shara N. Roy was a guest speaker at an OsgoodePD course on Corporate Governance. She shared her expertise on Securities Class Actions.
Shara N. Roy | November 28, 2018
Tom Curry presented at The Advocates' Society's program Focus on Credibility on November 21, 2018. He shared his expertise on the panel Attacking Credibility in Cross-Examination.
Tom Curry | November 21, 2018
Monique Jilesen was the moderator for two panels at Lexpert's Litigation Funding event. The first panel was called "What is litigation funding, what types of cases are suitable, how do companies typically use funding and how does the process work?" The second panel called "Due Diligence Process" covered the preparation needed, high-level assessment, and taking a deep dive on due diligence.
Monique Jilesen | November 20, 2018
Peter J. Osborne spoke at The Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators' Expert Witness Symposium as part of a panel "Reading the Room (How to Testify Convincingly), What Judges and Lawyers Are Looking For." In this session, he provided tips on maximizing your effectiveness as an expert witness.
Peter J. Osborne | November 19, 2018
Paul-Erik Veel spoke at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Business Valuators' Expert Witness Symposium on November 19, 2018. His panel discussed the roles and responsibilities of an expert witness.
Paul-Erik Veel | November 19, 2018
Monique Jilesen was a panellist on the Cavanagh LLP Professionalism Speaker Series at the University of Ottawa on November 15, 2018. She spoke about equitable and inclusive hiring practices in the law firm.
Monique Jilesen | November 15, 2018
Sarah Millar was part of webinar discussing how to reduce the costs and burdens of discovery. This webinar showed how to effectively use technologies such as conceptual searching, email threading, near-duplicate analysis, and continuous active learning to streamline your eDiscovery process.
Sarah Millar | November 14, 2018
Mariam Moktar presented on the panel discussion "Trailblazers" at the Black Female Lawyers Network's 12th Annual Sistahs-in-Law Retreat and Fundraiser. They discussed a range of topics including diversity and inclusion in the legal profession.
Mariam Moktar | November 12, 2018
Mariam Moktar shared her expertise on the UofT Law Litigation Association panel on November 12 at 6:00 PM. The panel discussion, featuring prominent litigators, aimed to better educate law students about the various types of litigation practice.
Mariam Moktar | November 12, 2018
Melanie Baird spoke at the Law Society of Ontario's program "Expert Evidence for Litigators" on October 29, 2018. She shared her expertise on the panel The Future of Expert Evidence: Blue Skies Ahead?
Melanie Baird | October 29, 2018
Glenn Smith was a panellist at the 2018 New York State Bar Association's International Section Seasonal Meeting. He spoke on the "Insurance: Cross-Border Challenges" panel.
Glenn Smith | October 25, 2018
Peter J. Osborne spoke at The Advocates' Society's Fall Forum 2018. He was part of the program's faculty that explored the use of technology to simplify work and life.
Peter J. Osborne | October 19, 2018
Monique Jilesen and Shara N. Roy spoke at the Benchmark Women in Litigation Toronto Forum. They participated on the panel “Successfully managing complex litigation” with in-house counsel from Fengate Capital Management, Telus and PwC.
Matthew Sammon spoke at the Ontario Bar Association's program Social Media and Internet Law: Your Comprehensive Guide. He shared his expert insight on the social media landscape and how to keep pace with this evolving area of the law.
Matthew Sammon | October 15, 2018
Sana Halwani was the moderator for the "The Paperless Office and Other Legal Tech (R)evolutions" panel at IPIC's 92nd Annual General Meeting.
Sana Halwani | October 12, 2018
Mariam Moktar facilitated a workshop on actions that strengthens EDI, and likely improves personal, organizational and societal success at the Law Practice Program's Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Conference on October 9, 2018.
Mariam Moktar | October 9, 2018
Lindsey Bombardier spoke at the Legal Marketing Association Southwest Region Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. Speaking alongside Morgan McLeod (Cubicle Fugitive), their session highlighted the tools, tactics and information Associates need to build their books of business in the competitive and ever-evolving legal market. The session also reviewed the skills required from legal marketing professionals to deliver and continually enhance client service.
Lindsey Bombardier | October 4, 2018
Tom Curry was a course leader at The Advocates' Society's program:"Mastering the Art of Examining Witnesses". As a leading litigator, he taught core advocacy skills and practical techniques to better examine witnesses.
Tom Curry | October 3, 2018
Tom Curry spoke at OsgoodePD's 13th Annual National Forum: Administrative Law & Practice. He spoke on the topic of "Reviewing Commercial Arbitration" where he explored how reasonableness review operates in the arbitration context.
Tom Curry | October 2, 2018
Sana Halwani presented at the Law Society of Ontario’s program “Professionalism Issues in Appearing before Administrative Boards and Tribunals”. She shared expert strategies on dealing with self-represented litigants.
Sana Halwani | September 28, 2018
Shara N. Roy spoke on The Advocates' Society's program Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Leading By Example. This program uncovered the unconscious biases that might be holding you back without your knowledge, and gave you the tools to overcome them both in your workplace and in the courtroom.
Shara N. Roy | September 25, 2018At the end of your next job interview, ask (at least) one of these 10 questions about the firm’s commitment to diversity
Mariam Moktar co-authored the article At the end of your next job interview, ask (at least) one of these 10 questions about the firm’s commitment to diversity that appeared in PrecedentJD. The article discusses the importance of law students raising the subject of diversity and inclusion at their upcoming on-campus interviews.
Mariam Moktar | September 13, 2018
Andrew Skodyn spoke at the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada's program on the "State of the Union on Pharmaceutical Law in Canada". He discussed a variety of topics in Canadian pharmaceutical law including biologics litigation and recent cases under the new PMNOC regulations.
Andrew Skodyn | September 6, 2018
Mitch Brown co-authored the article Law Reform: Literature should not be overlooked by lawyers which appeared in The Lawyer's Daily. The article discusses the role literature can play in improving the legal practice.
Mitch Brown | September 6, 2018
Shara Roy was a co-chair and Brian Kolenda presented at the 8th Annual Securities Symposium. Discussions included emerging issues in the securities industry such as Class Actions, Cryptocurrencies, Corruption, and Cannabis.
Tom Curry authored the article Worried About Your Future? Everything is Going to be All Right, that appeared in PrecedentJD's 2018 issue. The article is a letter addressed to Tom as a law school student and gives advice assuring that his future as a lawyer will be bright.
Tom Curry | August 29, 2018
Shara Roy authored the article The anonymous resumé: What’s in a name? that appeared on The Lawyer's Daily website. In this article, Shara speaks about the firm's decision to move towards a diverse and inclusive hiring process to help minimize hiring bias and exclusion.
Shara N. Roy | August 20, 2018
Melanie Baird was a mentor at the Advocates' Society's 2nd Annual Big Mingle for articling and summer students.
Melanie Baird | August 15, 2018
July 14, 2018
Ronald G. Slaght was featured in Summer 2018 issue of The Advocates' Journal. His article "The Journal Conversation: Ronald Slaght" was an interview with Stephen Grant that touched on a variety of topics, including how he became the successful lawyer he is today.
Ronald G. Slaght | July 5, 2018
Sarah Millar shared her expertise on destruction and retention policies on the session titled Document Management Before and After a Data Breach.
June 22, 2018
Peter Griffin spoke at The Advocates' Society's program on "Litigating Contract Disputes". He was a member of the "Framing Your Contract Claim" panel.
Peter Griffin | June 21, 2018
Paul-Erik Veel spoke at Thomson Reuters' "In Medias Res: Preparing Yourself for the Future of Law Practice" program. His panel discussed the incorporation of legal project management (LPM) into daily practice to enhance efficiency and client/lawyer satisfaction.
Paul-Erik Veel | June 19, 2018
Tom Curry spoke at the Law Society of Ontario's Best Practices in Medical Malpractice Litigation day on the "Trials Should Not Take Six Weeks or More" panel.
Tom Curry | June 12, 2018
Risa Kirshblum spoke at the Law Society of Ontario's Best Practices in Medical Malpractice Litigation day on the "Pleadings Should Be Useful and Not Pro Forma " panel.
Risa M. Kirshblum | June 12, 2018
Nina Bombier spoke at the Advocates' Society's program, "Privilege: A litigator's Guide". She spoke about "Waiver of Privilege" and how it impacts solicitor-client privilege.
Nina Bombier | June 12, 2018
Monique Jilesen was the Co-Chair for the "Objection, Your Honor!" session at The Advocates' Society's Annual Civil Litigation program. As an experienced litigator, she spoke on how to make effective objections in the courtroom.
Monique Jilesen | June 5, 2018
Melanie Baird spoke on "The New Order(s) - Hot Topics in Federal Court Litigation" panel at CBA's Intellectual Property Day. As an expert litigator, she discussed what's new in IP litigation, including confidentiality orders, the new PM(NOC) Regulations and the rise of biologic/biosimilar litigation in Canada.
Melanie Baird | May 31, 2018
Andrew Skodyn moderated the "Life After the AstraZeneca v Apotex Supreme Court Decision" panel at this year's CBA IP Day in Ottawa. The panel addressed the outcome of this court decision from a variety of perspectives, both inside and outside the pharmaceutical industry.
Andrew Skodyn | May 31, 2018
Lindsey Bombardier spoke on the Legal Marketing Association & Toronto Association of Law Libraries panel: "Competitive Intelligence and Business Development". The session touched on how law firms are working with CI teams to implement strategies and build relationships that add value and drive business.
Lindsey Bombardier | May 28, 2018
Sana Halwani once again presented on the topic of "Infringement" at the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada's 2018 Patent Case Law Series.
Sana Halwani | May 24, 2018
Monique Jilesen presented at OBA's program on Successful Civil Appeals. She spoke on the topic of writing a persuasive factum.
Monique Jilesen | May 24, 2018
Brendan F. Morrison presented at LSO's program: Enforcing Judgements. He discussed the challenges in the enforcement of foreign judgments.
Brendan F. Morrison | May 22, 2018
Monique Jilesen spoke at The Law Society of Ontario's program "The Intersection of Business and Family Law for Family Lawyers". She spoke on the topic of Corporate Divorces & OBCA Remedies which touched on Windups, Oppression, Derivative Actions and Other Options.
Monique Jilesen | May 16, 2018
Risa Kirshblum spoke at The Advocates' Society's "Cost Submissions Advocacy" program. This program taught how one can maximize cost recovery for clients after a motion or trial.
Risa M. Kirshblum | May 15, 2018
Mariam Moktar presented at the Law Society of Ontario's Social Media and Litigation program. She shared her expertise on how to use social media evidence in civil and administrative proceedings.
Mariam Moktar | May 8, 2018
Monique Jilesen taught at The Advocates’ Society's In-House Advocacy Training for Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP. She was a skills instructor during the education program which consisted of faculty discussion, demonstration sessions and mock skills exercises.
Monique Jilesen | May 4, 2018
Monique Jilesen spoke at The Advocates’ Society's Leadership Skills for Litigators program. She took part in the panel entitled "Team Leader: Build Effective Teams and Avoid Toxic Relationships".
Monique Jilesen | May 3, 2018Beyond Contractual Borders: Managing the Recruitment and Departure of Senior Executives and Employees
Matthew Sammon and Risa Kirshblum spoke at the 2018 National Conference & World Summit. This panel of employment litigators and experienced in-house counsel shared practical tips on topics including non-competition and non-solicitation provisions, confidentiality obligations, employees duties’ to former employers and steps to respond to and manage improper departures.
As one of the leading experts in Class Actions, Peter Griffin spoke at Osgoode PD's 15th Annual Symposium on Class Actions on the panel "What Goes Around Comes Around: Lawyers Under Class Action Attack".
Peter Griffin | April 26, 2018
Colin Johnston spoke at the Inaugural Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters Training Course hosted by the Ontario Medical Association. He spoke on the legal, ethical and regulatory issues in disaster psychology.
Colin Johnston | April 21, 2018
Andrew Skodyn spoke at the American Bar Association's 33rd Annual Intellectual Property Law Conference. He moderated the panel "More than Just Justin Trudeau: Why Canada Might Be the Best Venue for Your Next IP Case" which provided a primer to US counsel on IP litigation in Canada.
Andrew Skodyn | April 20, 2018
Paul-Erik Veel spoke at the CBA Competition Law Section's Young Lawyers Half Day Symposium in Ottawa. His panel discussed whether the practice of competition law is about to enter the era of “Hipster Antitrust” and its potential implications on mergers and conduct in the coming years.
Paul-Erik Veel | April 20, 2018
Lindsey Bombardier spoke at the Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference on "The First Five: Laying the Foundation for Future Leaders" panel. She provided insights on how to begin a career in legal marketing and how to quickly set yourself up for success.
Lindsey Bombardier | April 10, 2018
Glenn Smith, a leading expert in Canada, commented on the latest trends in D&O risk & liability in Financier Worldwide's 2018 Annual Review.
Glenn Smith | April 9, 2018
At the Advocates' Society's annual Women in Commercial Litigation breakfast program, Shara N. Roy co-chaired a very important discussion about how men can be part of the conversation.
Shara N. Roy | April 3, 2018
Rebecca Jones was a member of faculty at The Osgoode Certificate in Health Law program. She spoke on "Medical Malpractice: Theory and Practice" which provided a key insight into the adversarial process in malpractice litigation and causation basics.
Rebecca Jones | April 3, 2018
Jessica Starck was a co-author of "The Dispute Resolution Review - Edition 10". The publication provides an indispensable overview of the civil court systems of 37 jurisdictions.
Jessica Starck | March 14, 2018
Monique Jilesen spoke at the Advocates' Society's breakfast program on the Top Cases in Commercial Litigation from 2017.
Monique Jilesen | March 6, 2018
Monique Jilesen spoke on the Litigation Panel at the 14th Annual Asian Canadian Law Students Conference, which took place on March 3, 2018 at the Ontario Bar Association.
Monique Jilesen | March 2, 2018
Sana Halwani spoke at OBA's Young Lawyers Division program Your First Civil Trial. Her panel was titled “Use of Discovery Transcripts at Trial and Appeal Proofing Your Case”.
Sana Halwani | March 1, 2018
Laurel D. Hogg spoke at the Women in Law Panel Discussion hosted by the Mooting and Law Association at the University of Toronto in Mississauga. The panelists included female lawyers who have achieved success in their respective fields. Laurel shared her experiences and observations in the legal profession, discussed how diversity and inclusion has evolved in the workplace, and provided advice to students interested in succeeding in the field of law.
Laurel D. Hogg | February 28, 2018
Peter J. Osborne spoke at OsgoodePD's program on Current and Emerging Issues in Civil Sexual Assault. He shared his expertise on the panel "Interplay Between Civil and Criminal Proceedings."
Peter J. Osborne | February 26, 2018
Matthew B. Lerner spoke at OsgoodePD's program on the panel "Advocacy at the Mediation, Part 2 (After the Opening: Crucial Turning Points and Breaking Impasses)". He shared his expertise on finding creative solutions and approaches to commonly-encountered problems in mediations.
Matthew B. Lerner | February 22, 2018
Margaret Robbin's article How a certified class action affects post-Uber regulatory environment was published by the Lawyer's Daily on February 13, 2018. Margaret shares her expert analysis on the potential legal implications of the decision in Metro Taxi Ltd. v. City of Ottawa and how it affects municipalities who regulate disruptive technology.
Margaret Robbins | February 13, 2018
Colin Johnston was a faculty member at the 2018 Ontario Bar Association’s Institute. He has considerable experience in Professional Liability & Regulation and moderated the "Opioid Panel: Assessing Risks for Patients and Prescribing Physicians."
Colin Johnston | February 9, 2018
Matthew Sammon was a faculty member at the 2018 Ontario Bar Association’s Institute. He shared his valuable insight on the panel "Closely-Held Corporations: Dealing with Oppression."
Matthew Sammon | February 9, 2018
Nina Bombier spoke at the Osgoode Certificate program in Clinical Risk, Negligence & Claims Management in Health Care. Her panel was called "Litigation Session: Live Demonstrations - Examination in Chief and Cross-Examination of Plaintiff Expert".
Nina Bombier | February 9, 2018
Shara N. Roy and Peter Griffin presented at the Advocates' Society's program on Motions Advocacy. They shared their expertise and experience on how to prepare oral and written submissions.
William C. McDowell was a faculty member at the 2018 Ontario Bar Association’s Institute. With his depth of expertise and experience in Defamation & Media Law, he discussed "The Impact of Social Media on the Development of the Law".
William C. McDowell | February 6, 2018
Mariam Moktar was a faculty member at the 2018 Ontario Bar Association’s Institute. She presented on the panel "Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Evidence Obtained on Social Media".
Mariam Moktar | February 6, 2018
Risa Kirshblum spoke at OsgoodePD's program "Clinical Risk,
Negligence & Claims Management in Health Care". The program covered modules such as defence best practices, mitigation strategies, implications for risk management etc.
Risa M. Kirshblum | February 5, 2018
Nina Bombier authored the article Decision clarifies dispute resolution for international insurance policies which appeared in the Lawyer's Daily on February 2, 2018. This article discusses the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Trade Finance Solutions Inc. v Equinox Global Limited 2018 ONCA 12 which reinforces that deference will be granted to mandatory arbitration clauses and clears up the uncertainty around application of domestic Action Against Insurer clauses in international insurance policies.
Nina Bombier | February 2, 2018
Paul-Erik Veel and Graham Henry co-authored the article Absent Foreign Claimants in Canadian Class Actions: Where to After Airia Brands? that appeared in the The Canadian Class Action Review: Volume 13, Issue 1.
Paul-Erik Veel & Graham Henry | February 1, 2018
Sarah Bittman authored the article Class Actions and the Problem with Probabilistic Causation that appeared in the The Canadian Class Action Review: Volume 13, Issue 1.
Sarah Bittman | February 1, 2018
Andrew Parley moderated the CCCA webinar on complex e-discovery projects. He shared his expertise on the best practices for successfully managing these projects, which can be long, complicated, expensive, and disruptive to the business.
Andrew Parley | January 31, 2018
Peter J. Osborne spoke at the panel "Recent Developments in Legislation and Jurisprudence Relevant to the Professional Practice of Psychology".
Peter J. Osborne | January 22, 2018
Risa Kirshblum demonstrated mediation advocacy approaches by video on the panel "Advocacy at the Mediation, Part 2 (After the Opening: Crucial Turning Points and Breaking Impasses)".
Risa M. Kirshblum | January 22, 2018
Sana Halwani spoke on the topic “Reaching the (No) Promised Land: The striking down of the promise doctrine and its effect on Canadian patent litigation and prosecution”.
Sana Halwani | January 18, 2018
Tom Curry presented at Mount Sinai Hospital's Continuing Medical Education Seminar on the topic of "Stem Cells: Why Should We Recommend It?".
Tom Curry | January 13, 2018
Mark Veneziano presented at Mount Sinai Hospital's Continuing Medical Education Seminar on the topic of "How Are Assisted Conception Babies Different than Spontaneous Ones?"
Mark Veneziano | January 13, 2018
Rebecca Jones spoke at the Advocates' Society's program on strengthening your case through powerful and effective opening statements, and comprehensive examinaions-in-chief.
Rebecca Jones | December 15, 2017
Dena N. Varah spoke at the Law Society of Ontario's 2017 Civil Appeals: The Year in Review program. She took part in the "Corporate Law" panel and specifically provided her expert opinion on the decision in Wilson v. Alharayeri: Expanding Corporate Directors’ Personal Liability.
Dena N. Varah | December 12, 2017
Shara Roy presented at the Advocates' Society's full day workshop on understanding financial statements and strategically using the information to advance your client's case.
Shara N. Roy | December 11, 2017